Hawai'i Chooses KME

Nesquehoning, PA – KME is pleased to announce the County of Hawai`i has awarded KME and its dealer Hawaii Specialty Vehicles LLC an order for two custom pumpers.

According to Nathan Reyes, dealer principal at HSV, “We are pleased to welcome Fire Chief Darren Rosario and the Hawai`i Fire Department to the HSV and KME family. We are committed to custom manufacturing units that meet the unique needs of each customer and supporting those vehicles for their in service life. Mahalo Ke Akua (Thank you Lord).”

The pumper chassis will be a KME PredatorTM Severe Service with seating for five, 500hp engine with engine brake. The pumpers include a 1,500gpm pump, 1,000 gallons of water, dual 25 gallon foam tanks, Class A&B Foam system, and a 158” Aluminum full height/split depth body.

Hawaii Specialty Vehicles’ home office is located in Honolulu. They are a leading provider of specialty vehicles and equipment and offer strong maintenance, parts, service and support to all the islands.

KME is a leading custom manufacturer of a full range of specialty vehicles for military, industrial, commercial, aviation and municipal markets. Additional information on KME can be found at or by emailing to

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