DIY

Build Better DIY - How to Make Pavers

Here's the scenario: You have a great front lanai, but you're tracking cinder into the house....

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Meet the owner: Jasen Doi, Kitchen & Bath Designer

Growing up, Jasen Doi spent a lot of time at HPM Waimea, since his dad built a lifelong career...

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Meet the owner: Eric Scicchitano, Director of Manufacturing & Distribution Operations

Eric Scicchitano started working at HPM Building Supply in 2010 for two main reasons: our...

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DIY

Build Better DIY - How to Make Pavers

Here's the scenario: You have a great front lanai, but you're tracking cinder into the house. One way to prevent such a mess is by building cement pavers. Watch the episode “Pavers” on Build Better with HPM for the step-by-step process.

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Meet the owner: Jasen Doi, Kitchen & Bath Designer

Growing up, Jasen Doi spent a lot of time at HPM Waimea, since his dad built a lifelong career with the company. After earning an accounting degree from University of Hawai’i at Manoa, he was ready to return to country life.

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Meet the owner: Eric Scicchitano, Director of Manufacturing & Distribution Operations

Eric Scicchitano started working at HPM Building Supply in 2010 for two main reasons: our company’s long track record of helping people build better, and the idea of being part of a business that keeps dollars in the local economy. Originally from Syracuse, New York, he fell in love with the...

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Reflections on HPM’s 97th Year of Serving Hawai‘i

As HPM Building Supply celebrates its 97th year of service, we reflect on our values and the enduring principles that have guided our business every step of the way.

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Meet the owner: Darryl Oliveira, HPM Safety and Internal Control Manager

With a storied career that includes the roles of Fire Chief and Civil Defense Director for Hawaii County, Darryl Oliveira is no stranger to adversity. He spent three decades as a firefighter, and worked with local agencies to improve disaster response when the Big Island was hit with four...

Planning

Tutu’s Moving In! Helpful Tips for Adding or Remodeling a Room

Having Tutu close means you can enjoy more time together—and care for any special needs she may have. But first you’ll need a game plan for setting up a living space that makes her feel right at home, respects local building laws and makes smart financial sense for you.

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HOPE Project BUILT BETTER with HPM and many partners

Three weeks ago, local contractors Gilbert Alquinaldo of Pacific Rim Construction/Big Island Electrical Service and Bronson Haunga of Haunga General Contracting, stirred up the conversation to use HPM Sheds as temporary emergency accommodations for those displaced by the Kilauea eruption. This...

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Meet the owner: Gary Danzl, HPM Kona Operations Manager

Gary Danzl was living in the Pacific Northwest when a relative who worked for Keaau-based contractor Heartwood Pacific invited him to lend a hand with a new project in his area. Impressed with his liaison contributions, the company flew Gary to Big Island to refurbish satellite dish pads at the...

Planning

7 Helpful Tips to Start Your Kitchen and Bath Remodel Design

Kitchen and bath areas are prime targets for upgrades aimed at increasing the value and livability of your home. And while it’s true that making changes to the core functions of a household can be challenging, there are ways to manage the kitchen and bath remodel design process that make it more...

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Meet the Owner: Ross Yamashita

No one has worked longer for HPM than Ross Yamashita, and during the 43 years he’s been on the company’s payroll, he’s seen a lot of changes.

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