Teichner-Walburn & Associates, LLC






Teichner-Walburn & Associates, LLC



The company has been in operation since 1987. The firm is 100% owned by
Ms. Elin Teichner-Walburn.  It is a woman's business enterprise (WBE) and a small business as defined in 13 C.F.R. sec. 121, Subpart A and a small business in a rural area (SBRA).  The company has five employees. Ms. Teichner-Walburn manages and directs the daily business operations of the company.

In May of 1993 the firm expanded its horizons by merging into Ms. Teichner-Walburn's firm the resources and assets of the construction management firm of Peter V. Walburn, Construction Management Consultant (Ms. Teichner-Walburn's husband).  In 2003 the firm became a limited liability company (LLC).

Teichner-Walburn & Associates, LLC consults to a wide spectrum of commerce in Hawaii's construction industry.  Clients include owners, developers, attorneys, consultants, sureties, educational institutions and material houses.  The firm provides the following specialized services:

·        Construction Management / Project Management

·        Construction Cost Estimating
(Order of Magnitude, Budget, Definitive)

·        Owner's Representative

·        Claims - Analysis, Preparation, Prevention, Negotiations

·        Inspections/Cost Studies

·        Arbitration or Litigation Support

·        Cash Forecasting & Resource Planning

·        Cash Flow Analysis

·        Change Order Evaluation

·        Computerized Project Control

·        CPM/Schedule Analysis

·        ACI/ICC Certified Inspections & Testing

·        CAD Services (TW&A Drafting)


About the Principal

Elin Teichner-Walburn



·        Construction Industry Consultant (1974 to present)

·        Principal - Teichner-Walburn & Associates, LLC (Formerly known as Elin Teichner & Associates) (1987 to Present)

·        Factory Representative State of Hawaii for high end building products.
Primary lines Manufactured by Baldwin Hardware; Artistic Brass; and St. Thomas Creations (1985 to 1996)

·        Snyder-Diamond Architectural/Design Showroom Santa Monica,
California - held position of Building Consultant Specifier (1985 to 1987)

·        The Hardware Source/Malibu Bath Decor, Malibu, California ( this was a stocking Showroom catering to high end commercial and residential projects.) - Owner /Operator (1979 to 1985)

·        Elin Designs, Inc.
Beverly Hills, California (This business specialized in space planning and interior designs for commercial and residential projects.) - Owner/Operator (1974 to 1979)

County of Hawaii Ethics Commission (Former Member)

Pepperdine University
Four Seasons Hotel - Wailea
Grand Hyatt - Wailea
Islands at Mauna Lani
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
Makakilo Retrofit - Honolulu Board of Water Supply
HPM Building Supply
Building Industry Association - Hawaii
CDS International
Coco Palms
Alii Glass
Bath & Butler
Midpac Lumber
Plumbing Specialities
JBL Hawaii
Kajima International, Inc.
Kauai Pacific Group
Princeville Corporation
Aloha Lumber
Hawaii Pacific Plumbing
Hawaii Pipe & Supply
Fletcher Pacific
Outrigger Hotels
G. W. Murphy Construction

Hawaii Forest Industry Association


Peter V. Walburn
Sr. Construction Manager




·        Construction Manager & Consultant to
the Construction Industry (1979 to Present)

·        Vice President - Amelco Corporation, Honolulu,
Hawaii (An over the counter public stock company)
(1971 to 1978)

Concurrent positions held in Amelco subsidiaries:

President & CEO - Genco, Inc.
(A General Engineering & Building Contractor with
Annual sales of US $15,000,000 to $20,000,000)

President & CEO - Amelco, Inc.
(A mechanical & electrical engineering & specialty
Contractor with annual sales of US $5,000,000 to

President & CEO - Amelco Engineers, Co.
(A specialty contractor engaged in building electrical
transmission and distribution lines, sewer lines, water lines 
and other utilities in foreign countries and possessions of the United States)

·        Philippine General Manager - Chris Berg, Inc.
(A general engineering & building firm with
annual sales of US $25,000,000 to $30,000,000)
(1965 to 1970)

Before becoming Philippine Manager held position as Pacific Projects' Manager, Projects' Engineer, Chief Estimator - Pacific Division and Superintendent.  

·        Hass & Haynie Corporation, Honolulu, Hawaii Held various positions including Cost Engineer, Estimator, Project Engineer & Project Manager (At age 25 held position of Project Manager - Mauna Kea Beach Hotel) (1960 to 1965)

·        RESPONSIBILITIES: Total responsibility for contracting and building, through negotiations and competitive bid, more than 400 million dollars in projects for the US Government, foreign governments, state and local governments and private enterprises. Have negotiated and settled millions of dollars in contract claims.

