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Hawaii Contractors License

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Since 1993 our company has been helping contractors get their Hawaii state contractors license. With a 99% success rate, our exam prep classes are the best in the industry.

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  • Hawaii Contractors License


Hawaii Residential


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Hawaii Carpentry Framing

A C-6 Carpentry Framing Contractor is authorized to do framing, siding, wood truss, roof sheathing, and other work as is by custom and usage accepted in the construction industry as carpentry framing.

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Hawaii Commercial


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Hawaii General Building

This exam covers a broad range of activities performed by a General Contractor. Examination questions are based on research of accepted business and trade practices as determined by surveyed current professionals in the field of General Building.

Every aspect of commercial, residential and  public works construction is regulated at the state level.

 

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Hawaii Business and Law


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Hawaii Business and Law

The Business and Law examination is required by most classifications and contains informtion regarding Labor, Tax and Lien Laws, Business Organizations, Risk, Financial and Project Managemennt and other similiar topics.

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Hawaii Electrical


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Hawaii Electrical Contractor

To place, install, erect, or connect any electrical wires, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, electrical signs, conduits, poles, raceways, and to do trenching, backfilling, patching, and surface restoration in connection with the installation of conduit and lines that transmit, transform, or utilize electrical energy less than 600 volts phase to phase. This classification also includes the work of the C-15 Electronic Systems Contractor and C-60 Solar Power Systems Contractor.

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Hawaii Journey Worker Electrician

“Journey Worker Electrician” means any person who has been licensed by the board as a journey worker electrician to perform electrical work.

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Hawaii Journey Worker Industrial Electrician

“Journey worker industrial electrician” means any person who has been licensed by the board as a journey worker industrial electrician to perform and maintain electrical work related to substation, switchgear, automatic controls, and all other industrial electrical work in existing industrial buildings and work places.

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Hawaii Journey Worker Specialty Electrician

“Journey worker specialty electrician” means any person who has been licensed by the board as a journey worker specialty electrician to perform electrical work related to installing, repairing, altering and maintaining but not attachment of lighting and power circuit to the following: electronic equipment, sound public address systems, and communication systems other than equipment and systems for a single-family or two-family dwelling; master or communication radio and television receiving antenna systems; sound recording systems, other than systems for a single-family or twofamily dwelling; burglar and fire alarm systems; low voltage remote control, other than a control for a singlefamily or two-family dwelling; and low voltage communication signal systems.

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Hawaii Maintenance Electrician

“Maintenance Electrician” means any person who has been licensed by the board as a maintenance electrician to maintain electrical work.

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Hawaii Supervising Electrician

“Supervising Electrician” means any person who has been licensed by the board as a supervising electrician to direct and supervise the performance of electrical work and to perform electrical work.

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Hawaii Supervising Industrial Electrician

 “Supervising industrial electrician” means any person who has been licensed by the board as a supervising industrial electrician to direct and supervise electrical work related to substation, switchgear, automatic controls, and all other industrial electrical work in existing industrial buildings and work places.

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Hawaii Supervising Specialty Electrician

“Supervising specialty electrician” means any person who has been licensed by the board as a supervising specialty electrician to direct and supervise the performance of electrical work related to installing, repairing, altering, and maintaining but not attachment of lighting, and power circuit, to the following: electronic equipment, sound public address systems, other than equipment and systems for single-family or two-family dwelling; master or communication radio and television receiving antenna systems; sound recording systems other than systems for a single-family or two-family dwelling; burglar and fire alarm systems; other than equipment and systems for a single-family or two-family dwelling; low voltage remote control, other than control for a single-family or two-family dwelling; and low voltage communication signal systems.

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Hawaii HVAC and Mechanical


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Hawaii Boiler, Hot-Water Heating, and Steam Fitting

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Hawaii Mechanical Insulation

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Hawaii Refrigeration Contractor

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Hawaii Ventilating and Air Conditioning

To fabricate, assemble, and install warm-air heating and air cooling systems including heating and cooling solar systems, complete ventilating systems and complete air conditioning systems including, but not limited to, piping, controls (other than electrical), instrumentation, building automation, energy management, and trenching, backfilling, patching, and surface restoration in connection with the installation of the air conditioning systems, and including installation of thermal and acoustical insulation necessary to maintain heat, or sound, or both, within the system.

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Hawaii Plumbing


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Hawaii Plumbing Contractor

To install, repair, or alter complete plumbing systems which shall include supply water piping systems, waste water piping systems, fuel gas piping systems, and other fluid piping systems; the equipment, instrumentation, non-electric controls, and the fixture for these systems and the venting for waste water piping systems and fuel gas piping systems; for any purpose in connection with the use and occupancy of buildings, structures, works, and premises where people or animals live, work, and assemble; including piping for vacuum, air, and medical gas systems, spas and swimming pools, lawn sprinkler systems, irrigation systems, sewer lines and related sewage disposal work performed within property lines, fire protection sprinkler systems when supervised by licensed mechanical engineers or licensed fire protection contractors, and solar hot water heating systems, and the trenching, back filling, patching, and surface restoration in connection therewith.

