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Island Architect Weekly - 3.19.2019

Posted By AIA Honolulu, 10 hours ago

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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April 16, 6pm: CSI Honolulu Chapter
Ground FREEZING in Hawaii An Alternative in Excavation Shoring

Register Online! Tuesday, April 16, 5pm, The Pacific Club, Card Room. View Event Flyer.

Hensel Phelps brings ground freezing technology to the new construction of our Waste Water. Treatment Plant in Kailua, Hawaii. Mr. Richard Crago, Operations Manager with Hensel. Phelps, dives into the advantages, challenges, and unknowns of using ground freezing as the shoring of choice in this unique excavation.

Cost: With RSVP $25 AIA/CSI Members, $30 Non-Members & $20 Students

Renew Your Membership Now

Unrenewed AIA Members will be lapsed March 31, 2019

Renew your membership TODAY or LAPSE March 31.

Renew Online Today!   Members that are lapsed no longer have access to member benefits, discounts and must discontinue use of the AIA designation.

Upcoming Programs & Events

General Membership Meeting - Only 8 Spots Left!
Mar 28: Artspace Site Tour & Waikiki Brewing Pau Hana (1 HSW)

Register Online! Thursday, Mar 28, 5:00pm, Artspace Site Tour (Max 30 Attendees)




We will meet 5:00pm at the site and start the tour with an introduction and walk around the building. We will then split up into two groups to go into the building; one group at a time.

At 6:30pm we will walk over to Waikiki Brewing in Kaka’ako where all attendees will receive 1 free drink ticket per person (beer, wine, house cocktail) and pupus. We have reserved the front portion for our group. 

Cost: $25 for AIA Honolulu members & $35 for Non-Members. No Walk-ins.

Mahalo GMM Sponsors!

May 2: Private AIA Tour of Honolulu Biennial 2019

Register Online by April 10!
Thursday, May 2, 5pm-6pm, The Hub of HB19, Ward Village

To Make Wrong / Right / Now  Want to see the Honolulu Biennial 2019? Want to learn more about the exhibits? This is your chance during this private AIA tour of the 2019 Biennial. View Tour Flyer.

Honolulu Biennial 2019 features 47 artists and artist collectives from Hawai’i and the countries and continents linked by the Pacific.

Cost: $10 for Kama'aina and $7 for Seniors & Students.

2019 Architecture Month in April

Attend Our Fun and Educational Events

AIA Honolulu is celebrating its 13th Annual Architecture Month and we are pleased to offer free and low-cost activities for members and the public during the month of April.  Download Architecture Month Flyer

 Mahalo Architecture Month Sponsors! 


  • Apr 2: Free Architecture Month Kickoff with Design Presentations, 6:30-9pm
    Food | Drinks | Music | Presentations | Join us at the Honolulu Biennial 2019 Hub to kick-off Architecture Month by hosting the 20x19: 20 Slides/19 Seconds event featuring 8 presenters representing a diverse swath of Hawai`i’s architectural, cultural, art, fashion and journalism communities.
  • Apr 4: Hawaii Pacific Radio Pledge Drive, 8am-10am
    Listen, Call and Donate during the AIA Honolulu Shift on FM 88.1 or 89.3.
    Call HPR at 944-8800 (KHPR) or 941-3689 (KIPO) to pledge.

  • Apr 5: Free Design "Firm Crawl" Open House, 5pm-8pm
    Visit design firms in the downtown business district and Kaka’ako and learn more about the projects that they are engaged in and the architects behind those design. Register online and receive a map of participating firms and visit in any order.
  • Apr 6: Park Clean up at Lo‘i Kalo Park, 8am-12pm. AIA Honolulu Members Only
    AIA Honolulu members are welcome to register and join us as we beautify a local neighborhood park and reconnect with the ‘āina during this four-hour project.  Limited to 15 members. 


    • Free and Public Film Nights: Made in Ilima
      No RSVP! The Hawaii Island Section of AIA Honolulu invites you to free film nights.
      Waimea: Thursday, April 4, 5:30pm at the W.M. Keck Observatory Headquarters
      Kona: Thursday, April 11, 6pm at the Donkey Mill Art Center
    • April 13: Kona Young Architects Workshop,10am-2pm
      This workshop is co-presented with the Donkey Mill ArtCenter (DMAC) for students grade 6-12. Imagining Paper Architecture. Cost $10/participant, max 15 student.

    Associate AIA Update

    Complete the ARE in 2019! 
    Cohort 1 March 20-July 3 & Cohort 2 Aug - Dec!

