PUBLIC WORKS - BUILDING DIVISION
East Hawai‘i: Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 7, Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-8331 | Fax: (808) 961-8410
West Hawai‘i: 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Bldg E, 1st Floor, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 323-4720 | Fax: (808) 327-3509
Hours of Operation: 7:45AM - 4:30PM, Monday-Friday
FRONT DESK CLERK ASSISTANCE 7:45 AM-3:30 Monday-Friday
(except Wednesday in Hilo and Thursday in Kona to noon)
DIVISION CHIEF: David Yamamoto
The Building Division is responsible for administering and enforcing the building, plumbing, sign, and electrical codes. In addition to these codes, the division also enforces the outdoor lighting ordinance. The Building Inspection Section performs residential and commercial plan reviews for all building, electrical, sign, and plumbing permit applications and reviews these documents for compliance to current, applicable codes.
Janitorial and/or grounds maintenance aside from Parks and Recreational facilities is administered by the Building Division.
Mission: Protecting the health and safety of our Big Island Ohana with honor and integrity.
Vision: Moving forward while repecting the tradition of Aloha.
- February 8, 2017 - Building Division’s webpages redesigned and reorganized.
- November 16, 2016 - Fireblocking in Concealed Spaces of Combustible Assemblies
Files for download: Fireblocking Bulletin | Fireblocking update for suppliers | Fireblocking update for builders