Learn More About Some Of Our Favorite Buildings In Hawaii

SteelMaster has customers on nearly every island of Hawaii, from Kauai to the Big Island.
Read about the projects below to learn more about SteelMaster and how our customers have utilized our Quonset huts for their building needs.

a model quonset building, metal end frame, garage

Workshop & Man Cave in Keaau

  • Model type: A-Model & S-Model
  • Size: 20’W X 12’H X 24’L & 10’W X 10’H X 12’L

When customer Geno A. moved to Hawaii from Southern California in 2015, he needed to find a solution to store his belongings. He purchased two buildings: one for landscaping equipment and the other one to use as a workshop to work on his cars and surfboards. Because he had an electrical background, he decided to use an alternative form of energy to power his two Quonset huts—solar power.

s model quonset large garage with swinging doors

Equipment Storage in Kapolei

  • Model type: S-Model
  • Size 35’W X 15’H X 34’L

There are plenty of options for you to customize your steel equipment storage building! It really has to do with what you are storing or trying to protect.  The owner of this SteelMaster equipment storage building used large doors in his endwall, which makes it easier to move large equipment in and out of his building.

s model quonset building, green end wall, windows, front door, garage

Agricultural Storage in Kalaheo

  • Model Type: S-Model
  • Size 40’W X 16’H X 100’L

Hawaii is a very agricultural state due to its extremely rich soil from heavy rainfall and mild year-round climate. There are over 7,500 crop and livestock farms and over 30 percent of the state’s land usage is dedicated to farming. Our agricultural storage  buildings in Hawaii range from large buildings like the picture above to smaller storage sheds.

q model quonset home with blue end frame, glass windows and sliding door, front door

House in Captain Cook

  • Model type: Q-Model
  • Size: 30’W X 15’H X 36’L

Classic Quonset huts that were once used as temporary buildings for troops during war times, has now become a booming trend in the housing industry. Arch houses are becoming a popular alternative because of the many cost and time-saving benefits they offer. This customer opted for bright blue endwalls with many windows to give natural light.

steel roofing for outdoor storage, fenced in

Equipment Cover in Honolulu

  • Model Type: Carport
  • Size: 20’W X 15’H X 20’L

Our carports have been used in a variety of ways including protecting valuable industrial equipment. Their clear span design provides maximum usable space while also keeping your equipment out of the elements. This customer added a chain-link fence around their carport for added protection.

a model quonset building, metal end frame, garage

Equipment Storage in Lahaina

  • Model Type – A-Model
  • Size: 20’W X 13’H X 40’L

SteelMaster offers a variety of equipment storage options that will protect your investments. From smaller storage sheds like the one above to massive buildings, we’ll provide you with a storage solution that lasts for decades.

s model quonset building with porch and open front and end walls

Coffee Shop in Ninole

  • Model type: R-Model (Container Cover)
  • Size: 50’W X 14’H X 22’L

Customer Mike M. created his own coffee production company, Pua’a Lani (Hog Heaven), which using a SteelMaster metal shipping container cover and two salvaged shipping containers. Mike discovered the benefits of building with a metal shipping container cover rather than a traditional-style building. Not only are they simple to construct, but there’s also built-in site storage, which is especially useful in an area that gets about 150 inches of rain a year.

steel carports in private driveway

Carport in Pahoa

  • Model Type: Carport
  • Size: 16’W X 9’H X 40’L

No matter what needs to be covered, trust our carports to protect your valuables. We provide carports to fit every need. You can get one tall enough to store a large vehicle such as an RV, or a smaller one that would still be large enough to protect a jet ski, snowmobile or an ATV.

steel quonset style container covers

Container Cover in Honolulu

  • Model Type – R-Model
  • Size: 48’W X 14’H X 60’L

After using a maintenance shelter made of weak materials for years, the folks at Air Service Hawaii decided to upgrade to a more durable and functional solution by using two shipping containers and a SteelMaster container cover roof kit.  The company is so pleased with the new maintenance shelter that the company plans on purchasing another container cover roof system for Air Service Hawaii’s newest terminal on the island of Kauai.

steel arch used for display at business

Museum Movie Theater in Kaneohe

  • Model Type – Q-Model

This building is used for the base theater at the Home of the Brave Museum in Honolulu. In addition to the theater, there are also Quonset arches used for decoration in the “Brewseum” and the Tiki Bar.

a model quonset building, barn style, side attachment carport

Garage in Pepeekeo

  • Model Type – A-Model
  • Size: 25’W X 25’H X 30’L

This garage has custom endwalls that give it a classic barn look. The owner also attached a roof to the building to create a covered area for additional equipment storage. Plus, he’s installed solar panels to the roof for a clean energy solution.

From the design process and beyond, our team of building specialists will guide you through the process of creating your dream building.
We have representatives who specialize in Hawaii steel buildings and have connections with freight forwarders and Hawaiian Ocean Transport (HOT) agents, keeping your shipping cost to Hawaii as low as possible.
Additionally, our buildings specialists know what documents plans examiners in Hawaii require to obtain a permit for a building and can provide you with some of those documents, helping the permitting process go a little smoother and saving you time and money.
Because it is such an agriculture-friendly state, greenhouse and nursery products are the leading agricultural commodities in Hawaii. Pineapples are vital crops to the island as well, with most of the plantations located on the island of Maui. As you’ll see in the photos above, we have experience in designing agricultural and equipment storage buildings in a variety of sizes and models.