The Building Industry Association of Hawaii (BIA-Hawaii) will present the 27th annual BIA Renaissance Building & Remodeling Awards May 2, 2012 during a gala awards dinner at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. This premier statewide competition is open to all residential and commercial projects, either new construction or remodeled, that have not been previously entered in a BIA Renaissance Building & Remodeling Awards competition. The Early Bird deadline is Jan. 6.

This call for entries is available to all residential, commercial and public works projects and welcomes contractors, developers, architects, designers and kitchen and bath designers. Entry divisions include Residential Remodeling, Commercial Remodeling, New Residential, New Commercial, Public Works, Details, Landscape & Outdoor Living, Hawaii BuiltGreen™, Historical, Kitchen & Bath and a new Innovative Design & Construction Division. Official entry details are available online at, and the final entry deadline for all entrants of the 2012 BIA Renaissance Awards is March 2.

For more information and to obtain a BIA Renaissance Building & Remodeling Awards entry, contact Clarice Watanabe at 629-7503, email or visit the website.

Chartered in 1955, the Building Industry Association of Hawaii is a professional trade organization affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders, representing the building industry and its associates. The 500 members of BIA-Hawaii are developers, contractors, suppliers, Realtors, architects, financial institutions and a host of other professionals who serve the building industry. BIA-Hawaii takes a leadership role in unifying and promoting the interests of the industry to enhance the quality of life for the people of Hawaii.