1,491 Hawaii General Contractors

If you're on the brink of a large home improvement project, remodel, or even building a home from scratch, you'll likely want to hire a general contractor. These professionals manage all aspects of the job to ensure it's being completed on schedule and to your satisfaction, so be sure to check local contractors for reviews, ratings and recommendations to find the right one for your project or new home construction. You can find more general contractors in Honolulu, Hilo, Kailua, Kaneohe and Kāne‘ohe. More 
Kailua, HI, US 96734
Barker Kappelle Construction is an award winning construction firm, licensed and insured, in the state of Hawaii. Established in 2006 by Phil Barker and Brett Kappelle, BKC... Read More 
Kailua, HI, US 96734
MOKULUA stands for something bigger than building homes… it’s a promise to our environment and the people that live with it; we will protect the environment and continue to... Read More 
GM Construction, Inc. (808) 325-6505
Kailua Kona, HI, US 96745
GM Construction, Inc. builds custom, luxury homes in beautiful Kailua-Kona, HI. We strive to make the home-building experience exciting and enjoyable for the owners by finding... Read More 
Pukalani, HI, US 96768
Wildco Construction Specializes in custom homes and remodeling. We pride ourselves on approaching complex design challenges with innovative solutions to exceed our customers... Read More 
Maui Joinery Inc. (808) 757-2319
Wailea, HI, US 96753
Luxury Home Builder and Remodeler on the Island of Maui Read More 
Kailua, HI, US 96734
We specialize in home remodels with a focus on kitchens and bathrooms. Read More 
Armstrong Builders LLC (808) 848-2484
Honolulu, HI, US 96819
Founded in 1976, Armstrong Builders is a recognized leader in Hawaii’s residential and commercial construction markets. We have built a reputation for award-winning projects, high... Read More 
Kapaa, HI, US 96746
Williams Construction is a Kaua'i, Hawaii based residential construction company. Because we are an individually owned company, we are dedicated to making each customer a... Read More 
Wailuku, HI, US 96793
General Contractor, Design build remodeling construction done to your satisfaction. Read More 
Custom Carpentry by CPT (808) 990-5603
Waikoloa, HI, US 96738
A Hawaii based Renovation Contractor Read More 
Kihei, HI, US 96753
Over 3 decades of experience, licensed, insured, design/build, see website for more Read More 
Coulter Construction (808) 239-5491
Kaneohe, US 96744
Design Build Steel framed homes Read More 
Cherry Construction, LLC (808) 421-7038
Hawaii Kai, HI, US 96825
Cherry Construction, LLC. is a locally-owned and operated, full-service construction company that focuses on efficiency, professionalism, dependability, and quality. We are... Read More 
Kailua Kona, HI, US 96745
"Constructing quality commercial and residential projects by delivering outstanding performance and holding honesty above all else" Read More 
Natural Structures (808) 721-0196
Kailua, US 96734
Home remodel and new construction with an emphasis on natural design, open room concepts, bali pavilions and outdoor showers that connect to the natural world. When ever possible... Read More 
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What Is a General Contractor?


General contractors are often known as project managers. They oversee the entire remodeling or new home construction project and facilitate all day-to-day tasks that move it toward completion. A local contractor will work with your architect to review plan as you build a house and ensure everything is in place before work is started as well as arrange for permits and necessary inspections. While good local home improvement contractors will have the skills to handle certain tasks onsite, such as carpentry, he or she is also responsible for hiring subcontractors for the majority of jobs, such as electrical work, painting or plumbing. In addition, the general contractor should be onsite regularly to inspect the progress and resolve issues. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of general contractors: Architects & Designers, Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Kitchen & Bath Designers, Specialty Contractors.

A quality home contractor is a must for successful completion of a renovation or new construction. Because of this, it's essential that you do your homework before deciding on the right Hawaii Metro Area general contractor as you build a house. Inspect bids carefully. Was it ready when the contractor promised it? Was the bid for building a home unusually high or low? Each of these things can be very telling: A late bid may reflect timing standards, and an off-the-mark bid could be code for a pricey premium or a deliberate underbid to score the remodeling job. You should call references, review contractor reviews and visit Hawaii Metro Area completed projects to see if they’re what you expect for your job. Once you do secure your local contractors, read the contract very carefully to be sure everyone is on the same page.

Questions to ask prospective local contractors:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • What qualities do you look for in your subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • What happens when costs exceed budget, whether due to materials or labor pricing changes? What about changes made by the client or by the professionals — what kinds of situations would cause those costs to be incurred?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can your job get done?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?


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