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Hawaii
(B) General Building Contractor

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Hawaii Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL) ™
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant St, Room 301
Honolulu, HI  96813
Phone: (808) 586-3000
Contractor Licensing Site

Exam Administrator

Prometric of Hawaii ™
354 Uluniu Street, Suite 308
Kailua, HI  96734
Phone: (808) 261-8182
Candidate Web Link

Exam Type

CLOSED  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Questions
Plan Reading and Estimating8
Sitework7
Concrete12
Masonry8
Metals5
Carpentry18
Thermal and Moisture Protection15
Doors and Windows8
Finishes12
Safety8
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
4.0

The state of Hawaii requires that you take and pass a written Business and Law exam for this trade

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1926, GPO
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2.
International Building Code, 2003, ICC
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3.
Carpentry and Building Construction, 6th Edition, 2004, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer
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4.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 14th Edition, 2002, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, PCA
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5.
Excavation and Grading Handbook, 2005, Nick Capachi, John Capachi
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6.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 2003, Clois Kicklighter
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7.
NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual, 5th Edition, 2003, NRCA
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8.
Painting & Decorating Craftman's Manual, 8th Edition, 1995, PDCA
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9.
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 8th Edition, CRSI
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Additional Recommended Books

1.
Print Reading for Construction: Residential and Commercial, 2017, Walter Brown
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