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98-055 Kamehameha Highway
Aiea, Hawaii 96701-4922    
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Constructing Your Commercial Success
 
Proudly Serving:
The Hawaiian Islands
Since 1988
 
Hours of Operation:
Monday–Friday,
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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JACK L. PARKER, President

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

Twenty-five (25) years of hands-on and management experience with two prominent national general contractors in California and Hawaii.  Entered the industry as an apprentice carpenter in 1962, advancing within short periods of time to Carpenter Foreman, General Foreman, Field Superintendent, Assistant Project Manager, and from 1974 to 1987, Senior Project Manager in charge of numerous large projects, including high-rise condominiums, hotels, and commercial complexes.

 

In 1988, founded Summit Construction, Inc., a Hawaii-based general contracting firm.  Also founder and President of a major Hawaii construction consulting company since 1987.
 

EMPLOYMENT:

SUMMIT CONSTRUCTION, INC.

1988 to present 

President

 

CHARLES PANKOW BUILDERS, LTD., Hawaii Division: 

1974 - 1987, Senior Project Manager

1971 - 1974, Asst. Project Manager

1970 - 1971, Field Superintendent

1969 - 1970, General Foreman

1968 - 1969, Carpenter Foreman

 

PETER KIEWIT & SONS, HEAVY DIVISION

Northern California, 1963 - 1968

Journeyman Carpenter and Foreman
 

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

In Hawaii, developed the 3-day and then the 2-1/2 day structural cycle to complete all vertical and horizontal elements (floors, walls and ceilings) of the construction cycle on high-rise concrete buildings, utilizing specially-created techniques in slip form, flying form and precast work.

 

Consistent record of fast-track scheduling, resulting in early completion of major construction projects.

 

Construction consultant on numerous residential and commercial projects in Hawaii, California, Nevada, Washington, Vancouver, Guam, Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan.
 

EDUCATION:

Engineering, University of Hawaii, Sacramento State University and Marin Junior College.

 

Certified Journeyman Carpenter
 

AFFILIATIONS:

Building Industry Association of Hawaii - Past Director

Condominium Association - Past Vice-President/Director

Safari Club International, Hawaii Chapter - Past President
 

 

O FRANK STORCH, Vice President

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

In the building industry since 1981.

 

Extensive experience in bridge construction, heavy highway, commercial construction, and large public projects. Construction management of luxury condominiums and commercial highrises.

 

Corporate management includes client relations, contract negotiations, and oversight of engineering, field and office operations.  Project management includes estimating and scheduling, value engineering, field coordination, and contract administration.

 

EMPLOYMENT:

SUMMIT CONSTRUCTION, INC.

1989 to present

Vice President, Operations

Project Manager

 

BLOUNT CONSTRUCTION GROUP

1985 - 1989

Project Engineer

Office Engineer

 

CHAPIN & CHAPIN, INC.

1981 - 1985

Project Manager

Project Engineer

 

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

$60 million structural steel twin-tower, luxury condominium highrise in San Diego, California.

 

EDUCATION:

Purdue University

B.S. Civil Engineering, 1984

M.S. Civil Engineering, 1985

 

AFFILIATIONS:

American Society of Civil Engineers

 

 

CHRISTINE KAWADA, Vice President

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

In the construction and real estate development and sales industries since 1972 with extensive experience in office management and contract administration.

 

EMPLOYMENT:

SUMMIT CONSTRUCTION, INC.

1999 to present

Vice President, Office and Contract Administration

 

STARK PROPERTIES, LTD.

1987 - 1999

Vice President and Principal Broker, Project Sales

 

CHARLES PANKOW BUILDERS, LTD., Hawaii Division

1972 - 1987

Principal Broker and Project Sales Contract Administrator

Office Manager and Assistant to President
 

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Administrative management of original marketing, sales, resales, and escrow closings of 306 units in One Waterfront Towers, a twin 45-story luxury high-rise condominium in Honolulu.
 

AFFILIATIONS:

Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Hawaii

1985 to present

 

 

GEORGE J. HIDANO, Controller

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

In the building industry since 1979.

 

Expertise in all aspects of construction accounting and related computer applications.
 

EMPLOYMENT:

SUMMIT CONSTRUCTION, INC.

1994 to present

Controller/Administrative Operations Manager

 

BAKERY EUROPA

1992 - 1994

Chief Financial Officer

 

GRANGER PACIFIC, INC.

