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Press Releases

October 2019

Hui Huliau Announces the Acquisition of LNO, Inc.

WAIANAE, Hawaii, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --

Hui Huliau is pleased to announce that it has acquired LNO, Inc. in a transaction that closed on Oct. 1, 2019. Hui Huliau is continuing to execute its plan to become one of the nation's premier organizations in the U.S. Federal Sector by adding to its stable of operating units. "We are pleased to add more than 120 employees and their families to the Hui Huliau team," said Deryl Wright, Hui Huliau Chief Executive Officer.

LNO provides a wide array of technical services and support including IT/Communications Training and Development; Cyber Security Operations; Information Assurance and Network Engineering; New Equipment Fielding and Training; Systems Engineering, Testing, and Integration; Logistics Support and Analysis; C4IS. It is headquartered in suburban Augusta, GA and provides significant support to the U.S. Army Signal Regiment.

Hui Huliau (pronounced hoo-wee hoo-lee-ow) is a multifaceted non-profit 501(c)(3) Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) with for-profit subsidiaries that offer a broad spectrum of services to the Federal Government and commercial customers including construction, facilities engineering, mission support services, base operations support, air traffic control services, systems integration and cyber support services. Hui Huliau is headquartered in Wai'anae, HI with offices in Tampa, FL; Huntsville, AL; Midwest City, OK and Kaaawa, HI.

January 2019

Hui Huliau Acquires AC4S

PRESS RELEASE  JAN 9, 2019 04:00 HST

WAIANAE, Hawaii-January 9, 2019- Hui Huliau announced today the acquisition of Advanced C4 Solutions, Inc. (AC4S), a leader in C4, Professional Support, Cyberspace Operations, and Mission Support services for Federal agencies worldwide. AC4S customers include the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, Defense Information Systems Agency, U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, and Department of Homeland Security.


AC4S is the newest addition to the Hui Huliau family of companies. Other subsidiaries include International Construction, Inc.; KAYA Associates, Inc.; Pono Aina Management, LLC; and Hui Huliau Staffing, LLC. 


“We launched an aggressive growth strategy in 2017,” said Deryl Wright, Hui Huliau CEO. “We were looking for an experienced technology firm to complement our other companies, and we found that with AC4S. They have a phenomenal team and together we have a great story to tell.”


Hui Huliau is a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) headquartered in Waianae, HI. Through its family of Small Business and 8(a)-certified companies Hui Huliau offers multiple paths to contract for services. Hui Huliau-owned 8(a) firms are eligible for directed, sole source contract awards above the competitive threshold.


“We are excited to be part of the Hui Huliau family,” said Norm Abdallah, AC4S CEO. “This move capitalizes on our 16-year company history and positions us to expand our market. The synergy between our two organizations makes us confident this is a positive step for our customers and our employees.” Abdallah will continue to lead AC4S, reporting to Wright.  

Hui Huliau companies have offices in 8 states and have worked in over 20 foreign countries. 

June 2017

Hui Huliau Acquires International Construction, Inc.

WAIANAE, Hawaii-June 1, 2017-Hui Huliau announced today the acquisition of International Construction, Inc. from founder John Naeole. 

“We welcome International Construction to our Hui Huliau ohana (family) and look forward to expanding operations,” said Adrian Nakea Silva, Hui Huliau Founder and Chairman. 

International Construction, Inc. is a participant in the Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development Program and a provider of Construction and Environmental Services to military and commercial clients. Mr. Naeole will continue to manage daily operations from the company’s headquarters in Kaaawa, Hawaii.

Hui Huliau is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Native Hawaiian Organization committed to providing a brighter future for the Native Hawaiian people through education, economic opportunities, and the preservation of the Hawaiian language and culture. Hui Huliau’s for-profit subsidiaries include Small Businesses and participants in the Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development Program. Hui Huliau has corporate offices in Hawaii and Oklahoma. 

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