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Hawaii Low Voltage and Fire


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Hawaii Fire and Burglar Alarm

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Hawaii Fire Protection Contractor

To lay out and install approved types of fire prevention and protective systems, including all mechanical apparatus, devices, piping, and equipment appurtenant thereto. The licensee shall comply with applicable provisions of the National Board of Fire Underwriters (NBFU) standards to meet all requirements of the local authorities having jurisdiction.

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Hawaii Specialty Trades


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Hawaii Acoustical and Insulation

To install acoustic tile systems, spray systems, and insulation in buildings and structures for the purpose of sound control. These systems or materials may be installed independently of or in conjunction with acoustic tile and/or drywall systems as multipurpose (acoustic, insulation, fire retardant) systems.

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Hawaii Asphalt Concrete Patching, Sealing, and Striping

To install acoustic tile systems, spray systems, and insulation in buildings and structures for the purpose of sound control. These systems or materials may be installed independently of or in conjunction with acoustic tile and/or drywall systems as multipurpose (acoustic, insulation, fire retardant) systems.

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Hawaii Asphalt Paving Contractor

To proportion, mix, and place base materials, and to place paving and surfacing consisting of graded mineral aggregates bonded with asphalt or bituminous materials so that a firm, smooth surface suitable for roadways, runways, driveways, parking areas, and play areas is obtained, including the application of seal coating and parking lot striping.

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Hawaii Carpet Laying

To proportion, mix, and place base materials, and to place paving and surfacing consisting of graded mineral aggregates bonded with asphalt or bituminous materials so that a firm, smooth surface suitable for roadways, runways, driveways, parking areas, and play areas is obtained, including the application of seal coating and parking lot striping.

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Hawaii Cement Concrete Contractor

To proportion, mix, and place base materials, and to place paving and surfacing consisting of graded mineral aggregates bonded with asphalt or bituminous materials so that a firm, smooth surface suitable for roadways, runways, driveways, parking areas, and play areas is obtained, including the application of seal coating and parking lot striping.

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Hawaii Cesspool

To proportion, mix, and place base materials, and to place paving and surfacing consisting of graded mineral aggregates bonded with asphalt or bituminous materials so that a firm, smooth surface suitable for roadways, runways, driveways, parking areas, and play areas is obtained, including the application of seal coating and parking lot striping.

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Hawaii Composition Shingle Contractor

Application of shingles and shakes made of wood or any other material.

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Hawaii Conveyor Systems

To install belt line conveyor systems including installation of baggage carousels.

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Hawaii Dry Chemical Fire Repressant

To install belt line conveyor systems including installation of baggage carousels.

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Hawaii Drywall

A C-12 Drywall Contractor lays out and installs all types of gypsum wallboard systems including the taping and texturing operations incidental thereto. Also included is the application of spray on barriers which would be incidental to the installation of wallboard.

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Hawaii Electronic Systems Contractor

To install electronic equipment and electronic controls, including but not limited to, public address, intercommunication, master antenna, and music distribution systems, CATV systems, master and program clock systems, electronic teaching devices, and other systems including electric door opening devices, and fire and burglar alarm systems; provided that this shall not include the installation of any conduits thereto.

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Hawaii Elevator Contractor

To install electronic equipment and electronic controls, including but not limited to, public address, intercommunication, master antenna, and music distribution systems, CATV systems, master and program clock systems, electronic teaching devices, and other systems including electric door opening devices, and fire and burglar alarm systems; provided that this shall not include the installation of any conduits thereto.

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Hawaii Excavating, Grading and Trenching

To install electronic equipment and electronic controls, including but not limited to, public address, intercommunication, master antenna, and music distribution systems, CATV systems, master and program clock systems, electronic teaching devices, and other systems including electric door opening devices, and fire and burglar alarm systems; provided that this shall not include the installation of any conduits thereto.

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Hawaii Flooring Contractor

To install electronic equipment and electronic controls, including but not limited to, public address, intercommunication, master antenna, and music distribution systems, CATV systems, master and program clock systems, electronic teaching devices, and other systems including electric door opening devices, and fire and burglar alarm systems; provided that this shall not include the installation of any conduits thereto.

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Hawaii General Engineering

The exam covers the broad range of activities performed by a General Engineering Contractor as defined in Title 16, Chapter 77 of the “Hawaii Administrative Rules.” Examination questions are based on research of the accepted business and trade practices as determined by surveying current professionals in the field of General Engineering.

