2018 and beyond – we look forward to growing our structure and heavy equipment moving and crane capabilities, and to re-establish our forte in historic buildings and vernacular construction.
Along the way, or crane fleet grew from one 18 ton rough terrain crane, to a 35 ton rough terrain Grove RT65S, a 60 ton Link Belt HTC1060, and a 175 ton Krupp All Terrain crane. We have the move able crane service on Kauai. And what we can’t lift with a crane, our structure
"Working with building mover Kikiaola Construction of Kauai, six houses are being dissected and trucked to Wahiawa in the dark of night. The entire move will be accomplished by the end of the month, and the houses reassembled in the same neighborhood layout. On site, Kikiaola carpenters are busy cutting up the homes,
"Kikiaola Construction's Mike Faye shows off an old Kekaha Sugar Co. camp house he plans to renovate. Faye said he's been interested in remodeling old houses since a child, when his father moved houses in the Waimea Sugar plantation camp." - Honolulu Advertiser - Click here to read the article.
2000 to 2018 As market conditions change, Kikiaola Construction changes. During these years we have renovated significant historic structures on Kauai and the Big Island. We have built numerous vernacularly designed homes on Kauai. We have managed and helped building two self-help housing projects. We have handled the movement of nearly every transformer KIUC has
1996 Due to family politics and a change in corporate direction, Kikiaola Land divests Construction. Mike and Colleen Faye purchase the operation and incorporate it as Kikiaola Construction Company, Limited. Kikiaola registers the name Structure Movers Hawaii and continues to expand its dominance of the structure moving business on Kauai.
1992 Hurricane Iniki severely damages Waimea Plantation Cottages and the rest of Kauai. Kikiaola Construction was ready and rebuilt the property over the next four years.
1989 Kikiaola joins the International Association of Structure Movers (IASM). This brings new relationships, resources and knowledge for Kikiaola. Kikiaola personnel have attended nearly every annual IASM convention since. In 2016 Mike Faye is elected to the IASM Board of Directors.
1982 Hurricane Iwa wrecks Kikiaola’s residential rental properties. From the wrecked homes, Mike Faye develops Waimea Plantation Cottages. Old plantation houses were purchased from Kekaha Sugar, and moved to Waimea Plantation Cottages and renovated. The Kikiaola Land Company’s Maintenance Department was transformed into Kikiaola Construction and gained experience moving buildings and adaptive reuse of old