• Construction Education Committee

  • Committee Members Committee Members


    Abeshima, James, Hawaiian Dredging Construction


    Gono, Cori, Civil-Mechanical Contractor


    Kinney, Emmett, Healy Tibbitts Builders, Inc.


    Batterman, Scott, Clay Chapman Pulice & Nervell

    Choy, Thalia, Genba Hawaii

    Clark, Nick, Layton Construction

    Clay, Gerald, Clay Chapman Pulice Nervell

    Constant, Craig, LendLease

    DeTommaso, Christine, Honeywell International Inc.

    Edwards, Brady, Layton Construction     

    Furuya, Colleen, Mass. Electric Construction Co.

    Hendrickson, Tricia, Nordic PCL Construction

    Kam, Jonathan, Moss & Associates

    Koga, Kienen, Nordic PCL Construction

    McLaughlin, Jon, Layton Construction

    Nakoa, Kawika, Albert C. Kobayashi, Inc.

    Nohara, Glenn, Genba Hawaii, Inc.

    Richards, Chip, Solid State Lighting Hawaii

    Soto, Michael, Raising the Standard

    Thompson, Claire, Nordic PCL Construction

    Yoneda, Dale, S & M Sakamoto, Inc.

    Young, Michael, A. C. Kobayashi, Inc.


    Akiona, Randy, UH School of  Architecture

  • Committee Purpose Statement and Specific Goals for 2020 Committee Purpose Statement and Specific Goals for 2020


    The purpose of the GCA Construction Education Committee is to:

    • Provide educational opportunities for members and non-members in the construction industry;
    • Monitor the development of Construction Project Management Program at the University of Hawaii
    • Implement AGC educational programs.
    1. Offer AGC’s Supervisory Training Program, Project Manager Development Program and encourage on-line training.
    2. Maintain rapport with the UH College of Engineering and the UH School of Architecture, investigate and suggest possible research projects through the recommendations of other GCA committees (Government related committees, Education Foundation Board, and Safety Committee).
    3. Maintain the outreach to High School Students.
    4. Sponsor and Co-sponsor other educational opportunities.
      1. Partnering
      2. Mediation
      3. Construction Law
      4. AGC Courses
        1. BIM
        2. Project Manager Development Program
        3. Lean Construction
        4. Safety Management Training Course
    5. Assist with the Construction Career Day.
    6. Monitor the GCA Scholarship Fund established with the UH Foundation.
  • Committee Meeting Schedule 2020 Committee Meeting Schedule 2020

    Thursday, February     27    10:00 a.m.

                    April            23 ..............        “

                    June            25 .............        “

                    August         27 ..............        “

                    October       22 .............        “

    The Committee meets bi-monthly on the fourth Thursday at 10:00am, unless noted.


    All scheduled meetings to be held at the General Contractors Association in the Conference Room 2 (1st Floor) or via teleconference.  A meeting notice/agenda will be sent to all members prior to the meeting date.