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HPM Foundation Awards College Scholarships to four students

The HPM Foundation has awarded $1,000 college scholarships to four recent high school graduates...

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98 Ways to Build & Live Better

In celebration of HPM's 98th Anniversary, we compiled a list of 98 Ways to Build & Live Better. ...

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Weathering the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness Q&A with Darryl Oliveira

In Hawaii, the very real threat of storms and other natural disasters is part of island...

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HPM Foundation Awards College Scholarships to four students

The HPM Foundation has awarded $1,000 college scholarships to four recent high school graduates to help with upcoming college expenses and support student success. 

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98 Ways to Build & Live Better

In celebration of HPM's 98th Anniversary, we compiled a list of 98 Ways to Build & Live Better. We asked our 300+ owner-employees to share some of their favorite tips, tricks and insights for building and living better. From suggestions for fun family adventures, to clever home improvement...

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Weathering the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness Q&A with Darryl Oliveira

In Hawaii, the very real threat of storms and other natural disasters is part of island living—but small, proactive measures can make a big difference in the outcomes. We asked our hurricane preparedness pro to share some key steps residents can take to protect their homes, their families and...

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HPM's Hurricane Essentials Checklist

Time to tackle that hurricane kit you've been meaning to put together. 

Now... what to put in your supply box? Food and water—check! Maybe a flashlight, a first-aid kit and some candles, and you're good to go, right?

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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...

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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...

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