We Value Sustainability

We are committed to green, sustainable building and being a responsible corporate citizen. This goes beyond adopting environmentally sound business practices such as recycling containers and office materials, and purchasing green office supplies for our offices and jobsites. Our commitment also includes our intention to educate our personnel and our project team members about sustainable building practices and to focus on constructing projects that are pursuing LEED© certification.

Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc currently employs more than 30 LEED© AP’s who are helping guide our sustainability efforts. We are proud of our LEED© project experience, and are committed to this tangible way of partnering with our clients to reduce our carbon footprint in Hawaii.

Our top-rated Pre-Construction Services include the latest REVIT©/BIM technology that enables virtual construction of a project resulting in less paper use, less construction material waste, and greater efficiencies including construction time savings.

Hawaiian Dredging’s Green Ohana is an in-house steering committee devoted to guiding the company and implementing current best practices in sustainability in our offices and on our jobsites. The goal is to be better stewards of our planet.

Hawaiian Dredging has been building Hawaii since 1902, and embraces our industry’s shift to building a greener, more Sustainable Hawaii for present and future generations.

Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc’s Green Ohana is an in-house committee dedicated to guiding the company toward current best sustainability practices in our offices and on our jobsites.

The Green Ohana includes Hawaiian Dredging employees many of whom are LEED Accredited Professionals from various departments and jobsites who meet monthly to discuss sustainable company practices, organize activities, share local and national Green-related news and events, and keep everyone updated on the latest sustainable construction methods,materials, and developments.

Various sub committees within the Green Ohana are concerned with education, recycling, and communications.

“Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc. is committed to green, sustainable construction practices and the need to be environmentally responsible stewards . Our Green Ohana Committee plays a crucial role in helping us achieve these objectives.”

Omidyar K-1 Neighborhood

Platinum LEED Rating

This K-1 campus is a Design-Assist project consisting of four duplex classroom buildings and a two-story building with classrooms and a community room. Numerous additional sustainability features were integrated to include; day lighting, rainwater catchment cisterns for watering gardens, outdoor learning area with endemic and native Hawaiian educational gardens, PV panels for energy, FSC lumber for millwork, recycled material, natural ventilation, bioswales to manage water runoff.


Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing

Gold LEED Rating

The Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing (UEPH), located at the Schofield Army Base is a six-story, 81,000 square foot barracks design to house 192 soldiers with a total of 96 two-bedroom units with full kitchens and baths. The barracks were constructed using tunnel form system and supported by concrete wall footings.


Joint Traffic Management Center Parking Structure

Gold LEED Rating

The Joint Traffic Management Center Parking Structure was the initial phase of what will become a state-of-the-art communications facility supporting eight critical safety and security operations, the very first in the State of Hawaii. This design-build project created a new aesthetically innovative, six-level concrete parking structure providing 410 new parking stalls.


Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

Silver LEED Rating

Disney’s first ever, stand-alone hotel/timeshare resort located in Oahu’s Ko Olina Resort Community & Marina consists of two 15-story wings, 1,066 guestrooms and suites, and 290,000 square foot parking. Aulani is the first resort in Hawaii to obtain LEED Silver Certification.


Hawaiian Dredging Operations Base Yard

Silver LEED Rating

Situated in Kapolei on the island of Oahu, Hawaiian Dredging’s Operations Base Yard is a 23,000 square foot multipurpose workshop facility. This active operations hub exemplifies our commitment to sustainability and environmental awareness.


University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine

Certified LEED Rating

The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is a state-of-the-art world-class biomedical research facility and medical school, on 10 acres in Honolulu’s Kakaako district. Features include general and specialized lab spaces, offices, an animal facility and bio-safety level 3 laboratories. This complex project was the first educational and research facility in Kakaako’s redevelopment.


Green Building and Sustainability Resources

Organizations Hawaii Chapter U.S. Green Building Council http://www.usgbchawaii.org

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