General contracting firm in Maui, Hawaii

About Us

We are a General Contractor firm. We work with your designer and/or architect to build the project. We build luxury homes and also transformational renovations. We understand design, layout, function and craftsmanship. We have been fulfilling our client’s expectations and beyond for over a decade on Maui and for over 30 years.

We are proud to be the official installer for the European cabinetry brand, Poggenpohl. Poggenpohl Kitchens Hawaii is the only authorized distributor in Hawaii.

Our motto:
Building smart homes, kitchens and baths BY DESIGN… because every square inch matters.

From Our Clients

Brian was great! Everything was done to our specifications. The job was completed on time, and we are more than extremely satisfied. Also stayed in budget and there were no hidden costs.

C. Peterson

I am a Realtor who has had BY DESIGN Construction consult on various projects. Michelle and Brian are both very professional, attentive to details and the needs of the customer. They are responsive to calls, emails, and text messages.

K. CarlsonRealtor

There is not a better team or nicer people to work with in the business than By Design Builders. Brian and Michelle provided unparalleled professional and seamless work with top quality materials.

L. Seitz

We were very happy with By Design. They were an absolute joy to work with. They always made sure we were updated on every aspect of the project. They were fully cooperative, professional and helpful.


Brian and Michelle of By Design Builders did a condo remodel for me in Maui. The entire experience was fantastic. They were professional but very personable and focused on what would make “me” happy


We are happy to recommend BY DESIGN Builders. We hired them to remodel our ocean front condominium in Maui. Michelle and Brian were very helpful in understanding and meeting our needs.