    3 Exams per Cohort | 2 Sessions per Exam | 1 Low Rate

    Register HERE for Bootcamp + All 6 Sessions of Cohort 1!
    Membership includes full access to the Black Spectacles online study materials!

    March 19, 5:30pm: ARE Bootcamp:  Cohort 1 begins with an overview of the ARE Prep cohort program, expectations, general study tips and a review of the licensure process.

    Form connections and review with others taking the Architect Registration Exams.  Membership in each Cohort provides 6 sessions to cover 3 exam divisions, or 2 sessions per exam.  A second cohort (August to December) will cover the remaining 3 exams.  Light meal and drinks will be provided.

    Cost:  For 6 sessions the fee is $250 for AIA member / $360 for non-members.

    Cohort 1’s 6 Upcoming Sessions: Mar 19: ARE Overview Bootcamp; Mar 20: Intro. Practice Management; Apr 10: Review Practice Management; May 1: Intro. Project Management; May 22: Review Project Management; Jun 12: Intro. Programming & Analysis and Jul 3: Review Programming & Analysis.

    Go-To-Meeting! Licensure track/emerging professionals from neighboring islands can attend remotely. We encourage our Oahu based professionals to attend in person.

    AIA Honolulu Member & Events Update

    Congrats Bettina Mehnert, FAIA and Joy Davidson, AIA!

    AIA Honolulu would like to congratulate our AIA Honolulu members for both being honorees at PBN's Women Who Mean Business 2019 celebration last week.  Bettina was 2019 Women Who Mean Business Career Achievement Award honoree. Congrats to both!

    Housing Committee Meeting

    Mahalo to Marshall Hung and Mel Kaneshige, project developer of Kahauiki Village who came out to "talk story" with our Housing Committee meeting on March 14.

    They spoke to our group on affordable housing. Mahalo to all who joined us.

    AIA Honolulu Job Board

    2 New Jobs Just Listed and 7 Total on our Job Board

    Post a job with AIA Honolulu!
    Jobs are posted for 1 month. Posting fee: $25/members, $40/non-members.

    AIA National Career Center

    The AIA National Career Center is also a great place to look for your next career or post a job. Check back frequently as new jobs are posted every day.

    YAF Update

    Read the latest YAF Connection

    Click here for YAF CONNECTION - Published on Mar 7, 2019  

    Since 2015, The Young Architects Forum has helped lead the national conversation on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives in architecture. Review the progress that has been made, discover emerging leaders in EDI programs and practices, and explore where the profession goes from here. 

    AIA National Update

    Register for AIA Conference on Architecture June 6-8 in Las Vegas

    Register Online Today! Early bird rates end April 10, 2019

    A’19 is home to a speaker lineup you won’t find anywhere else. Don’t miss this year’s keynote on June 6 at 5pm with Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and Roman Mars, host and creator of 99% Invisible, one of the world's most popular podcasts about design and architecture.  

    An unrivaled range of seminars, tours, workshops, and expo credit sessions bring the best new work and trending topics to you. You’ll also earn your HSW, ADA, GBCI, and AIA LU credits for the year.

    Upcoming UHSoA Events

    Mar: Attend UHSoA Talk Story Session

    Where/When: UH School of Architecture Auditorium (Arch 202) at 6pm

    • Mar 25: Antoine Picon, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design

    Mar. 22: UHSAAA 26th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

    The University of Hawaii School of Architecture Alumni Association will hold their 26th Scholarship Golf tournament. View golf information letter. View registration form.

    When/Where: Friday, March 22, 10am, Pearl Country Club
    Register: Click here to register for golf online.

    Upcoming Community Events

    • Apr. 3: Business Exit Planning Hawaii
      Have an experienced Attorney, CPA, Business Valuator, and Certified Exit Planner in one room making your retirement more realistic and predictable.
      When/Where: Wednesday, April 3, 7:30am-9am, The Pacific Club
      Cost: 50$. Tax Deductible, Breakfast Included
      Register: Click here to register online (limited to 30 first business owners)

    2019 AIA Honolulu Annual Sponsorship Opportunities

    Join Us! Start Your Sponsorship Early and Pick Your Programs

    Get On Board Early! In 2019 you will see lots of exciting sponsorship and networking opportunities. Support your profession and become an AIA Honolulu Annual Sponsor Today!

    Pick which program-specific sponsorship opportunities your firm would like to align with and at what levels. Your options are limitless! 

    Email or call us at (808) 628-7245 for questions.


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