2019 Kenneth Shioi Memorial Scholarships Awarded
Congratulations to the 2019 Kenneth Shioi Memorial Scholarship recipients Brandi Baligad and Kaitlin Sandal. Brandi will be an architectural major at the University of Hawaii, Manoa in the fall. Kaitlin aspires to a career in construction management and will attend Central Washington University. The recipients were awarded the scholarships at the Contractors Association of Kauai General Membership meeting in June.
Shioi Builds Imu for Kauai Community College
Shioi Construction served as the general contractor for the Cultural Culinary Facility, also known as the Imu, at Kauai Community College (KCC). KCC recently blessed the facility and the event was featured in The Garden Island article KCC celebrates $1.5M 'Imu."
Photo credit: Dennis Fujimoto, The Garden Island
The Garden Island: Good reason to ‘Gather’
Shioi Construction is proud to have worked on Gather Federal Credit Union's Kapaa Branch project. Read more details about the project by clicking here and read the full article that appeared in The Garden Island newspaper entitled "Good Reason to 'Gather'" by clicking here.
Shioi Construction Takes on New Hires
LIHU`E, Hawai`i, March 1, 2019 – Shioi Construction, Inc. and its drywall and plaster division Creative Partition Systems (CPS) announced that they have four new hires: Kaulupono “Pono” Perez, Project Engineer; Cheryl Ribao, Payroll Administrator; Alicia Vea, Safety Coordinator; and Nicole Leyendeckers, CPS Project Assistant.
Perez, from Kaua`i and a graduate of Kamehameha Schools, most recently worked for a Las Vegas construction company. He is a civil engineering graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Perez is working on new projects including Bank of Hawai`i Lihu`e’s re-roofing; Foodland’s Princeville temporary storage; repairs at Kaiakea and Lihu`e Fire Stations; and the Kaua`i Medical Clinic Kapaa Clinic.
Shioi Construction Names Roy Shioi President
LIHU`E, Hawai`i, Jan. 4, 2019 – Shioi Construction, Inc. announced that it has named Roy Y. Shioi as President. Shioi, formerly the company’s Executive Vice President, has been with the general contracting company for 25 years and is the grandson of the organization’s founder, Kenneth Shioi.
Prior to Shioi taking the helm, Conrad Murashige served as President of Shioi Construction for 34 years. Murashige will remain as Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors and will continue to assist with day-to-day operations.
“It is with great pride that we appoint Roy as our President,” said Murashige. “He is exactly what Shioi Construction needs now, and in the years ahead, as we attract new employees, and grow our legacy in the state of Hawai`i.”
Shioi Breaks Ground on Kauai Medical Clinic's New Location
Shioi Construction recently broke ground on Kauai Medical Clinic's new 7,900-square-foot clinic located in the Kauai Village Shopping Center. The project is expected to be completed in the fall of 2019. Click here to read the full article that appeared in Pacific Business News.
Shioi Honored with Tetsuro "Rosy" Maeda Award
The Contractor's Association of Kauai (CAK) recently awarded Conrad Murashige and Shioi Construction with the 2018 Tetsuro “Rosy” Maeda Member of the Year Award for contributions made to the community. The following is the full script from the award presentation:
Shioi Completes Corteva Agriscience Hawaii Project
Shioi Construction recently completed Corteva Agriscience Hawaii's new lab in Kekaha, Kauai. The Garden Island newspaper reported on the building dedication and blessing. Click here to read the full article.
Photo credit: Dennis Fujimoto, The Garden Island
Shioi Begins Construction of Kilauea Market + Cafe
The Garden Island Newspaper recenty reported on the start of construction of Kilauea Lighthouse Village's new grocery store, Kilauea Market + Cafe, by Shioi Construction, Inc. Click here to read the full article, 'Grocerant' coming to Kilauea.
Image courtesy of Sullivan Family of Companies.
Shioi Sponsors First Kauai Construction Career Day
(Photo Credit: Shelley Paik)
Shioi Construction, Inc. sponsored the first Kauai Construction Career Day for nearly 350 students in grades six through 12 on September 21, 2018. Team members from Shioi Construction and Creative Partition Systems (CPS) worked on a planning committee with Kauai Community College's Construction Academy, the Department of Education's Kauai Complex Area, and many businesses and organization's in the industry to offer an exciting, hands-on event for students to explore the many different careers in the building industry.
2018 Kenneth Shioi Memorial Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to the 2018 Kenneth Shioi Memorial Scholarship recipients Conner Garcia, Avery Miguel, and Zachary Safford. Conner will be majoring in electrical engineering at San Diego State University. Avery will be attending the University of Nevada in Las Vegas and majoring in landscape architecture. Zachary will be majoring in civil engineering. The recipients were awarded the scholarships at the Contractors Association of Kauai General Membership meeting in June.
Shioi Donates $15,000 to Wilcox Health
Photo credit: Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island (l-r: Ken & Betsy Greenbaum, Roy Shioi, Jen Chahanovich, Val Tokuuke, Andy Bestwick, Dr. Jeffrey Cronk)
Shioi Receives CAK President's Award
Shioi Construction was recently awarded the Contractors Association of Kauai's (CAK) 60th anniversary President’s Award for Meritorious Service. Shioi Construction has been providing active service to the CAK for 49 consecutive years. Click here to read the full article that appeared in The Garden Island about the President's and other awards presented by CAK.
Zhou Joins CPS
PEARL CITY, Hawaii, Nov. 20, 2017 - Jianyong "Michael" Zhou recently joined Creative Partition Systems as a Project Manager. His main responsibilities include estimating and running CPS jobs on Oahu.
Michael, who is originally from China, attended high school in Virginia and has a civil engineering degree from the University of Hawaii. Prior to joining CPS, Michael spent seven years in China working on civil construction projects for a general contractor.
2017 Kenneth Shioi Memorial Scholarship Recipients
Photo: (l-r) Stetson Borilez, Jayna McClaran, Sean Shigematsu, Bennett Duarte and Roy Shioi. Photo credit: Shelley Paik
Congratulations to the 2017 Kenneth Shioi Memorial Scholarship recipients Stetson Borilez, Jayna McClaran, and Bennett Duarte. Stetson and Bennett will be in the construction trades program at Kauai Community College this fall, and Jayna is in her last year of post graduate studies as an architecture student at University of Hawaii, Manoa. She will graduate in May 2018 with her doctorate in architecture. The recipients were awarded the scholarships at the Contractors Association of Kauai General Membership Meeting in June.