Hawaii Section Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement
The ASCE Hawaii Section annually recognizes an exemplary civil engineering project as the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA). This prestigious award recognizes the project that best illustrates superior civil engineering skills and represents a significant contribution to civil engineering progress and society.
The 2021 Hawaii Section OCEA Grand Winner will be announced and the award presented to the project owner at the Hawaii Section Annual Banquet on September 30, 2021. Link to Register
2021 Hawaii Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards - Award Nomination Categories:
Large Projects (> $10 M)
Medium Projects (< $10 M but > $2 M)
Small Projects (< $2 M)
Building & Structural Systems Project
Studies and Research Projects
Best Humanitarian Projects
Best International Project
2021 OCEA Award Winners
Best Large Project
Lahaina Waste Water Reclamation Facility Stage 1A Improvements
Owner: County of Maui, Department of Environmental Management
Designer: Jacobs Engineering Group
Contractor: Kiewit Infrastructure Group
Best Water/Wastewater/Environmental Project
Waianae WWTP Digester Rehab & Biosolids Management Project
Owner: City and County of Honolulu
Designer: Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Inc.
Contractor: Oceanic Construction & Hensel Phelps
Best International Project
The Tsubaki Tower
Owner: PHR Ken Micronesia Inc.
Contractor: PHR Ken Micronesia Inc. & Asanuma Corp.
Best Humanitarian Project
Koae Workforce Housing Development
Owner: Mark Development, Inc.
Designer: Bow Engineering & Development, Inc.
Contractor: Goodfellow Brothers, Inc.
Best Studies and Research Project
Hawaii Cesspool Conversion Technologies and Finance Research
Owner: State of Hawaii, Department of Health, Wastewater Branch
Designer: Carollo Engineers, Inc.
Best Building and Structural Systems Project
Opaekaa Bridge Repair/Rehabilitation
Owner: County of Kauai, Department of Public Works
Designer: KAI Hawaii, Inc.
Contractor: Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company
2020 Hawaiki Submarine Cable and Kapolei Landing Station, Kapolei, Hawaii
2019 Keauhou Beach Hotel and Site Demolition, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2017 Ala Moana Wastewater Pump Station Force Mains #3 & #4, Honolulu, Hawaii
2016 Pearl Harbor Channel Underwater Waterline Crossing
2015 Stream Bank Bluff Protection and Stabilization at Riverside Apartments
2014 Hana Highway Route 360 Emergency Repairs
2012 Waimalu Sewer Rehabilitation/Reconstruction Phase 1 plus 4 other category projects
2011 Wana’ao Road and Keolu Drive Reconstructed Sewer Project plus one other category project
2010 Hurricane and Wind Design Standards plus 4 other category projects
2009 Saddle Road Hawaii Project plus 5 other category projects
2008 Kaumalapau Harbor Breakwater Repair, Lanai, Hawaii Award of Merit: Palau Compact Road, Babeldaob, Republic of Palau
2007 Navy Water Treatment Plant Upgrade on Guam
2006 Design/Build AEF FOL Aircraft Maintenance Hangar 2005 Air Force MILCON Program to Repair Airfield Pavement, Wharf and Facilities at Wake Island
2005 Kalanianaole Highway Emergency Landslide Repairs at Castle Junction, Kailua, Hawaii
2004 Sewer Outfall Extension at Fort Kamehameha, Pearl Harbor Awardof Merit - Emergency Repair for Waipahu Pump Station, Waipahu
2003 Emergency By-Pass Water Tunnel, Hamakua Island of Hawaii (2004 National OCEA Finalist) Award of Merit - FY01 MCON Project P-491, Sewer Force Main - Ford Island to Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
2002 55-inch HOST Park Seawater Supply System (2003 National OCEA Finalist) Award of Merit - Hart Street Wastewater Pump Station Force Main Replacement
2001 Nimitz Highway Reconstructed Sewer Award of Merit - Replacement of Keaiwa Stream Bridge on Mamalahoa Highway
2000 Emergency Rockfall Remediation of Kamehameha Highway at Waimea Bay
1999 Aiea Heights Bridge Lengthening
1998 Admiral Clarey Bridge (1999 National OCEA Award of Merit)
1997 Interstate Route H-3 (1998 National OCEA Winner)
1996 Nimitz Highway Relief Sewer Project 1994 University of Hawaii Special Events Arena
1993 Wailupe Reconstructed Sewer Project
1991 Sewer Tunnel Relief Project 1990 Hawaii Deep Water Cable Program
1989 Laupahoehoe Harbor
1988 Hawaii Science and Technology Park and Seacoast Test Facility
1987 Keehi Interchange, H-1 Freeway
1986 Mililani Granular Activated Carbon Treatment Plant
1985 Kahuku Shrimp Farm Project
1984 OTEC Cold Water Pipe Test
1978 Reef Runway, Honolulu International Airport
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