Hawaii construction

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Hawaii has some of the highest construction costs in the country. That makes building new housing an expensive prospect.

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Total visitor spending declined and the value of private building permits decreased this year through September, signs that the Hawaii economy is ratcheting back.

Noise, Night Work Part Of Year-Long Nimitz Project

Jun 18, 2019
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The public is invited to a meeting Tuesday evening to hear about plans to resurface and repair a stretch of Nimitz Highway and Ala Moana Boulevard.

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High-rises are high-profile but they’re not the only construction projects underway in Hawaiʻi. In fact, government and institutional projects dominate the construction scene this year.