Member & Sponsor Spotlight

Our featured Member & Sponsor this quarter is...

With her remarkable 26 years at John Cook Kitchens, Shelley Tanner is not just their design maven but the embodiment of the business, having consistently produced award-winning kitchen designs. Her impressive journey includes obtaining the CKD (Certified Kitchen Designer) designation in 1996, a testament to her expertise and dedication. Shelley, stands as a symbol of excellence, consistently wowing clients in Hawaii with her design details. Her outstanding track record earned her the prestigious Distinguished Kitchen & Bath Designer Award in 2019 from the NKBA Aloha Chapter. Her secret to success revolves around active listening, impeccable organization, and unwavering attention to detail.

Shelley Tanner standing in kitchen cabinet display in their showroom. (Above)

Allisen Caberto and Shelley Tanner with displays of a variety of cabinet hardware they offer. (Below)

John Cook Kitchens, established in 1973, maintains their commitment to quality, consistently delivering top-notch designs, customer service, and a wide range of products suitable for various budgets. Leading the charge is President and Owner Gavin Ishikawa, who recognizes the company's success depends on the collective talents of the team. Under his leadership, the establishment of Hawaii Building Group, encompassing Montage Décor LLC and Infinity Design and Supply, showcases the company's expertise in both construction and building materials. Shelley's key advice to aspiring designers

underscores the significance of understanding construction aspects, especially in remodels, and making early decisions about project details like cabinet choices, which can have a substantial impact on costs. John Cook Kitchens, at its core, offers a comprehensive suite of services, ranging from design and remodeling to consultation, cabinetry, appliances, and countertops, ensuring clients have a one-stop shop for their home transformation needs.

The Aloha Chapter would like to congratulate John Cook Kitchens on celebrating their 50th anniversary! We truly appreciate them for being a long time, cherished NKBA member and for their continued sponsorship.

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