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H.T.M. Contractors, Inc.

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Phone: (808) 456-3311 Fax: (808) 456-3319 View Additional Phone Numbers 1816 Auiki St., Honolulu, HI 96819

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Factors that raised the rating for H.T.M. Contractors, Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 1
Total Closed Complaints 1

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0 Customer Reviews on H.T.M. Contractors, Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 29, 2001 Business started: 04/28/1999 Business started locally: 04/28/1999 Business incorporated: 12/04/2000 in HI
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

State of Hawaii Department of Taxation
PO Box 1425, Honolulu HI 96806
Phone Number: (808) 587-4242
The license number is W20579204-01.

State of Hawaii Department of Taxation
PO Box 1425, Honolulu HI 96806
Phone Number: (808) 587-4242
The license number is W02061306-01.

DCCA Consumer Resource Center
235 S. Beretania Street, 8th & 9th Floors, Honolulu HI 96813
Phone Number: (808) 587-4272
The license number is ABC 23553.

DCCA Consumer Resource Center
235 S. Beretania Street, 8th & 9th Floors, Honolulu HI 96813
Phone Number: (808) 587-4272
The license number is ABC 21946.

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Tevita F. Tongotea, President Ms. Sofia M. Tongotea
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Tevita F. Tongotea, President
Business Category

Tree Service Concrete - Custom Crane Service Demolition Contractors Mason Contractors

Alternate Business Names

Additional Locations

  • 1816 Auiki St.

    Honolulu, HI 96819

  • PO Box 1989

    Pearl City, HI 96782 (808) 456-3311


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Complaint Detail(s)

7/22/2013 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: Failure to properly remedy hydraulic fluid spill in my cul-de-sac. Scraped drive way. On May 24, 2013, HTM delivered an empty can for roofing disposal. The delivery truck spilled hydraulic fluid onto my cul-de-sac. Several attempts were made to speak to someone to remedy/clean the street. After numerous messages left on the recorder, someone returned the call and said someone from the office would call within a few days. No call was received. After more calls to HTM, I was told that someone did come by to clean up the spill. No one came; spill not cleaned up. A call from HTM indicated that someone would check the street in 3 weeks. Three weeks have passed and no one has come to clean up the spill. Also, the delivery person scraped my driveway when delivering the can.

Desired Settlement: Remedy/clean the spill from the hydraulic fluid. Repair the scraped driveway.

Business Response: Business' Initial Response /* (1000, 8, 2013/07/05) */ False claim. The oil spill was from a hydrolic hose blow out that was cleaned on a later date. The client we have on file for this project is Brinks Roofing who signed our waiver forms anytime we drop bins off in private property that protects us from claims of this nature. We talked with Brinks Roofing and they were going to take care of this situation. We contacted the homeowner prior because we thought that he was the primary customer. We did more research and found out that it was Brinks Roofing and that is why we stopped contacting him and delt directly with Brinks.

BBB's Final Determination: Business offered a resolution. Consumer did not pursue further with BBB and the matter was assumed to be resolved