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Hawaii Glazing Contractor

The exam covers the broad range of activities performed by a General Engineering Contractor as defined in Title 16, Chapter 77 of the “Hawaii Administrative Rules.” Examination questions are based on research of the accepted business and trade practices as determined by surveying current professionals in the field of General Engineering.

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Hawaii Gunite

The exam covers the broad range of activities performed by a General Engineering Contractor as defined in Title 16, Chapter 77 of the “Hawaii Administrative Rules.” Examination questions are based on research of the accepted business and trade practices as determined by surveying current professionals in the field of General Engineering.

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Hawaii Irrigation and Lawn Sprinkler Systems

The exam covers the broad range of activities performed by a General Engineering Contractor as defined in Title 16, Chapter 77 of the “Hawaii Administrative Rules.” Examination questions are based on research of the accepted business and trade practices as determined by surveying current professionals in the field of General Engineering.

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Hawaii Landscaping Contractor

To prepare plots of land for architectural horticulture and to provide decorative treatment and arrangement of gardens, lawns, shrubs, vines, bushes, trees, and other decorative vegetation; construct conservatories, hot and green houses, drainage and sprinkler systems, all types of rockspacing and ornamental pools, fountains, ornamental walls, fences, and walks; and placement of hydro mulching for ground cover and for containment of soil, to include installation of irrigation control electrical wiring that will carry 24 volts or less.

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Hawaii Masonry Contractor

To prepare plots of land for architectural horticulture and to provide decorative treatment and arrangement of gardens, lawns, shrubs, vines, bushes, trees, and other decorative vegetation; construct conservatories, hot and green houses, drainage and sprinkler systems, all types of rockspacing and ornamental pools, fountains, ornamental walls, fences, and walks; and placement of hydro mulching for ground cover and for containment of soil, to include installation of irrigation control electrical wiring that will carry 24 volts or less.

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Hawaii Ornamental, Guardrail and Fencing

To prepare plots of land for architectural horticulture and to provide decorative treatment and arrangement of gardens, lawns, shrubs, vines, bushes, trees, and other decorative vegetation; construct conservatories, hot and green houses, drainage and sprinkler systems, all types of rockspacing and ornamental pools, fountains, ornamental walls, fences, and walks; and placement of hydro mulching for ground cover and for containment of soil, to include installation of irrigation control electrical wiring that will carry 24 volts or less.

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Hawaii Painting and Decorating Contractor

To apply materials common to the painting and decorating industry for protective and decorative purposes, including highway and parking striping by the use of, but not limited to, emulsions, waxes, water repellents, epoxies, polyesters, urethane, liquid-glass, fibrous, cement, and rubber base coatings. Surface preparation of all types, caulking, sandblasting, waterblasting, power cleaning, or steam cleaning preparatory to painting. Installation of wall surface covering, decorative texturing, taping and finishing of drywall.

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Hawaii Pile Driving, Pile and Caisson Drilling and Foundation

To apply materials common to the painting and decorating industry for protective and decorative purposes, including highway and parking striping by the use of, but not limited to, emulsions, waxes, water repellents, epoxies, polyesters, urethane, liquid-glass, fibrous, cement, and rubber base coatings. Surface preparation of all types, caulking, sandblasting, waterblasting, power cleaning, or steam cleaning preparatory to painting. Installation of wall surface covering, decorative texturing, taping and finishing of drywall.

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Hawaii Plastering Contractor

To apply gypsum plaster, cement, and acoustical plaster or any combination of materials common to the plastering industry to any surface which offers either a mechanical or suction type bond by spray or trowel and to apply lath or any other material that will provide a bond for the plaster including spray on, multipurpose, acoustic, insulation, and fire retardant systems.

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Hawaii Pole and Line Contractor

To apply gypsum plaster, cement, and acoustical plaster or any combination of materials common to the plastering industry to any surface which offers either a mechanical or suction type bond by spray or trowel and to apply lath or any other material that will provide a bond for the plaster including spray on, multipurpose, acoustic, insulation, and fire retardant systems.

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Hawaii Reinforcing Steel Contractor

To fabricate, place and tie steel reinforcing bar (rods), of any profile, perimeter, or cross-section, that are or may be used to reinforce concrete buildings and structures.

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Hawaii Roofing Contractor

To fabricate, place and tie steel reinforcing bar (rods), of any profile, perimeter, or cross-section, that are or may be used to reinforce concrete buildings and structures.

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Hawaii Sewer, Sewage Disposal, Drain and Pipe Laying

To construct concrete and masonry sewers, packaged sewer disposal plants, sewage lift stations, septic tanks, and appurtenances thereto and to lay steel, cast iron, concrete, vitreous and nonvitreous, plastic, and any other type of piping for storm drains, water, and gas lines, irrigation and sewers, manholes in connection with above work, and repairing and recondition of the pipelines, including the excavation, grading, trenching, backfilling, paving, and surfacing in connection therewith.

