Completed by Kiewit under a design-assist contract, the Island Pacific Academy was the first private school built in Kapolei. The $4.7 million, two-story, 28,000-square foot school accommodates pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students and provides a nearby alternative to the private schools in Honolulu.
In 2008, TIC, a subsidiary of Kiewit, completed installation of a refurbished coker unit that was dismantled by TIC at a California refinery and relocated by Sinclair to Wyoming. TIC installed a total of eight major systems for this particular project: coker unit, two sulfur recovery units, two amine recovery units, sour water stripper, coke handling system, and 180 ft. flare system. TIC also built the entire project footprint—foundations, paving, structural steel, coker derrick structure, and several decks.
Kiewit Pacific Co. is constructing updates to the Waterman Treatment Plant originally constructed in 1974. The improvements will increase the plant's capacity from 15 million gallons per day to 30 million gallons per day. In an effort to modernize the plant, many of its facilities will be completely or partially torn down and replaced.
The 13-story-tall Desert Dome, the world's largest glazed geodesic dome, replicates environments of the Namib Desert in western Africa, the Great Sandy Desert in Australia and the Sonoran Desert in the southwestern United States. The $16.5 million project includes a sand waterfall, a 50-foot mountain, canyons, a cactus forest, and desert flora and fauna. The lower level features the “Kingdoms of the Night” exhibit, which houses the world’s largest indoor nocturnal exhibit.
The CenturyLink Convention Center and Arena provides space for a range of activities including hockey, basketball, concerts and formal events. This $187 million project included building a 490,000-square-foot convention center and a 450,000-square-foot arena. The CenturyLink Convention Center and Arena also includes a 194,000-square-foot exhibit hall; 30,000-square-foot ballroom; 42,500-square-foot atrium; 10,000-square-foot kitchen; meeting rooms and breakout areas. It covers approximately 422 acres, equivalent to 100 city blocks.