Client Recommendations

“Cornair Remodeling was selected by Kamehameha Schools through competitive bidding for the FY 2008/2009 renovation of the Kalanimoku Dispensary… The project was completed with the utmost professionalism and resulted in a new dispensary space for the elementary and middle schools, which continues to receive compliments from both parents and staff. Kamehameha Schools looks forward to working with Cornair Remodeling, Inc. on future projects and will continue to invite them to participate in our competitive bid process.”

— Gary Nishioku AIA

Project Manager, Kamehameha Schools Facilities Project Management Department


“I had the opportunity to use Cornair Remodeling, Inc.’s services recently to do an expedited project for Easy Music Center, King Street location. The quality of Mr. Rex Cornair’s workmanship was outstanding, not to mention his professionalism in dealing with the project in detail from beginning to end. He and his crew finished the project on time and on budget. I am very pleased to recommend Cornair Remodeling, Inc.’s services to you.”

— Walter A. Dods, Jr.


“I’ve known Rex Cornair for over twenty years and trusted him with the remodeling of our historic Manoa house. Later, he worked with our firm to build the first LEED rated project in Hawaii, the offices of AIA Honolulu. Most recently Cornair Remodeling built our LEED Platinum office space at the IBM Building on Ala Moana Boulevard. Thank you Rex for three terrific projects.”

— Joseph J. Ferraro, FAIA, LEED AP

Founding Principal, Ferraro Choi and Associates


“Rex submitted the best bid, negotiated with us to meet our budget, finished the premises on time and within budget, worked with us on financial terms helpful to our situation, and he and his employees were great to work with. We highly recommend Rex and would be happy to provide his prospective clients a tour of our premises.”

— Lyn Flanigan

Executive Director, Hawaii State Bar Association


“I chose Mr. Rex Cornair for this project as I have been familiar with the quality of his work over

the past two decades. On this most recent project, Mr. Cornair and his team at Cornair Remodeling,

Inc. performed in a most reliable and professional way which resulted in a quality work product at a reasonable price. Needless to say I plan to work with Cornair Remodeling, Inc. in the future and would recommend them highly.”

— Jim Tollefson

President & CEO, The Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii


“We contracted with Rex and his company to build out our newly purchased 5 office condominiums… We did have some concerns for timing since we were looking at the termination of our office lease agreement in a few short months. Needless to say, with the help and expertise of Rex and his staff we were able to occupy our newly constructed offices in a short 3-month period. Obviously, Rex and Cornair Inc carry my highest recommendations.”

— Stephen A. Kula PhD, NHA

Executive Director, Legacy of Life


“We would like to take this opportunity to thank Cornair Remodeling, Inc. on the construction of our Oahu Business Development Field Office. Mr. Rex Cornair and his crew were able to meet the aggressive schedule and provided excellent quality without impacting planned project cost. We are pleased with our new office and appreciate Cornair Remodeling, Inc. for a job well done.”

— Fred Ramirez

Project Implementation Manager, The Boeing Company

— Steve Trejo

Director, Business Development Operations, The Boeing Company

 Pride@Boeing Award

Rex Cornair was the General Contractor for the Business Development Field Office in Oahu. He proactively established solutions to many of the construction challenges faced on this project.