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Hawaii Sheet Metal Contractor

To fabricate, assemble and install cornices, flashings, gutters, downspouts, kitchen and laboratory equipment, duct work, metal flues, and to install pre-manufactured sheet metal products such as metal chutes, lockers, shelving, louvers, nonbearing metal partitions, and other sheet metal items common to the trade, and facsimile items such as plastic skylights, fiberglass ducts and fittings, including installation of aluminum awnings, canopies, patio covers, and seamless aluminum gutters.

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Hawaii Siding Application Contractor

To prepare surfaces and install aluminum vinyl or other manufactured siding, with the exception of wood, so that a watertight surface is obtained

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Hawaii Sign Contractor

To fabricate and install electrical or nonelectrical signs and sign devices for the purpose of display, advertising, or directions, and to install all sign supports and sign accessories.

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Hawaii Solar Energy Systems

To fabricate and install electrical or nonelectrical signs and sign devices for the purpose of display, advertising, or directions, and to install all sign supports and sign accessories.

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Hawaii Stone Masonry Contractor

To fabricate and install electrical or nonelectrical signs and sign devices for the purpose of display, advertising, or directions, and to install all sign supports and sign accessories.

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Hawaii Structural Steel Contractor

To fabricate and erect structural steel shapes, bars, rods, and plates of any profile, perimeter, or cross-section, that are or may be used as structural members for buildings and structures, including riveting, bolting, welding, and rigging in connection therewith. Erection of prefabricated metal buildings, passenger loading bridges, metal roofing and metal siding installed on steel framing, and overhead, sliding and roll-up steel doors or mechanical doors.

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Hawaii Swimming Pool Contractor

To construct and repair concrete, gunite, metal, or plastic type pools, whirlpool baths, hot tubs, Jacuzzis, pool decks, and walkways including, but not limited to, installation and repair of water and gas service lines, from closest point of service to pool equipment, pool piping, fittings, back flow prevention devices, pumps, heaters, chlorine dispensers, electric pool lights, pool plastering and other types of interior finishing and sealing, ceramic tile, coping, swimming pool accessories and safety devices, fences for protective purposes if in original contract, and excavation and grading in connection with swimming pool construction.

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Hawaii Swimming Pool Service Contractor

To construct and repair concrete, gunite, metal, or plastic type pools, whirlpool baths, hot tubs, Jacuzzis, pool decks, and walkways including, but not limited to, installation and repair of water and gas service lines, from closest point of service to pool equipment, pool piping, fittings, back flow prevention devices, pumps, heaters, chlorine dispensers, electric pool lights, pool plastering and other types of interior finishing and sealing, ceramic tile, coping, swimming pool accessories and safety devices, fences for protective purposes if in original contract, and excavation and grading in connection with swimming pool construction.

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Hawaii Tile Contractor

A person holding this license may prepare the base upon which ceramic, mosaic, granite, terrazzo, and other tile work, including all pseudo tile and marble or cultured marble products, will adhere by suction, fasteners, or by adhesives. The license holder may also install these products.

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Hawaii Tree Trimming and Removal Contractor

A person holding this license may prepare the base upon which ceramic, mosaic, granite, terrazzo, and other tile work, including all pseudo tile and marble or cultured marble products, will adhere by suction, fasteners, or by adhesives. The license holder may also install these products.

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Hawaii Waterproofing Contractor

To apply felt, glass, asphaltum, epoxy, pitch, silicone, elastomeric coatings, sheet membranes or any other materials or combination of materials to surfaces to prevent water and water vapor from penetrating and passing the materials. Work shall include, but not be limited to waterproofing exterior walls and between slabs, both above and below grade, planter boxes, tank linings and application of tank coatings, and application to parking decks, play courts, and walking decks to form a watertight, nonskid surface, but not to include the work of the C-42 roofing contractor.

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Hawaii Welding Contractor

To apply felt, glass, asphaltum, epoxy, pitch, silicone, elastomeric coatings, sheet membranes or any other materials or combination of materials to surfaces to prevent water and water vapor from penetrating and passing the materials. Work shall include, but not be limited to waterproofing exterior walls and between slabs, both above and below grade, planter boxes, tank linings and application of tank coatings, and application to parking decks, play courts, and walking decks to form a watertight, nonskid surface, but not to include the work of the C-42 roofing contractor.

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Hawaii Well Contractor

To bore, drill, excavate, case, cement, clean, and repair water wells; and to install injection wells, water well pumps, pump controls, concrete pump base and waterline to adjacent storage tank.

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Hawaii Wood Shingles and Shakes

To bore, drill, excavate, case, cement, clean, and repair water wells; and to install injection wells, water well pumps, pump controls, concrete pump base and waterline to adjacent storage tank.

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