About Flagship Express Car Wash
FastLube, Inc. is a Hawaii Corporation established in 1992 and operates as Flagship FastLube and Flagship Express Car Wash. Mr. Ricky E. Price, a retired United States Naval Officer founded the company, and he currently serves as the Chairman of the Board, and is 92% majority stockholder. Son Christopher Price has been with the company since it’s beginning and currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer and stockholder. Son Brandon recently joined the company as Director of Car Wash Operations.
The company is comprised of six (6) Flagship FastLube facilities specializing in preventative maintenance services for cars and light trucks, and an Express Dealer for Goodyear, Dunlop and Kelly tires. The shops are located in Wahiawa, Kapolei, Waipio Gentry, Aiea, Royal Kunia, and Pearl City. Each of the six shops perform in the top 1% of an industry of more than 17,000 similar shops. In 2017 the company serviced over 100,000 vehicles.
In June 2018 the company completed construction of a four million dollar Flagship Express Car Wash in Waipio Gentry. The first of its kind in the state of Hawaii, the car wash is equipped to provide a superior wash at a very affordable price. The car wash is capable of washing upwards of 120 cars per hour, or more than one thousands cars per day.
The company, and Mr. Price have been recognized as a leader in the industry for the past 28 years, and are active with the international Automotive Oil Change Association (AOCA) and the International Car Wash Association (ICA). Mr. Price has written many of the procedures, directives and training programs for the industry, and personally trained and certified more than 2,500 fast lube managers for AOCA.
Mr. Price introduced the fast lube ZipPit technology to Hawaii in 2010 at their Aiea shop and built a ground up ZipPit facility in Pearl City in 2012. The ZipPit technology is far superior ergonomically, environmentally, and financially to conventional full basement, while providing a more efficient and safer work environment.
The company and Mr. Price have been recognized by the State of Hawaii, The Small Business Administration, the United Stated Congress and the President of the United States for their proactive work in training and moving individuals from government subsidies and dependency to productive employment.
A First Class Hawaii Company, Flagship continues to grow and create quality jobs, while providing valuable training and benefits for its employees, and unparalleled service for 10’s of thousands Oahu customers.
The company plans continued growth on Oahu to include additional FastLube facilities and Express Car Washes.