Yearly Archives: 2016

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AACE Certifies Joseph Uno as a Certified Cost Professional (CCP)

Click to View Digital Badge December 12, 2016 AACE International officially certified Joseph Uno as a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) after review of his technical paper on Testing the Reliability and Validity of Area Cost Factors in Hawaii. Mr. Uno, a locally established and seasoned cost professional, is now one of only three (3) CCPs in [...]

AACE Certifies Joseph Uno as a Certified Cost Professional (CCP)2017-05-23T14:12:59+00:00

Joseph Uno on “The Crystal Ball of Construction Bid Estimating”

November 10, 2016 Joseph Uno was invited to give a presentation and to lead the discussion as one of three panel members at the American Council of Engineering Companies of Hawaii (ACECH) November monthly membership meeting at the Pacific Club. Other panel members consisted of Jim Bauckham, Senior Estimator at Nordic PCL Construction, Inc., and Scott [...]

Joseph Uno on “The Crystal Ball of Construction Bid Estimating”2017-05-23T14:12:59+00:00

Testing the Reliability and Validity of Area Cost Factors in Hawaii

November 4, 2016 Joseph Uno, LEED AP BD+C presents his research on actual construction costs in Hawaii in his pursuit of becoming a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) through AACE International, the Authority for Total Cost Management. A CCP is an experienced practitioner with advanced knowledge and technical expertise to apply the broad principles and best practices [...]

Testing the Reliability and Validity of Area Cost Factors in Hawaii2017-05-23T14:12:59+00:00

Vinson Hiraoka & Tom Uno complete MII Training Course

October 19, 2016 Congratulations to Vinson Hiraoka, AIA, CSI and Tom Uno on completing the MCACES, 2nd Generation (MII) Basic Training Course!  J. Uno & Associates, Inc. (JUA) now retains four estimators who have collectively completed 128 hours of Mii training for the respective cost estimating software. MII is the second generation of the Micro-Computer [...]

Vinson Hiraoka & Tom Uno complete MII Training Course2017-05-23T14:12:59+00:00

Congratulations 2016 AIA Honolulu Design Awards Winners

September 19, 2016 J. Uno & Associates, Inc. (JUA) had the privilege of sponsoring the 2016 AIA Honolulu Design Awards on Saturday, September 17 at the NOAA Inouye Regional Center.  Special congratulations to our talented friends at Architects Hawaii Ltd., Group 70 International, Inc., Ferraro Choi and Associates Ltd., WhiteSpace Architects, and to all other [...]

Congratulations 2016 AIA Honolulu Design Awards Winners2017-05-23T14:13:00+00:00

J. Uno & Associates Welcomes Vinson Hiraoka as Project Estimator

August 02, 2016 Honolulu, HI – J. Uno & Associates, Inc. welcomes Vinson Hiraoka as Project Estimator.  In this capacity, he will provide quality construction cost estimates to clients.  Mr. Hiraoka is a licensed architect with sixteen years of experience in the construction industry.  As an architect, he worked on federal, state, military, educational, and [...]

J. Uno & Associates Welcomes Vinson Hiraoka as Project Estimator2017-05-23T14:13:00+00:00

J. Uno & Associates Promotes Brett Katayama to Vice President

May 05, 2016 Honolulu, HI – J. Uno & Associates, Inc. announces the promotion of Brett Katayama to vice president.  In this capacity, he will oversee operations and estimates and will be responsible for the maintenance and growth of existing customer relations as well as new employee training.  Katayama joined the firm in 2010 and [...]

J. Uno & Associates Promotes Brett Katayama to Vice President2017-05-23T14:13:00+00:00

How I created a succession plan for my 25-year-old Honolulu-based construction cost consulting firm

Sep 26, 2014 By Joseph Uno, president of J. Uno & Associates, a business owner born in the middle of the Baby Boomer generation Published By: Pacific Business News (requires subscription) Joseph Uno, President, J. Uno & Associates TINA YUEN I plan to retire in five to seven years. You have to accept [...]

How I created a succession plan for my 25-year-old Honolulu-based construction cost consulting firm2017-05-23T14:13:00+00:00

A Baby Boomer Crafts His Succession Plan

Joseph Uno sets out to develop someone to take over his firm May 25, 2012 Article by: Lynn Nakagawa Published by: Pacific Business News (requires subscription) As a business owner born in the middle of the Baby Boomer generation, Joseph Uno is approaching retirement age and hopes to pass along his business within the next decade. [...]

A Baby Boomer Crafts His Succession Plan2017-05-23T14:13:00+00:00