Hawaii

Hale Kehau AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T12:58:31+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation and remedial design alternatives for leaks related to condominium roofs and a concrete parking structure, which served as a roof top tennis court at a residential apartment complex located in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. ABBAE provided roof investigation for multi-structure condominium buildings, common

Ono Vista Apartments

By | 2018-01-12T13:09:44+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed an investigation for stucco and concrete spall repairs, elastomeric coatings, elevated walkway waterproofing, and pool deck repairs for the Ono Vista Apartments in Mokuleia on O´ahu. The Ono Vista Apartments are two five-story apartment buildings. The structures are concrete and concrete masonry units (CMU), which were

Hawaii Convention Center

By | 2018-01-12T10:35:48+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the State of Hawaii and Architects Hawaii, Ltd. to provide design assistance and waterproofing consulting services to the Hawaii Tourism Authority/SMG Hawaii convention center located in Honolulu. Constructed in 1997, the 1.1 million SF convention center is a partially open-air facility consisting of extensive

Kapi´olani Medical Center at Pali Momi

By | 2018-01-11T10:30:49+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide investigation, remedial design and construction services for building repair. The Kapi’olani Medical Center at Pali Momi was completed in 1989 to serve West Oahu. The two-tower complex contains a 116-bed hospital facility with an adjacent medical office building (MOB). The hospital is a

The Plaza at Moanalua

By | 2018-01-12T13:33:31+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick and Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Sound Building Systems Hawaii, Inc. (SBSH) to provide waterproofing consulting services to the roof of the assisted living facility,  Plaza at Moanalua located in Honolulu. The Plaza at Moanalua is a 156 - bed rental assisted living community. The roofing design consists of a

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

By | 2018-01-12T13:40:44+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was asked by the State of Hawaii’s Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) to provide consulting engineering services for three separate properties on Hawai’i island. Pomaika’i Homes, Hale Aloha o Puna Housing, and Pahala Elderly Housing comprise of approximately seventy-five rental units.  ABBAE provided design of structural, architectural,

Ala Wai Manor AOAO

By | 2018-01-09T08:28:49+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained for mechanical consulting services for the Ala Wai Manor residential complex. Ala Wai Manor is a reinforced concrete structure located in the Kapiolani District of Honolulu. Constructed in 1965, the building is a 90,000 SF, 11-story multi-family residential tower. There are 92 two and three

2033 Nuuanu AOAO

By | 2018-01-09T08:28:45+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained for replumbing the domestic supply and waste water plumbing for 2033 Nuuanu in Honolulu. 2033 Nuuanu is a reinforced concrete structure reportedly constructed in 1972. The building is a 90,000 SF, 27-story, 72-unit multi-family residential tower. The apartment tower sits over the parking garage floors

1350 Ala Moana AOAO

By | 2018-01-09T08:28:38+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained as engineer and construction manager for the replacement of existing waste lines for the 1350 Ala Moana condominium building located in Honolulu. Built in 1968, 1350 Ala Moana is one of the premier residential addresses on the Honolulu waterfront. The structure is a 150,000 SF,

Sugar Beach Resort AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T10:02:49+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Sugar Beach Resort Apartment Owners Association (AOAO) to provide various mechanical engineering and energy optimization services. Located on Maui, Sugar Beach is a large condominium resort property. ABBAE’s scope included investigation, energy analysis, lifecycle cost analysis, design, and construction management services for rooftop

Kapi’olani Tower AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T15:40:47+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Kapi’olani Tower AOAO to provide waterproofing consulting services and construction details for Kapi’olani Tower in Honolulu. The 23 story concrete building has 189 residential units, street-level retail and five levels of above-grade parking. Other features include a separate ground-level residential lobby, a rooftop

Hokua AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T15:16:20+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the AOAO to provide remedial design, engineering and construction phase services of the domestic hot water PEX system replacement for the 272-unit Hokua building. The 272-unit building was experiencing water intrusion from the domestic hot water heaters and distribution piping (PEX) and valves in

Hale Pohaku AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T15:18:36+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to perform forensic investigation and provide remedial design alternatives for leaks related to a concrete parking structure with a rooftop tennis court in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. ABBAE met with building maintenance staff, reviewed as-built drawings and maintenance reports and performed limited destructive testing on a single

Nordstrom Store – Ala Moana

By | 2018-01-11T11:09:51+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) provided full-time construction monitoring for a large retail store. ABBAE provided construction monitoring services for the installation of a new built-up roofing system at the Nordstrom store at Ala Moana Shopping Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. The roof is approximately 70,000 SF covering 200,000 SF of retail space.