US Army Corp. of Engineers Atlantic Division
US Army Corp. of Engineers Pacific Division
US Navy Officer in Charge of Construction Southwest Pacific
US Navy Officer in Charge of Construction Marianas
US Navy Officer in Charge of Construction Thailand
US Coast Guard Hawaii District
Department of Interior
Federal Aviation Administration
Voice of America
United States of America International Development Bank
World Bank
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Government of Indonesia
Government of the Philippines
Government of Nicaragua
Government of American Samoa
City of Anchorage, Alaska
Alaska Power Authority
City of Fairbanks, Alaska
City & County of Honolulu
Department of Accounting & General Services, State of Hawaii
County of Hawaii
Bank of Hawaii
Bank of America
Government of Guam
Lawrence Rockefeller
Sheraton Hotels
Hilton Hotels
General Telephone & Electronics Corporation
Hawaiian Electric Company
The Queen's Hospital
St. Francis Hospital, Honolulu
Dillingham Corporation
Aetna Insurance
Kaiser Engineers

·        GEOGRAPHICAL: Hawaii, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, American Samoa, Wake Island, Asia, Central America, Africa and Alaska.

·        PROJECTS: Resort Hotels, High-rise Apartments & Offices, Hospitals, Airports, Missile Launching Facilities, Bridges, Tunnels (cut & cover), Subdivisions, Sewer & Water Lines, Fuel Storage Facilities, POL Lines, Well Drilling, Electrical Transmission & Distribution, Runway Paving & Hard stands, Roads, Power Plants, Piers, Dredging, Schools, Residential, Shopping Center, 25 Meter x 25 Yard Swimming Pool, Theater, Arts Center.

·        WORKSHOPS: Mr. Walburn has conducted workshops for various associations and governments

o       Planning for Production

o       Scheduling by Critical Path Method

o       Evaluating Dollar Risks & Return on Investment -Identifying Project Tasks and Their Costs

·        LECTURES: Guest Speaker: National Association of Home Builders - EXPO 1993, Kailua-Kona; 
Contractors Association of Kauai - CAK EXPO REBUILDING KAUAI 1993, Lihue, Hawaii.

·        LICENSES: RME ABC - General Engineering & General Building, including C3, C5, C6, C9, C10, C12, C17, C24, C25, C31A, C32, C32A, C35, C37A, C37B, C38, C42A, C42B, C43, C49, C56, C57A, C57B, C61 - State of Hawaii.

Heald Engineering College (Drafting & Strength of Materials) 1958-1959

George Washington University (Government Contract Claims) 1970

Pepperdine University (Risk Management) 1971

University of San Jose (The Art of Negotiations) 1973

University of Hawaii (New Construction Cost Estimating & Bidding) 1987


Member of the American Arbitration Association's Panel of Arbitrators Construction Industry Panel
- Graduate of the Construction Industry Training Workshop
- Member of the AAA Advisory Committee - Island of Hawaii
Professional Member of the Construction Specifications Institute
Member of the American Association of Cost Engineers



Pan American Hotel, Honolulu
Kalakaua Shops, Honolulu
Sans Souci Apartments, Honolulu
Kahala Hilton Hotel, Honolulu
3003 Kalakaua Apartments, Honolulu
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Kawaihae, Hawaii
Rebuild Rainmaker Hotel, American Samoa (Airplane crash- fire)
Maile Terrace Apartments, Hilo, Hawaii
Waikoloa Hills Condominium, Waikoloa, Hawaii
Kona Village Resort, Kona, Hawaii                                             
Kumulani Condominium Repairs, Kohala Coast, Hawaii (Owner’s Representative)


Guam Airport Terminal
Runway Paving - Anderson Air Force Base, Guam
Runway Paving, Wake Island
Aircraft Hangers, Clark Air Force Base, Philippines
Runway Paving, Mactan AFB, Philippines
Aircraft Hanger, Mactan AFB, Philippines
International Arrivals Building, Honolulu Airport
Concrete Ready Mix Plant, Mactan AFB, Philippines
Ewa Gull Wing, Honolulu Airport
Aircraft Hangers - Clark Air Force Base, Philippines
Passenger Waiting Building, Upolo Point, Hawaii


Hospital, Clark Air Force Base, Philippines
University of Hawaii Medical School, Honolulu
Physicians Office Building, Queen's Hospital, Honolulu
Medical Offices Lanihau Shopping Center, Kona, Hawaii (CM)
Medical Building for Pillai, Montell & Jahraus, MD, Hilo (CM)
North Hawaii Community Hospital (Cost Consultant)                    
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Magnetic Resonance Imaging    (MRI) Building, Waimea, Hi. (CM)                                                 
North Hawaii Community Hospital – Various Alterations (CM)  North Hawaii Community Hospital, Kohala Home Health Care Building (CM)
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Women’s Center (CM)
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Access Road (CM)

DREDGING/BRIDGES/DAMS (Also see County of Hawaii)

Sewer Outfall, Saipan
Sewer Outfall, Wake Island
Piers, Subic Bay, Philippines
Pier, Sangley Point, Philippines
Bridges, Waipio Valley, Hawaii
Dam, Palau


