The Building Industry Association of Hawaii (BIA-Hawaii) is very committed to our mission “to enhance the quality of life for the people of Hawaii.” Our members are dedicated professionals representing developers, general contractors, specialty contractors, suppliers and associates. The 20th Annual BIA Home Building & Remodeling Show, otherwise known as “The Big Show,” will be held next weekend (Jan. 24, 25 and 26) at the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

This January showcase of building industry experts and companies will offer consumers thousands of new products, services, building trends and remodeling techniques. It is also a very unique opportunity to ask questions, gather information and establish connections with the owners and senior managers of Hawaii’s top contractors and suppliers.



The Big Show will offer homeowners free consultations and special event seminars to provide additional resources for remodeling and new home construction projects. Conveniently located under one roof, consumers can come to one centralized location and discover the latest technological advances in building materials, appliances, construction innovations, architectural and interior design.

Special event seminars will focus on kitchens and bathrooms and include “Latest Kitchen & Bathroom Trends,” presented by Ozzy Naweli of Ozzy’s Construction and Randall Omoto of Homeowners Design Center, and “How to Remodel Your Kitchen and Bathroom,” presented by Ed Sugawa of EMEE Kitchens & Baths, LLC. and Randall Omoto of Homeowners Design Center on Jan. 25. “Kitchen & Bathroom Universal Design” will be presented by Curt Kiriu, CAPS, CGP, EPA Certified Renovator and President of CK Independent Living Builders and Evan Fujimoto, president of Graham Builders Inc., on Jan. 26. We look forward to seeing you at The Big Show.

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