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Company Growth Major Projects sewer manhole rings, and crushed aggre-
The company says it became incorporat- The contracting portion of the company gate in various grades – from base course
ed in 1946 and branched out to the is- has expanded into building construction. to masonry sand, and No. 3 rock com-
land of Hawaii, where there was an abun- Its projects have included: monly used in rock gardens.
dance of highway and infrastructure ■ Kea’au Elementary School ■Kona, Hawaii -The company’s Kona
projects to choose from. ■ Mountain View Elementary School operation is located off the Queen
“The company continued to flourish additions Kaahumanu Highway in Honokohau.
on both islands, completing work on the ■ Pahoa High School It says its ready-mix concrete helps
H-1 Freeway, Pali Highway, segments of ■ Kaiser Hospital’s Hilo Clinic to lay foundations for and has con-
the Hawaii Belt Road, various bridges ■ Hilo International Airport improve- tributed to much of the growth and
and improvements along the Hamakua ments (including lighting, signs, and development on the west side of the
Coast, Kawaihae Harbor, the Nu’uanu aircraft rescue and firefighting) island.
Reservoir, Ala Wai Boat Harbor, runways ■ Keonepoko, Hawi, Kaloko, Pi’ihonua, ■Lihue, Kauai – Jas. W. Glover operates
and taxiways at Hilo Airport, and Keaau Kuou and Aiea Gulch well improvements two quarries on the island of Kauai. The
Bypass Highways Phases I and II,” the Halfway Bridge quarry, located in the Puhi
company says. Blue Rock and More area, was established in the late 1930s in
Jas W. Glover offers a number of aggre- response to Army Corps of Engineers
‘Superior Quality’ gate products through several operations, construction projects.
The company specializes in areas such as which include: The quarry is a major supplier of
site work, underground utilities and ■ Hilo, Hawaii - The company’s Mana crushed aggregate in various grades,
infrastructure work, structural and archi- quarry, located next to the Hilo Inter- from base course to basaltic termite
tectural repairs, building construction national Airport, supplies blue rock that barrier (BTB), as well as No. 3 rock.
and concrete and asphalt paving. is manufactured into a variety of prod- “[We are] the only supplier on [the
“[The company] strives to maintain ucts including ready-mix concrete, grout, island of] Kauai to offer BTB – a proven
strict standards of superior quality, on- gunnite, asphaltic concrete, cold patch termite deterrent,” the company says.
the-job safety and timeliness in the com- and hollow-tile block. It also offers pre- The other quarry, the Mahaulepu
pletion of all our construction projects,” cast concrete products such as founda- Quarry in Poipu, offers sand and lime-
the company says. tion blocks, parking bumpers and stone aggregates. ■