Sewer Line, Guam
Island Wide Power System, Guam
Roads & POL Lines, Yap
Elevated Storage Tanks, Guam
Athena Missile Launching Facility, Wake Island
Power Plant, Clark Air Force Base, Philippines
Water & Sewer Lines, Subic Bay, Philippines
Power Distribution USAID, Indonesia
Satellite Tracking Station, Manila
Power Plant, Panama
Power Plant HEI, Honolulu
Water Treatment Plant, Waimea, Hawaii
Antenna Farm - Voice of America, Philippines
Loran Station, Guam
138 kV Transmission Line, Wrangell, Alaska (75 Miles)
138 kV Transmission Line, Anchorage, Alaska (35 Miles)
Replace 350 MCM 600 Volt Conductor, Hoover Dam, Nevada/Arizona
Drill Complete 5500' Oil/Gas Wells, Navaho Nation, Utah


Warehouse - Harmon Field, Guam
Police Station - Palau
Bachelor Officers Quarters - Wake Island
Officers Mess - Wake Island
Chapel - Clark Air Force Base, Philippines
Bank of Hawaii - Main Branch, Hilo
Bank of Hawaii - Kamuela Branch
American Saving & Loan - Main Branch, Hilo
Capricorn Bookshop, Waimea (CM)
Theater - Clark Air Force Base, Philippines
Officers Quarters - Clark Air Force Base, Philippines
Officers Mess - Subic Bay, Philippines
Theater - Mactan Air Force Base, Philippines
Remodel Commissary - Schofield Barracks, Honolulu
Bank of America, Guam
HPM Building Supply - Civil Improvements (CM)
HPM Building Supply Kona Branch (CM)                                       
HPM Building Supply Waimea Branch Expansion (CM) (In Progress – Special Inspector)


Schools, Palau
Maui Community Arts & Cultural Center (Cost Consultant to Architect)
Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Relocate Overhead Electrical - Phase II (CM)
Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Dormitory Renovations (CM)
Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Performing Arts Theater (CM)
Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Cogen Unit (CM)
Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Relocate Overhead Electrical - Phase I (CM)
Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Music Room Addition (CM)
Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Tech Center Building (CM) 
Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Classroom/Teacher Lounge (CM) 
Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Tennis Court Parking Lot Lighting (CM) Hawaii Preparatory Academy - Student Center (CM)
Volcano Art Center Phase 1 & 2 – Niaulani - Volcano Village - Owner's Representative (Phase 2 In Progress)
New Moon Foundation (Historical Project – Kohala Girls’ School Owner’s Representative - Preconstruction Phase


Bakken Residence, Kohala Coast, Hawaii - $8,000,000 (Consultant to Contractor)
Coon Residence, Waimea, Hawaii (CM)
13 th & Jade Residence, Volcano, Hawaii (CM)
Concrete House - Hawaiian Cement - (Value Engineering Consultant)
Wailani Subdivision Homes, Mountain View, Hawaii (CM)

ROADS/SUBDIVISIONS (Also see County of Hawaii)

Puakea Bay Ranch Subdivision, Kohala (Owner's Representative)
Kinohou Subdivision, Waimea (Owner's Representative)
Allied Aggregates - Commercial Driveway - Kaahumanu Hwy., Kona (CM)
Wailani Subdivision, Mountain View, Hawaii
Paniolo II Subdivision, Kona (CM)
Saddle Road/Kaumana Drive Curve Improvements


West Hawaii Sanitary Landfill - Package A (CM)
Kalanianaole Wastewater Collector System (CM)
Onekahakaha Beach park Sewers (CM)
Corporation Counsel - Tea House Litigation (Expert)
Hilo Municipal Golf Course Parking Lot Improvements (CM)
Corporation Counsel - Onekahaka Beach Park Litigation (Expert)
Keauhou Transfer Station (CM)
Edit the County of Hawaii's Standard General Requirements & Covenants to comply with Hawaii Procurement Law. (Expert) 
Community Association Kalapana Complex (Design & Estimating)
Kalopa/Aliipali Concrete Bridge (CM)                                                       
Kaumoali Bridge (CM)                                                                 
Oshiro Rd, Concrete Bridge (CM)                                                                        
Saddle Road/Kaumana Drive Curve Improvements



Carlsmith Ball Wichman Case Ichiki
Wong Feldman & Kim
Kim & Powell
Damon Key Bocken Leong Kupchak
Roehrig Roehrig Wilson & Hara Attorneys at Law
Stanton Clay Tom & Chapman


Mr. Walburn has served as a "Neutral" in construction disputes 
conducted through American Arbitration Association and has successfully mediated numerous contractor and subcontractor disputes.


Member: Rotary Club of Volcano, Hawaii
Member of Hilo Yacht Club
Past member of the Board of Directors:
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc.
American Cancer Society - Mauna Kea Chapter
American Legion