About

general contractor & custom home builder in kailua hawaii

Our mission is to provide our clients, sub-contractors and employees with the best experience in the building industry.

Established in 2006 by Phil Barker and Brett Kappelle, Barker Kappelle Construction builds for every budget. The design-build firm specializes in residential additions, remodels, new construction and commercial contracting.

Phillip Barker is an experienced contractor from New Zealand with a project portfolio that extends to such faraway places as the Cook Islands, London and the Maldives.

Brett Kappelle is a skilled carpenter from California with sharp management skills and a knack for getting things done.

Together, Barker Kappelle have 40 years of combined experience in the construction industry.

“We both come from different backgrounds, but we both enjoy the craftsmanship and business aspects that come with owning a construction company. We both are carpenters by trade and have that attention to detail that makes for a successful contractor.”  Phil Barker

“We’re a small, efficient company that works hard for our clients and expect nothing short of perfection.”  Brett Kappelle

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As Certified Green Professionals (CGPs) and graduates of Green Builder College, Barker Kappelle Construction, LLC., is a design-build firm with Hawaii’s environment in mind.