Hawaii’s Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children is a nonprofit hospital dedicated to delivering exceptional medical care. Kapi’olani houses a new hospital tower, NICU, PICU and a new 17-story parking structure. The floor area of the medical center increased from 280,000 to 600,000 square feet. Pan-Pacific managed Phase One as well as Phase Two, which began in March of 2014, as the NICU and PICU units were underway. Phase Two included a new hospital tower, a 17-story parking structure, and renovations of the Bingham building. Pan-Pacific also worked on the new generator building that supplies the new and old hospital. Pan-Pacific was chosen to handle all of the interior plumbing for this new 7-story building. The tower consists of state-of-the-art patient rooms, exam rooms, NICU rooms, and an auditorium and training center for educational teaching purposes, which provides space for training Hawaii’s up-and-coming health care professionals. In addition, Pan-Pacific Mechanical designed and coordinated the entire medical gas low voltage system, which allows the hospital to monitor old building medical gas signals from inside the new hospital. The owners wanted a hospital specialist when it came to their new high-tech medical center that includes the use of Heliox for premature babies. Pan-Pacific was the obvious choice with our extensive hospital portfolio. This project was very challenging as we had to keep the existing hospital running during the entire construction duration. This new building is LEED Silver certified, optimizing energy performance by over 20%.