Awards & Honors
2020 - 2023
- Aqua is named one of the Best Places to Work by Hawaii Business Magazine for four years in a row!
- The Hawaii Chapter of the ESOP Association (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) names Aqua the Hawaii ESOP Company of the Year.
- Aqua lands on the Pacific Business News Fastest 50 recognizing the 50 fastest growing businesses in Hawaii.
- Aqua is named one of the Best Places to Work (BPTW) by the Hawaii Business Magazine.
- Dunn & Bradstreet, the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on business, notified Aqua that it is in the Top 3% of companies in the United States with our suppliers rating us in the highest possible category.
- Aqua lands in the Hawaii Business Top 100 Most Charitable Companies in Hawaii list where it remains to date.
- Aqua arrives on the Hawaii Business News TOP 250 Businesses where it continues to stay.
- Aqua along with The Count of Kauai Department of Public Works was honored with a PISCES (Performance and Innovation in SRFs creating Environmental Success) for the successful design of Waimea Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion, Phase 1, that furthers the goal of clean and safe water with exceptional planning, management and financing.
- Aqua was selected as an Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) USA County of Kauai Finalist for the Hawaii Business Innovation Showcase 2011.
- APEC USA County of Kaua‘i finalist for the Hawai‘i Business Innovation Showcase 2011.
- PISCES (Performance and Innovation in SRFs Creating Environmental Success) award recipient for successful design of Waimea Wastewater Treatment.
- Aqua awarded the Secretary of the Army Sustainability Team Award by the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii for developing an in-plant water reuse system at the Schofield Barracks Wastewater Treatment Plant saving millions of gallons of Potable Water for processing and irrigation.
- Aqua in partnership with the U.S. Army Garrison awarded the GE Ecomagination Leadership Award for the upgrade and expansion of the Schofield Wastewater Treatment Plant to conserve and recycle water for the Reuse on the base.
- Pacific Business News publishes first “Top Military Contractors” listing. Aqua remains on the list until today.
- Aqua President receives Kauai Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Association.
- Participant on Energy Savings Performance team for wastewater facilities, County of Kaua‘i.
- Plant expansion that furthers the goal of clean and safe water with exceptional planning, management, and financing.