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.

Click here to read the full article "Constructing a local work force" that appeared in The Garden Island.

2018 Kenneth Shioi Memorial Scholarship Recipients


Congratulations to the 2018 Kenneth Shioi Memorial Scholarship recipients Conner GarciaAvery 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.

Shioi Construction Donates Van to KIFB

When Shioi Construction President Conrad Murashige heard from Brad Nagano, Mokihana Insurance Agency principal partner and Kaua`i Independent Food Bank (KIFB) board member, that the food bank was in need of a van, he quickly looked at the construction company’s resources and offered one of its vans to the non-profit organization that is located in Nawiliwili, Kaua`i. 

“We are so grateful for this generous gift from Shioi Construction,” said KIFB Executive Director Kelvin Moniz. 

Click here to read the full article that appeared in The Garden Island.

Ogata Joins Shioi Construction

LIHU`E, Hawai`i, April 3, 2017 – Shioi Construction, Inc. announced that it has hired Eric Ogata as its new operations manager and promoted Roy S. Shioi to vice president and Diane Jenkins to corporate treasurer.

“Eric will oversee all of our company’s projects, and we are very fortunate to have him join our team,” said Shioi Construction President Conrad Murashige. “His knowledge and experience will be invaluable to our company and most importantly, our clients.”

Ogata has more than 25 years of experience working in the construction industry. Prior to joining Shioi Construction, Ogata was the senior project manager at Pioneer Contracting Co., Ltd. for 15 years. In this role, he oversaw other project managers in renovation and new construction projects at Tripler Army Medical Center, including the renovation of its pathology wing, emergency room, and pain clinic. He also worked for the Department of the Navy Nuclear Engineer Division and Allied Builders Systems.


Creative Partition Systems (CPS), the drywall and plaster division of Shioi, is proud to announce its recent completion of the new CVS Longs Drugs store located in Kapaa, Kauai.  CPS was subcontracted for the exterior plaster and interior drywall work including metal framing, metal roof trusses, EFIS, decorative art panels, insulation, drywall and acoustical ceilings.  The project team of PM Preston Lingaton, Foreman Ryan Anama, PE Travis Shigeta and PA Cynthia Corona overcame various challenges including a compressed schedule, to allow the Owner and Contractor to complete the project on time.


Shioi Construction recently completed the restoration of the fire damaged restaurant at the Hanalei Bay Resort.  Shioi was tasked as the Design/Build Contractor to re build the legendary Bali Hai Restaurant, destroyed by fire. The turnkey project included demolition, extensive structural retrofit, and the complete exterior and interior build out of the Resort’s lobby, hospitality areas, administration offices and restrooms.  Working concurrently on the resort property, Shioi Construction also completed the renovation of the Hanalei Bay Resort’s timeshare units.  Consisting of 13 buildings with 150 units, this multi-phased project included the complete renovation of the living spaces with newly renovated kitchens, baths, light fixture and finishes.  The project team included PM Joe Clemensen, Supt Val Miki Davis and PA Gari Sagawa.