Haro, Kasunich and Associates (HKA) is a professional consulting firm dedicated to providing quality geotechnical and coastal engineering services to private and public clients throughout the Central Coast of California.  HKA’s staff consists of a team of professionals and technical specialists recognized for their expertise in the fields of geotechnical engineering, coastal engineering, earthwork construction testing and expert testimony.  We offer a local presence with 35+ years experience and practice in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties as prime and/or subconsultant’s on over 12,000 projects.

The firm’s strength is built on the extensive experience with a wide range of projects from small private developments to some of the more moderately large public projects in the Central Coast region.  Established in 1984, the firm (headquartered in Watsonville, California) was founded to provide geotechnical engineering, coastal engineering and construction monitoring and testing services to public and private clients including municipalities, developers, architects and engineers throughout the Central Coast of California.  We are a full-capacity, geotechnical engineering consulting firm specializing in soil, foundation and coastal engineering for public works, industrial, commercial, water district, residential, highway, bridge and reservoir/dam developments.  The range of public projects typically supported by HKA includes streets, bridges, water service infrastructure, parks, wastewater treatment facilities, schools, fire stations, and other buildings.  

HKA’s approach to a project is to listen to our client’s needs and then design the services to satisfy those requirements.  This approach maintains cost-effective management while ensuring necessary client contact through completion of the project.  For 35+ years HKA has worked successfully with our clients to maximize return to their investment dollar.  HKA strives to provide engineering and construction monitoring services in a timely manner, within project budgets, using diligent problem solving capabilities.  

Our staff is small but efficient, consisting of seven Registered Engineers (three of which are also licensed Geotechnical Engineers), one Engineering Geologist, three Staff Engineers, two Field Technicians, two Laboratory Technicians and Administrative Personnel.

Come explore our website and find out for yourself why HKA is one of the leading geotechnical and coastal engineering firms on the Central Coast.  We look forward to working with you!


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