Hawaii Crane Rental Service


Information for renting a crane in Hawaii:

  • You may not know what type of equipment needed but you should know the weights
  • Always refer to the heaviest and farthest distance or highest reach making sure that all other lifts would be within that range. This will help in getting the correct quote and equipment.
  • Hawaii has more than one island.  Barged equipment is possible but costly if unnecessary.
  • Crane rentals come with a qualified and certified operator along with maintenance service and fuel.
  • Bare rentals are rentals with no provided certified operator. Maintenance may be provided
  • Not all cranes are eligible to be bare rented.
  • Crane operators must have a Hawaii State HMOAB Certification.
  • Port to port charges means the service charge clock starts from the crane yard and ends on return.
  • A Mob or Mobilization is a charge to and from job site due to any special transport, permits, personnel for set up, police escort, etc.
  • Larger cranes or non highway type equipment may charge a mobilization or transport fee.
  • Minimum hourly charges can sometimes be 8 hours minimum or 4 hours for smaller equipment.
  • Lifting capacity is determined by radius, angle and boom length.
  • Radius is measured from the center of the cranes rotation to the center of gravity of load being lifted
  • Lift height not only includes the height of where item is lifted or landed but also factors the height of item being lifted, length of rigging gear and crane hook assembly.
  • Be sure that ground conditions can accommodate the weight of the crane and weight of the load.
  • Be aware and inform of any obstacles affecting the safety of the lift such as power lines.
  • Riggers and signal personnel must be qualified to hook and unhook a load
  • Crane operators & Signal persons are available for CALL 808-781-2152
  • Hawaii State General Excise Tax for Honolulu (Oahu) is 4.712%


  • Complete installation and removals
  • Photovoltaic Systems for Industrial & Residential
  • Certified Welding and Cutting
  • Emergency Rigging & Crane Services
  • Critical Lifts and Engineered Planning
  • Air Conditioning Installation/Removal
  • Telecommunication Towers & Monopoles
  • Steel/Tilt-up/Pre-cast Panel Erection
  • Removal/Installation of Grease Traps
  • Tree Planting and Misc.
  • Moving Equipment & Supplies
  • Machinery Moving
  • Site Work
  • Utilities Rigging Maintenance
  • Etc.