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J. Uno & Associates, Inc. (JUA) is a Hawaii-based cost engineering and estimating firm founded by Joseph Uno in 1989. Our company provides detailed, high quality cost consulting services to architectural and engineering professionals.  We offer a collaborative, integrated approach to your project from initial design stages to construction document completion and change order reviews. With 26 years of firm experience, we are dedicated to diligently understanding your project’s scope and function, as well as assessing current market conditions to provide you with the best possible estimating services.

As a Hawaii-based firm, we have had the opportunity to prepare customized estimating reports for each client’s project needs, encompassing new construction and renovation, major alterations, repair and maintenance, and master plans throughout the Pacific. Project locations include the Hawaiian Islands, Japan, Korea, Guam, Okinawa, Australia, California, Alaska, Diego Garcia, Singapore, Pohnpei, Palau, Kosrae, Kwajalein, Majuro, Chuuk, Puerto Rico, and Saipan.

Our services include cost engineering and estimating, budget analysis, cost control, value engineering, expert witness services, and review of construction change orders. Our 26 year experience is comprised of estimating over 5,000 project scopes ranging from $25,000 to over $300 million. Our firm is comprised of six (6) team members with over 50 years combined experience at JUA and throughout the industry. The JUA team operates as a cohesive unit to accommodate your project scope in a professional and timely manner.


With over 50 years of experience of Cost Estimating and Project Management, you can have confidence in our Estimates.  Our historical accuracy is a staggering +/- 5% on projects ranging from 250K and up.


With a diversity of experience from General Contracting to Engineering, we have a unique perspective to offer your project.  We strive to optimize your tradeoffs between price, quality and time.


The wide array of services we offer means you have fewer hassles and more accountability.  One stop shopping for cost control!

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(808) – 808 – 8080


1234 Electric Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96822

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