• Environment Committee

  • Committee Members Committee Members


    Szabo, Victor, Healy Tibbitts Builders, Inc.


    Scruton, Gordon Jr., Unlimited Construction Services Inc




    Heltzel, Rick, Healy Tibbitts Builders, Inc.


    Akimseu, Greg, Hawaiian Cement

    Aniya, Paul, Koga Engineering

    Benson, Katie, Hensel Phelps Construction Co.

    Browne, Mary, Nordic PCL Construction, Inc.

    Browning, Jacob, Kaikor Construction

    Burkards, George, Nordic PCL Construction

    Capili, Jigs, Kaikor Construction

    Campbell, Edwina, Kiewit Building Group

    Chong, Brandon, Koga Engineering & Construction

    Chun, Darian, Royal Contracting Co., Ltd.

    Clark, Nick, Layton Construction

    Daniels, Sara, Grace Pacific LLC

    Furumoto, Jolene, A. C. Kobayashi, Inc.

    Herold, Randy, ENPRO Environmental

    Ichimura, Garrett, Koga Engineering

    Jenkins, Michael, Enpro Environmental

    Johnson, Oliver, Alakai Mechanical

    Joseph, Steve, PVT Land Company, Ltd.

    Kimura, Jamie, Koga Engineering & Construction

    Lutz, Nathan, Nordic PCL Construction

    Macdonald, Andrew, GP Roadway Solutions

    Nishioka, Todd, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.

    Ogasawara, Troy, Geotech Solutions, Inc.

    Sato, Larissa, WSP USA

    Shimoda, Randall, Alan Shintani Inc.

    Soto, Michael, Raising the Standard

    Sullivan, Mary, Lawson & Associates

    Umbower, Justin, Exacta Sales

    Uyeda, Jill, HDCC

    Watts, Rick, Kaikor Construction

    Wood, Nadia, Hensel Phelps Construction Co.

    Wurlitzer, Dane, Hawaiian Cement


    Coronel, Ramon, C & C

    Nakagaki, Mark, City & County Storm Water Quality

    Quindica, Ponciana, C & C

    Weatherholtz, Mahina, C & C


    Llorin, Vincent, DOT

    Takeno, Chris, DOT Office of Special Compliance

    Hiramoto, Travis, DOH Solid Hazardous Waste


    Lum, Darryl, HI  DOH CWB

    Sumida, Shane, HI DOH CWB

    Suzuki-Jones, Gail, HI DBEDT Energy Division

    Wong, Alec, Clean Water Branch DOH

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


    1. Education of members “Hawaii self-sustaining now & the future” concept.
    2. Maintain open communication between GCA and the government environmental agencies.
    3. Inform GCA members of:
    1. Current environmental protection regulations that may impact the construction industry.
    2. Best management practices (BMP) that minimize pollution to the maximum extent practical (MEP).
    3. Promotional measures related to construction and demolitions (C & D) waste reduction and recycling.
    4. Regulations and safe-work practices introduced to manage the COVID-19 pandemic.
    1. Discuss and seek ways to resolve environmental concerns affecting the construction industry.

    1. Increase committee participation, including inter-island representation.
    2. Update and then Maintain Environmental Committee Web Page
    3. Create dialogue about the fiscal considerations of environmental stewardship in Hawaii.
    4. Address Recycling Issues related to the Construction Industry.
    1. Support the Community Recycling Program
    2. Promote recycled aggregate as base course
    1. Sponsorship of:
    1. Workshops:
    1. Support and promote implementation of Graywater and Wastewater initiative.
    2. Construction Best Management Practices (BMP)
    3. Other environmental concerns related to construction activities
    4. EMS Workshop
    5. Managing Invasive Species in Hawaii

    6.    Support/promote:

          A.   Environmental activities:

    1. C & D recycling and Waste Management Planning
    2. U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™)
    3. Promote GCA Build Hawaii Award Environmental Category
    4. Review and comment by Committee on pending draft specification for City and State Environmental Concerns
    5. Coordinate with Legislative Committee
  • Schedule of Meetings for 2020 Schedule of Meetings for 2020

    The Committee meets monthly on the third Wednesday at 10:00am unless noted.
    January 15
    February 19
    March 18
    April 15
    May 20
    June 17
    July 15
    August 19
    September 16
    October 21
    November 18
    All scheduled meetings to be held at the General Contractors Association in the Conference Room 2(1st Floor) OR VIA Conference Call.  A meeting notice/agenda will be sent to all members prior to the meeting date.