NOAA Pacific Regional Center

By | 2018-01-12T10:59:32+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provided third-party inspection and reporting services for the roof insulation for the NOAA Pacific Regional Center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honolulu Hawaii. The installation included the three-ply mechanically attached heat-welded modified bitumen mineral surfaced roofing system over an insulation layer by the roofing

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

By | 2018-01-12T11:46:37+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) developed and constructed a 178kW solar PV system on Pearl Harbor Naval Air Station for the USS Bowfin Submarine museum. ABBAE’s turnkey scope included permitting, design, engineering, construction management and financing of the installation of the 178kW roof mounted system. ABBAE used energy analysis and life cycle

University of Hawaii – Watanabe and Gilmore Hall ReRoof

By | 2018-01-11T11:55:31+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of Hawai’i (UH) to provide investigation and remedial design services for two roof replacements on the main campus. ABBAE was retained by UH to perform investigative services for two buildings; Watanabe Hall and Gilmore Hall. Watanabe Hall contains the Department of Physics

University of Hawaii – Kapi’olani Community College

By | 2018-01-11T11:57:04+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UH) to provide investigation and replacement solutions for the existing roof systems on two campus buildings at Kapiolani Community College. ABBAE provided investigation, remedial design and construction phase services for the Koki’o and Kopiko Buildings, totaling approximately 9,000

University of Hawaii – Cancer Research Center of Hawaii

By | 2018-01-11T10:44:03+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Architect of Record, Shimokawa Nakamura, Inc. (SN) to provide peer review services for the new construction of a cancer research center for the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UH). The Cancer Research Center of Hawaii (CRCH) will be a 140,000 SF building on

Ala Moana Shopping Center

By | 2018-01-11T11:17:02+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained for structural and engineering services, construction monitoring and testing services for the reroofing of various buildings located in the Ala Moana Shopping Center. Ala Moana Center is one of Hawaii’s premier shopping destinations with more than 290 shops and restaurants on the property. The property also has

2230 Kalakaua

By | 2018-01-11T11:25:02+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by MGA Architecture to provide waterproofing peer review services for a new mixed-use building in Honolulu.  2230 Kalakaua is a five-story steel-frame building with glass and granite curtain walls and a garden roof.  The retail/office building is included in the Waikiki Special Design District. ABBAE

Terrace by the Sea Wedding Facility

By | 2018-01-12T10:30:10+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Architects Hawai’i, Ltd. (AHL) to provide building envelope and waterproofing services for the Terrace by the Sea wedding facility at Kewalo, Honolulu. The Terrace by the Sea wedding facility is a 2-story, 23,000 SF Italianate style building proposed for a harbor-front site in the

Best Western Plaza Hotel

By | 2018-01-12T10:34:51+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to perform a corrosion study and assessment of the exterior power transformer and interior switchgear located at the Best Western Plaza Hotel located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The evaluation included repair recommendations and associated cost projections. The original hotel structure and associated electrical equipment installation were

Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa

By | 2018-01-12T11:05:34+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by Architects Hawaii to provide building envelope consulting services for new construction of a resort for the Walt Disney Company and its subsidiaries, Disney Vacation Development, Inc. and Disney Vacation Club Management Corporation. Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa is in the Ko Olina Resort

JW Marriott – Ihilani Resort and Spa

By | 2018-01-12T10:39:49+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide a comprehensive report on the building envelope condition of an 18-story hotel tower, spa and parking garage. The 387-room JW Marriott Ihilani was built in 1994. The main hotel is an 18-story concrete tower with 17 stories above grade and one level below.

Royal Kahana AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T15:57:32+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the AOAO to provide design and construction administration services on a condominium resort in Maui. ABBAE was retained by the AOAO to provide investigation, assessment and remedial design services for the condominium resort in Maui. The 12-story Royal Kahana is on Maui’s west shore

Palms at Waikiki

By | 2018-01-12T10:49:45+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided consulting services for the conversion of a 15-story residential condominium to a hotel in Waikiki. ABBAE performed investigation of the building envelope, building interiors and chilled water line insulation to determine the extent and location of the water intrusion. Mold was discovered in wall cavities and

Pioneer Plaza

By | 2018-01-11T09:37:53+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to perform an evaluation of exterior building envelope components for the Pioneer Plaza office tower in Honolulu, Hawaii. The assessment included preparing a budget forecast and design options for repairs. Built in 1977, Pioneer Plaza is a 21-story commercial office building that was experiencing spalling

Ocean View Center

By | 2018-01-11T09:58:08+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide forensic investigation and remedial repair solutions for water leaks related to the exterior of an eight story commercial office building. The building was experiencing water intrusion in multiple units on nearly all floors of the concrete mid-rise. Previous remedial

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

By | 2018-01-12T11:32:21+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided waterproofing design and details, construction administration and construction monitoring for the development and construction of 107 new one- and two-bedroom luxury residences and the new 14,000 square foot spa. ABBAE worked with both the Architect and the Owner to design waterproofing details and specifications for this