1979 -1992

Controller/Treasurer

 

MAUI DIVERS OF HAWAII

1979

Financial Analyst

 

ERNST & ERNST, CPA'S (Currently known as Ernst & Young, CPA's)

1975 - 1979

Senior Accountant
 

EDUCATION:

University of Hawaii at Manoa

B.B.S. Accounting, 1975
 

AFFILIATIONS:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants

 
 

MELVIN T. INOUYE, Project Manager

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

In the building industry since 1989.

Comprehensive experience in project budgeting, scheduling, project management, and contract and field administration.  Projects managed include:
 
• Moanalua High, Salt Lake Elementary, and Moanalua High Schools - $11.2 million renovation of three public schools on the island of Oahu

• Kealakehe Intermediate School - $8.8 million construction of new 2-story, 22,000 sq. ft. administration/library building and renovation of existing spaces for public school on island of Hawaii

• Institute of Astronomy - $6.1 million construction of new 2-story, 16,400 sq. ft. structural steel building on island of Maui

• Konawaena High School - $4.5 million renovation of public school on island  of Hawaii

• Safeway - major remodel of fully-operating retail stores in Hilo and Kona on the island of Hawaii totaling $3.2 million

• Hyatt Regency Waikiki - $3.9 million renovation of 608 guest rooms on 35 floors of luxury hotel

• First Hawaiian Bank - $2 million sitework, exterior, and 28,000 sq. ft. interior renovation of Kapiolani Branch

• Pearl Harbor Bachelors Enlisted Quarters - new $18 million 18-story  residential highrise

• Department of Health Laboratory Facility - new $35 million facility
  

EMPLOYMENT: SUMMIT CONSTRUCTION, INC.
 2000 to present
 Project Engineer
 
 ALLIED BUILDING SYSTEM
 1998 - 1999
 Project Engineer
 
 DMA Contracting, Inc.
 1997 - 1998
 Superintendent
 Project Manager
 Quality Control Manager
EDUCATION:  University of Hawaii at Manoa
 B. S. Mechanical Engineering, 1989
 
 Construction Quality Management for Contractors
 U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers
 
 
DEAN AITY, Project Engineer

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

In the building industry since 2003.

Experience in project scheduling, project management, and contract and field administration.  Projects include:

• Safeway 4-Wall Remodel - $2.2 million major remodel of fully-operating retail store in Kapaa on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.

• Ala Moana Center - $180 million expansion of major retail shopping mall in Honolulu, Hawaii.  

• Kaanapali Ocean Resort – construction of new $300 million hotel resort on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.

• 301 Mission – construction of new $400 million project in San Francisco, California consisting of 62-story luxury condominium tower and 20-story mixed-use tower.
 

EMPLOYMENT:

SUMMIT CONSTRUCTION, INC.

2009 to present

Project Engineer

 

HAWAIIAN DREDGING

2007 - 2008

Construction Engineer

 

WEBCOR BUILDERS

2005 - 2007

Project Engineer

 

US HOME AND KITCHELL

2003 – 2004

Assistant Superintendent (Internship)

Assistant Project Engineer (Internship)
 

EDUCATION:

California State University, Chico

B. S. Construction Management, 2005
 

 
 
DONALD MAKI, Project Engineer

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

In the building industry since 1976.

Experience in project budgeting, scheduling, project management, and contract and field administration.  Projects managed include:

• Major remodel of five (5) fully-operating Safeway retail stores on the islands of Oahu and Maui totaling $7million.

 Construction management background includes work in the energy industry and commercial and residential physical plant operations.  Positions held include:

• Physical Plant Director of Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu, managing construction of new classrooms and laboratories, reconditioning of mechanical and plumbing systems, and maintenance of resident dormitories and public areas.

• Director of Engineering of Royal Kona Resort in Kailua-Kona, in charge of general maintenance and repair of 450-room hotel on 11-acre site, including ADA compliance and HVAC system.

• Building Engineer of luxury Queen Victoria Condominum in Honolulu, in charge of monitoring, maintenance and repair of all motorized machinery and HVAC, fire alarm, plumbing, sprinkler, and pool/spa systems.

• Energy Specialist and Engineer Consultant to Hawaiian Electric Company, conducting various energy surveys at commercial buildings, hotels, hospitals and schools.
 

EMPLOYMENT:

SUMMIT CONSTRUCTION, INC.

2004 to present

Project Engineer
 

EDUCATION:

Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Southern Alberta

Institute of Technology

Compressor Design, Institute for Advancement, Houston

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