FHB, CAK offer 24th Home Show

LIHUE — The annual Contractors Association of Kauai Home Show will be held on Friday from 2:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. The show is free and open to the public. Twenty-four exhibitors will occupy 34 available booths.

The show will include seven new exhibitors this year, providing a wide range of products, services and materials including Norman’s Overhead Garage Doors, the Kauai distributor of Martin Garage Doors.

The company also distributes the popular Knotwood product line of decking, fencing, gates and siding systems used in residential, commercial and resort projects. AirGas USA will showcase 2016 models of propane stoves, wok sets as well as welding equipment and safety equipment, according to organizers.

King Auto Center will showcase Pro Master vans and other commercial vehicles. The County’s Office on Elderly Affairs will be available to provide information about senior services. Fullmer Brothers is a general contractor who is also a licensed roofing contractor.

Esaki Surveying and Mapping will have information on their full line of professional services, including septic system design and elevation certification. Ace Hardware will have septic tanks, chambers and accessories developed by Infiltrator Systems.

The consumer seminars on Friday will be dedicated to addressing the state’s new Wastewater Administrative Rules on cesspools. Lori Vetter, environmental engineer with the Department of Health, will provide an overview of the new rules.

The Kauai Board of Realtors will have a panel of Realtors addressing how the new laws can impact buyers and sellers of properties and Esaki Surveying and Mapping will provide information for people who are considering cesspool conversions.

For those who don’t know if their residence is within the 200 feet water source that will be impacted by this new law, the County’s Building Division will be at the show with a form homeowners can pick up to request information from the Department of Health.

“There will be a number of new products that exhibitors will have available for consumers to see, engage in and allow visitors to touch and talk to professionals about,” Vetter said.

HAMCO Glass and Glazing will have representatives on hand to help seniors and people with disabilities who need or want to convert showers/tubs into ADA accessible enclosures.

Breezway Hawai specializes in jalousie systems. New systems include tempered safety slats, jalousies that can be operated with power for people who need assistance and jalousie windows with optional Forcefield impact rated screens that has been tested and certified for hurricane impact rating. Honsador Lumber will have a section of their display dedicated to ADA bathroom accessories.

Honsador Lumber will also showcase its home packages, which includes multi-generational packages and ADA compliant home packages. Additionally, Wisteria Lane has added a new generation vinyl flooring to its inventory. Service Rentals and Supplies will include a 2016 Polaris 4×4 to their display. Island Cooling has a natural cooling and ventilation system for whole house fan cooling system.

Nathan Wood, General Contractor will showcase its new construction and remodeling projects. Kauai Island Utility Cooperative will introduce the Smart Hub program.

The Contractors Association of Kauai (CAK) was established in 1957 as a trade association of licensed contractors, suppliers and businesses affiliated with the construction industry on Kauai. CAK is also affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders.

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