March 12, 2019 Mahalo to Appraisal Institute Hawaii Chapter for hosting us! Joe had the opportunity to educate Hawaii's top appraisers on why national cost databases are not valid in the Hawaiian islands. According to his 2016 technical paper, Testing the Reliability and Validity of Area Cost Factors in Hawaii, actual Hawaii construction costs [...]
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July 23, 2018 Shout-out to Sarah & Rachel for volunteering their Saturday at Hawaii Foodbank packing boxes for seniors! Hawaii Foodbank requires volunteers year-round to effectively serve the community. You can find volunteer opportunities here: http://www.hawaiifoodbank.org/volunteer
April 21, 2017 Volunteering on the Front Line Joe Uno and Mark Ayers of Ferraro Choi joined AIA Honolulu on the front line this morning, taking pledge calls for Hawaii Public Radio's (HPR) Spring 2017 fundraiser. Joe is an avid supporter of Hawaii businesses and communities and volunteers his time to Hawaii Public Radio every [...]
March 23, 2017 Photo by Rachel Mamiya Aaron Ackerman, LEED AP ID+C of Bowers + Kubota opened his home to SMPS Hawaii. Joe Uno and Rachel Mamiya of JUA joined the tour of the "Greenest Single Family Residence in the World," which meets the International Living Future Institute's Living Building Challenge. The Living [...]
March 08, 2017 Image: J. Uno & Associates, Inc. Did you know natural sunlight can help you feel happier, healthier, and focused? Joan Schaefer, CSI, CCPR of Solatube visited J. Uno & Associates, Inc. (JUA) to educate our team about the benefits of natural lighting and how to get more of it in [...]
February 17, 2017 Joe and Tommy Uno, along with Duane Hamada of Design Partners Incorporated, visited Aiea High School's Career Fair Day to impart knowledge and expertise to students. Raised in Aiea, Joe and Tommy are both alumni of the school.
February 10, 2017 Congratulations to Joseph Uno, CCP, LEED AP BD+C and Takaaki Ito on completing the MCACES, 2nd Generation (MII) Basic Training Course! J. Uno & Associates, Inc. (JUA) now retains seven (7) estimators who have collectively completed 224 hours of Mii training for the respective cost estimating software. MII is the second generation [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]