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Education + Scholarship Fund


The Hawaii Building Industry Foundation supports BIA Hawaii’s Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training program which builds awareness and understanding of the different trade opportunities and the skills needed to pursue a career in the industry while offering a competitive advantage for entry-level positions in the workforce and apprenticeship programs all while strengthening Hawaii’s construction workforce.


The training program:

1.    Offers a comprehensive vocation training program that provides participants with an overview of construction industry trades
2.    Gives participants opportunities to earn nationally recognized certificates
3.    Assists participants with career readiness training


Your donation will support tomorrow’s workforce with scholarships and training.

With your help, we can invest in our youth and ensure a sustainable workforce is in place for years to come.




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 Hawaii Building Industry Foundation

Memo: Education + Scholarship Fund

94-487 Akoki Street, Suite 213 

Waipahu, Hawaii 96797

HBIF is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization (Tax ID #20-2216525). 

Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.  Please check with your tax advisor to confirm the tax deduction.

Mahalo to Our Foundation  Donors

Aloma Wang/ Joseph Uno
Bowers & Kubota
Brent Tokita
Building Industry Labor Association of Hawaii

Design Partners Incorporated
DM Pacific, Inc.
Enviroquest, Inc.
Hawaiian Dredging
Jessica M Omoto
Ken Hayashida
Lloyd Higa
Martin Nakasone
McE International
Mitsunaga Construction, Inc.
Pacific Architects
Rinell Wood Systems
RM Towill Inc.
RMA Sales
Ronald N.S. Ho & Associates Electrical Engineers
Shintani Family Foundation
SSFM International
Tile Co.

Mahalo to our Grant Supporters

At the end of my last day of classes, I always ask what they liked most. Someone will always say, "we just needed someone to believe in us."

Evan Fujimoto, Graham Builders + Pre-Apprenticeship Certification Training Instructor

Students in the Classroom



The Hawaii Building Industry Foundation partners with the Building Industry Association of Hawaii for student and instructor outreach, program curriculum development, and grant execution.

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