New Construction in Hawaii

Are you looking for a local construction company to build your new home or office in Honolulu or Kailua?

Would you prefer to work with a smaller building company that can give your project the full time and close attention it deserves?

Does the idea of a hand-picked team of highly-skilled and professional architects, engineers, carpenters and other home builders dedicated to achieving your construction dreams appeal to you?

If you can answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions then Barker Kappelle Construction LLC of Kailua is the company you need.

Why choose Barker Kappelle Construction LLC for your new construction in Honolulu, Kailua and throughout Hawaii?

  • Small, accessible local building contractor that can focus in detail on your project.
  • Professional and experienced contractors handpicked for their expertise to work for you.
  • Tightly-run teams of builders, electricians, plumbers, masons and other skilled craftsmen who finish on time and without budget over-runs.
  • Licensed, bonded and insured workmen.

If you would like to discuss your new construction ideas with us, please telephone 808-664-9212: Fax 808 254-9212: or e-mail and we’ll set up a visit, either onsite or in our Kailua office, at your convenience.

What makes Barker Kappelle different from other home and office builders?

At Barker Kappelle Construction LLC we have more than 40 years’ experience in all aspects of new construction, renovations, remodels and additions and have worked within budgets large and small.

We are here to assist with all aspects of your new construction project, from selecting and appraising a site, right through the design and architectural process, and on to the completed build and final finish.

If you have no previous experience of home or office construction, we can offer you all the practical guidance and explanations you need so that you become familiar with every step of the process that goes into creating a new construction.

We can assist you in:

  • Selecting a site locating where your new construction will be built
  • Getting familiar with all the appraisal and permitting issues that are required before starting to construct a new home or office
  • Getting a clear grip on the nitty-gritty of construction costs
  • Establishing a realistic design that will work within your budget
  • Maximizing your budget by eliminating elements of “overdesign” – a common problem with some architects
  • Becoming familiar with green building techniques so that your finished home or office is energy- efficient and eco-friendly.

No matter what type of new construction you are looking to build – a family residence, office, storage facility, commercial property or any other type of construction – Barker Kappelle Construction LLC can put together a hand-picked team of highly qualified, skilled and experienced professionals who will work with you to achieve your dreams.

Green Build

Our founders, Brett Kappelle and Phillip Barker, are both accomplished craftsman carpenters by trade and are also trained and certified in green and eco-friendly building techniques. We are committed to preserving the very special and unique natural landscape that we enjoy here in Hawaii and will be very pleased to build your new construction using the latest environmentally-compatible building technologies available on the market.

Take a look at our past projects

We cordially invite you to look through some of the previous new construction projects that we showcase here on our website and invite you to contact us if you would like to talk to some of our earlier clients.

For more information about our company and the new constructions we have completed please do not hesitate to call. You can reach us on:

Telephone 808-664-9212: Fax 808 254-9212: or e-mail

Barker Kappelle Construction LLC of Kailua and Honolulu: designing and building elegant and practical homes and commercial constructions for those of us who love Hawaii.

We adhere to the Design Build Institute of America’s definition of Design-Build and advantages of its use:

What is Design-Build?

Design-build is a method of project delivery in which one entity – the design-build team – works under a single contract with the project owner to provide design and construction services. One entity, one contract, one unified flow of work from initial concept through completion. Design-build is also known as design/construct and single-source responsibility. Across the country and around the world, design-build successfully delivers office buildings, schools, stadiums, transportation and water infrastructure projects with superior results.

Design-build is an alternative to design-bid-build. Under the latter approach, design and construction are split – separate entities, separate contracts, separate work.

Design-build, design-bid-build and construction management are the three project delivery systems most commonly employed in North America. Over the past 15 years, use of design-build has greatly accelerated in the United States, making this delivery method one of the most significant trends in design and construction today.

One Contract, One Integrated Team

Design-build streamlines project delivery through a single contract between the owner and the design-build team. This simple but fundamental difference saves money and time by transforming the relationship between designers and builders into an alliance which fosters collaboration and teamwork. United from the outset of every project, an integrated team readily incorporates BIM and LEED certification goals.

The Design-Build Advantage:

Owner/Agency Benefits

Faster Delivery — collaborative project management means work is completed faster with fewer problems.
Cost Savings — an integrated team is geared toward efficiency and innovation.
Better Quality — design-builders meet performance needs, not minimum design requirements, often developing innovations to deliver a better project than initially imagined.

Singular Responsibility — one entity is held accountable for cost, schedule and performance.

Decreased Administrative Burden — owners can focus on the project rather than managing disparate contracts.

Reduced Risk — the design-build team assumes additional risk.

Reduced Litigation Claims — by closing warranty gaps owners virtually eliminate litigation claims.

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