The DAWSON Mission

To have a Positive Impact on the Lives of our Employees, their Families, and our Communities by Serving our Strategic Clients Every Day!


DAWSON is spreading aloha across the globe.  Check out our Impact events.

DAWSON Brings ‘Moananuiakea’ to Three Islands

In partnership with Hawaii Public Radio (HPR), DAWSON sponsored three Hawai‘i screenings of the documentary 'Moananuiākea' (click here for trailer) last month.  DAWSON’s sponsorship helped bring the story of Hōkūle‘a’s Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage to audiences on...

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Back to School Bash 2019

DAWSON donated $5,000 to the Greenhill Church’s Back to School Bash initiative. In addition, DAWSON, supported by the Clarksville, TN office, provided the help the church needed to pick up the items, assemble the backpacks, and hand them out on the day of the event....

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DAWSON to Sponsor ‘Moananuiakea’ Film Screening

 DAWSON is proud to be the exclusive sponsor for a special Honolulu film screening of Moananuiākea on August 25th at the Doris Duke Theatre in partnership with Hawaii Public Radio.  This powerful documentary directed by Na‘alehu Anthony celebrates the voyaging...

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DAWSON-HDR Selected for EPA’s Environmental Services and Operations (ESO) $850 Million Small Business Contract

This July 2018, DAWSON, which is the managing partner of DAWSON-HDR Services, LLC, joint venture, was selected by EPA for the Environmental Services and Operations (ESO) small business contract.  This contract has a total capacity of $850M over 10 years (5-year base and one 5-year option) and covers three geographic areas, known as CLINs, which include all 10 EPA Regions and all 50 states and territories.  DAWSON-HDR Services, LLC, is one of five small businesses selected for all three CLINS.

Under this contract, DAWSON-HDR will provide services at Superfund sites including: Field Work and Analytical Support; EPA-lead Remedy Operations including Long Term Response Action (LTRA); Assessment/Inspection Activities; Oversight/Oversight Support; EPA-lead Remedial Action or EPA-lead Removal Action Implementation Support; and other technical assistance.

“DAWSON is very excited to be part of this important program.  It continues our company’s commitment to sustainability and our values of ‘ohana.”, said DAWSON President, Billy Cress.  This contract gives DAWSON the opportunity to further it’s partnership with the EPA and enhances our long-standing commitment to make our environment better.  “HDR looks forward to working with DAWSON, our high-performing small business protégé on the ESO contract.  We value this opportunity to serve the Environmental Protection Agency on a nationwide basis.” said HDR’s Donald Curtis.

Congratulations to the HDR team and the DAWSON ‘ohana!

Kupono Ka Hana

Excellence in Service

We are a Native Hawaiian Organization 8(a) small business with 24 years of experience providing innovative and cost-effective solutions to our clients across the globe.


Our Quality Management System ideology is to achieve predictable results on a consistent and recurring basis.


Alo-ha (sharing-of life) is how DAWSON does life together.  It is the common spirit that binds our ‘ohana and aligns us around treating our employees, families, and partners with trust, understanding, and compassion.  We strive to live aloha every day and are committed to spreading aloha to every community in which we work.


Top Talent

We maintain a commitment to hiring and retaining best-in-class employees.

Proven Management

Our quality company infrastructure ensures our ability to respond to the world’s emerging needs.

Global Reach

Strategically situated offices and partners position us to serve our customers across the globe.
Global Headquarters

900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1850 Honolulu, HI 96813 | Phone: 808.536.5500