This list features the best apartment and condo interior contractors in Honolulu. Our team selected and ranked these builders based on the quality of their apartment and condo interior projects, the number of projects they have completed in the city, the awards and recognition they have received, as well as their industry affiliations, customer reviews, and years in business. These builders have been recognized for their impressive projects and solutions in renovating apartment and condo interiors. Many of these firms also excel in custom home building and remodeling and have received multiple awards for such projects.

If you are thinking about upgrading an apartment or condo interior, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work.



Canaan Builders

1122 Makepono St. Unit #300, Honolulu, HI 96819

Known as Canaan Decorating in 1978, the firm initially operated as a luxury custom home builder. Raymond Suiter, the firm’s founder, sold Canaan when he decided to leave Hawaii in pursuit of other interests. In 2014, his sons persuaded him to return to Hawaii; it was then that Canaan Builders was established. Today, Canaan Builders specializes in luxury bathroom remodels, kitchen renovations, historic projects, and boutique stores. They also provide in-house construction services as well as new home construction.

Among the firm’s most notable condo interior projects is the One Waterfront Towers kitchen remodel. This project received the Carl Reppun Award in the residential remodeling category in the 2004 Building Industry Association’s (BIA) Hawaii Renaissance Awards. In that same year, the firm also received the Grand Award for Residential Remodeling Division for its Seaside retreat project in collaboration with Peter Vincent and Associates as well as the Grand Award for New Residential Division for its Vintage Plantation project in Kapaa.

Paragon Builders

1403 B 10th Ave. Honolulu, HI 96816

Established in 2006, Paragon Builders is a locally owned and operated construction firm serving clients throughout Hawaii. Over the years, the firm has grown from a small construction company into one of the area’s leading construction service providers specializing in home and commercial construction, home remodeling, kitchen and bath renovation and remodeling, and more. From small kitchen remodels to larger commercial projects, the firm ensures high-quality workmanship and attention to detail, which has earned the firm numerous good reviews and referrals from its satisfied clients.

One of the firm’s most notable projects is the Dowsett Point Condo renovation, which involved remodeling of the kitchen, master bathroom, guest bathroom, living area, master closet, and master bedroom areas. For the kitchen, dark brown cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and white countertops were used to achieve a simple yet elegant look. To complement the dark cabinets, light-colored flooring was installed throughout the condo to make the space look bigger and brighter.

Ko’olau Builders

3158-C East Manoa Rd., Honolulu, HI 96822

Honolulu-based Ko’olau Builders has quickly earned a reputation for its top-quality building services and focus on subtle and impactful aesthetics. In its less than a decade in the industry, the company has already proven itself as one of the most reputable design-build firms in the area and has been featured by numerous publications, such as Pacific Business News, Designer Profile, and Hawaii Home + Remodeling. The firm was also listed among the 50 Fastest Growing businesses in Hawaii by Pacific Business News in 2015 and 2016.

The Kailua Condo Remodel project features a fresh and simple design using a light color palette and modern materials with a mixture of natural woods. The white kitchen cabinets and gray countertops for the u-shaped kitchen make the space look and feel bigger. In addition, the project features a long butcher block breakfast nook that improves the kitchen’s functionality and design.


PO BOX 6510 Kaneohe, HI 96744

Specializing in unique custom renovations and custom builds, Moorhead has been serving clients throughout Hawaii since 2012. Over the years, the firm has worked with the area’s renowned architects and interior designers, resulting in many successful projects. Among the firm’s accomplishments was serving as the builder for an HGTV home remodel show on the DIY Network, which featured the firm’s projects on five episodes. Additionally, the firm is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the BIA.

In a joint venture with Ali G. Designs, Moorhead remodeled a condo unit in Honolulu. The project featured an open concept floor plan with huge floor-to-ceiling windows. In addition to the white kitchen cabinets and furniture, the windows illuminate the space by allowing natural light inside the unit and provide a magnificent view of the city.

The Alexander Group

2333 Kapiolani Blvd., #2009, Honolulu, HI 96826

For more than three decades, The Alexander Group has delivered award-winning residential construction services to Hawaii as well as the Maryland and Washington, D.C. areas. The company takes pride in its design, construction, and engineering experience, which enables the firm to provide tailor-fit solutions for each client. Alex Dean, the founder of the firm, is an early adopter of sustainable building processes. Since 1976, he has promoted energy conservation and the use of solar and alternative energy resources for residential and commercial projects. He is an active member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and is a Green Certified Professional. Moreover, Dean holds NAHB’s Certified Graduate Remodeler and Green Certified Professional designations. For its construction excellence, the firm has received numerous awards from the NARI and BIA.

One of the company’s most notable projects is the Waikiki Beach Tower Condo remodel. The 1,200-square-foot project consisted of the complete removal and replacement of the kitchen and two bathrooms as well as the installation of new ceramic tile and carpet flooring, electrical features and devices, and a 90-degree, open-corner Fleetwood sliding door system that opens up to the lanai.

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If you are thinking about upgrading an apartment or condo interior, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work.


  • Brooke Adams

    Brooke is a Deputy Editor at General Contractors with around five years of professional experience as a writer and editor in the construction and home improvement space. Her expertise covers a wide range of topics including addition construction, home remodeling, and landscape design. Brooke has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, and she also brings extensive experience as a project manager for a top construction firm, overseeing multi-million dollar projects. Additionally, she is certified in LEED and OSHA safety standards. Expertise: Addition Construction, Home Remodeling, Landscape Design Key Highlights: Over 5 years of experience writing and editing in the construction space, Deputy Editor at General Contractors Education: Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Certificates in Public Relations and Social Media