Goodfellow Bros., Inc. (GBI) continues to be the contractor of choice for The Shores at Kohanaiki in Kona. Increment 3 (POD 7) was the fourth phase that GBI completed for Kohanaiki. Phase I, The Residents Facility Road, delivered future golfers and residents to the pristine restaurant and bar while the beach access road leads down to Pine Trees surf spot, and Loop Road winds in and out of the entire Kohanaiki Resort.
POD 7 is one of ten subdivisions scattered around the private golf course. The work included excavation and grading of 35 custom lots. GBI also performed the installation of water, sewer, irrigation, electrical and gas utilities, drainage structures and AC Paving.
A previous contractor had rough graded the site several years ago but GBI was contracted to regrade the site to a new design. Grading of the lots included 27,000 CY of excavation and embankment and 15,000 CY of processing rock. The lots had to be over excavated into the boulder fill and backfilled with structural material.
Utilities included 3,300 LF of 8” ductile iron waterline, 6” HDPE irrigation line, 3”HDPE sewer force main, electrical conduits and 34 electrical structures. Utility service laterals were also installed to each lot. 10 seepage pits were also installed for drainage along with 7,200 SY of AC paving.
One unique situation GBI came across at the start of Pod 7 was the opening of the golf course to future and potential residents. Increment three sat perfectly in the middle of two holes, and the driving range along the back of the cul-de-sac. It was pretty common finding golfers making their way into the jobsite. The dust control and excavation had to be flawless alongside the golf holes. GBI quickly learned that the sound of fragmenting (hoeramming) rock 20’ from a tee box isn’t a golfer’s favorite tune in their backswing.
Having worked within the private golf community of Kohanaiki before, GBI was very conscious and sensitive to the day to day operations of the resort. We were aware of the client’s expectations of working within an area that had high end clients and understood the way they preferred the work to be performed. There are several more years of construction planned at Kohanaiki Resort in the future and GBI is looking forward to the opportunity to continue to be the contractor of choice for this very important client.
Project Name: The Shores at Kohanaiki Resort
Type of Work: Residential Subdivision, Increment 3 (POD7)
GBI Region: Big Island
Project Manager: Gary Mattis
Cost Engineer: Troy Walker
Foreman: Rodney Lawrence
Project City: Kona
Client Name: The Shores at Kohanaiki
Project Duration: 130 Calendar Days
Project Value: $ 3,787,527.00