  • AARP – Office renovations, 1132 Bishop St.
  • ACS Health Care – New full floor offices, Pacific Guardian Tower
  • AIA Honolulu – Stangenwald Building, Downtown, LEED silver
  • Allstate – New offices, Kapolei Shopping Center
  • Aloha Petroleum – Office renovations, Downtown
  • American Express – New offices, Ala Moana Bldg
  • Angel Network – New open air retail facility, Honolulu
  • APIC – New clean room facility, Kakaako
  • Argosy University – New offices, Downtown
  • Atlas Insurance – 16th floor corporate office renovations, 1132 Bishop St.
  • Atlas Insurance – New 24th floor offices, 1132 Bishop St.
  • Blue Planet Foundation – New offices, Downtown
  • Calvary by the Sea Luthern Church – New grass parking area / Structural repairs to sanctuary
  • Campbell Estates – Numerous renovations, Campbell Building Kapolei
  • Cavanah and Associates – Office renovations Alakea Corp Tower
  • CDM Media – Office renovations
  • Chamber of Commerce Hawaii – Finish upgrades, 1132 Bishop St.
  • Chaney Brooks and Co – New full floor offices, Alakea Corp Tower
  • Childrens Alliance – New full floor offices, Alakea Corp Tower
  • Citi Finanical – New offices, Pacific Guardian Tower
  • Clifford Center – Full floor renovation, Downtown
  • CMT Asia – New offices, First Hawaiian Center
  • Community Planning – New full floor offices Alakea Corp Tower
  • Countrywide Mortgage – New offices, Harbor Court
  • Davis Levin Livingston Attorneys at Law – New offices, Judd Building
  • Deloitte and Touche – Finish upgrades, 1132 Bishop St.
  • Easy Music – New retail store, Honolulu
  • Elam Sports – New rehab facilities, Pearl City
  • Environet – New corporate offices, Alakea Corp. Tower
  • Environet – New offices, Dole Cannary
  • Ferraro Choi and Associates – New offices, IBM Building, LEED Platinum
  • First American Title – New branch locations in Honolulu (corporate),
  • Pearl City, Kunia and Aina Haina
  • Food and Drug Administration – Office renovations, Downtown
  • GMAC – New offices, University Center
  • Jeff Vance and Associates – New full floor offices, Alakea Corp Tower
  • Hawaii Animation Studios – New offices, 1132 Bishop
  • Hawaii Lions Eye Bank – New offices and lab facility, Kuakini Physicians Office Building
  • Hawaii Pacific University – Business office, Finance Factors Building
  • Hawaii Pacific University – Campus Bookstore, Downtown
  • Hawaii Pacific University – Classroom renovation, Frear Center, Downtown Campus
  • Hawaii State Bar Association – New offices, Alakea Corporate Plaza
  • Hawaii Theater – New offices, 1132 Bishop St.
  • Hawaiian Airlines – New accounting and restroom facility, Honolulu Airport
  • HDR inc – New offices, Downtown
  • Healthcare Association of Hawaii – Ocean View Center, Downtown
  • HECO King Street – Historic Roof and Bell Tower Renovation, Honolulu
  • HECO Purchasing Building – Exterior renovation, Ward Avenue
  • HECO Waiua – Administration and Training and Communication Room expansion and air-conditioning replacement
  • HIS – Visitor center expansion, Royal Hawaiian Center
  • HMSA – Miscellaneous projects
  • Honolulu Community Action Program Inc. – Office refresh, Downtown
  • Honolulu Publishing – New offices, Oceanview Center
  • Island Title – Office renovations, 1132 Bishop St.
  • Keiki Pediatrics – Tenant improvements and new doctor offices/clinic,
  • James Campbell Building
  • Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus – Akahi Kapoukahi Exterior Repair
  • Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus – Bishop Walk Hale Ola
  • Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus – Kalanimoku Dispensary
  • Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus – Midkiff Keeikolani
  • Law Offices of Mel Agena – New offices, Harbor Court
  • Law Offices of Ning Lily and Jones, Oceanview Center
  • Law Offices of Schneider Tanaka Radovich and Tanaka, 1100 Alakea Plaza
  • Law Offices of Wesley Chang – New offices, Harbor Court
  • Mortgage IT – New offices, Harbor Court
  • Mountain Apple Company – New recording studio
  • Myron B Thompson Academy – Rebuild boathouse, Coconut Island
  • Noguchi and Associates – Lobby upgrades, Honolulu
  • Pacific Bridge – New PH offices, Dillingham Transportation Building
  • Pacific Lightnet – New corporate offices, 1132 Bishop
  • PDC Systems Honolulu – New offices, Honolulu
  • Phiten – New retail store, Pacific Guardian Tower
  • Prudential Locations – New offices, Pearlridge Center and Kihei Maui
  • REMax Kailani – New offices, Aikahi Shopping Center
  • Resort Air – Hangar upgrades, Honolulu
  • Reyns Spooner – Casework installations, Kahala Mall and Ala Moana
  • SAIC Honolulu – New offices, Honolulu
  • Scotty D Group – New offices, Harbor Court
  • Shidler College of Business, UH Manoa – 3 New high-tech lecture halls
  • Tesoro Hawaii – New maintenance warehouse, Kalihi
  • Tetris – New corporate offices, Downtown
  • The Boeing Company – New secured office facilities, Dowtown Honolulu
  • The Organ Donor Center of Hawaii / Legacy of Life – New corporate offices,
  • Kuakini Physicians Building
  • The Resort Group – Office renovations, Alakea Corp Tower
  • Tori Richard Princeville Kauai – Casework fabrication, Princeville
  • Travel Institute of the Pacific – New culinary arts facility, Honolulu
  • University of Phoenix – New classroom, Kaneohe Campus
  • Upper Cervical LLC – Design Build, Pan Am
  • US Army – New recruiting office, 1132 Bishop St
  • US Army – Renovations to Airport, Pearlridge and Honolulu offices
  • US Dermatology – New doctors office, James Campbell Building
  • Volunteer Legal Services – New offices, Downtown
  • Vue Kahala Mall – Retail renovations, Honolulu
  • Wakiki Trade Center – Elevator lobby upgrades on 5 floors, Waikiki
  • Ward Research – New offices, University Center
  • Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dods Jr. residence – Kitchen renovations