The Building Industry Association of Hawaii (BIA-Hawaii) presents the 9th annual Remodel It Right/Remodel It Green Expo this Friday, Aug. 9 through Sunday, Aug. 11 at Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Visit with Hawaii’s top contractors, suppliers, building industry experts and associates under one roof in a convenient, central location offering a showcase of remodeling industry expertise. The event theme, “Remodel It Right, Remodel It Green,” will enlighten and educate homeowners on the latest products, services and trends in energy saving and sustainable living.


Unique features of this award-winning expo include “The Expert is In” round table talks, to be held at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Experts will explain the basics of photovoltaic, energy savings and rebates, cool roofs and how to paint your home. “Kitchen & Bathroom” remodeling basics will be presented at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The “Remodel It Right” panel of experts, held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, will cover the major foundations of architecture, general contracting, contractor licensing and permitting guidelines for your remodeling project. A Free Remodeling Planning Kit will be offered to every family attending the sessions, while supplies last.

Come and see the latest products, services, resources and contacts that will beautify your home, save you energy and help your remodeling dreams come true. The event is presented by your premier resource for the best in home building and remodeling, BIA-Hawaii. For more information, visit

Karen Nakamura is CEO of the Building Industry Association of Hawaii.