Argus Building Supply 808-933-9441
Argus Building Supply                          808-933-9441

*Updated 3/20/2021 

 The continuing volatility of the lumber market

 and ongoing mysteries at the county building and planning departments has made it impossible to post firm prices for our home packages. I  have posted a new updated list  that should be used  for preliminary planning purposes only.

We expected a new code to be adopted last November but it was postponed. Still Lord only knows what new requirements will be imposed at the whim of "the building official".

Plans continue to be "resting" in the building department awaiting permit. Once we have a plan approved we can develop a quote based on the materials needed. Sorry I can't be more positive. In answer to the the question a lot of people ask, no, I can't speed up the process  by charging more. The county apparently processes in order of submission.

Thanks for your understanding

House Packages

The goal at Argus Building Supply is to help you select a plan for a house you want and then help you get it built. We start with plans that are very simple and inexpensive to build just the way they are. We encourage you to make modifications, so the plan is precisely what you want. If our plans don't fit your needs, we can work with any sketch or idea you have to make a custom package.


     When we get through the plan selection stage, we provide construction plans, complete with all the drawings and engineering stamps required by the building department. Plans are then walked through the permit process for you. At the same time, we develop a list of materials to be sure  it includes any changes you have made. From this list we arrive at a total cost for the project.


     When you are ready to begin construction, we help schedule deliveries so the material you need is on site when you need it. Throughout the entire process, we want to be involved with your project. After all:

                          " YOUR PROJECT IS OUR BUSINESS".


To check out what we offer, just click on the appropriate link below. If you don't see what you want, please call for an appointment and we will be happy to show you what else is available.




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Contact us

Argus Building Supply

107 Makaala St.


Hilo, Hi  96720


Phone: 808-933-9441

Fax:     808-933-1531




Business Hours

Mon.-Fri.      7:30 to 4:30

Saturday and Sunday.            CLOSED for family time

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