Free Architecture Month Kickoff: Design Presentations
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Architecture Month Kickoff Event

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Honolulu Biennial 2019 Hub (former Famous Footwear space)
Ward Centre at Ward Village, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd.
@ Auahi Street
United States
Contact: AIA Honolulu

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The American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter (AIA Honolulu) is pleased to offer free and low-cost public events during April in the 13th annual celebration of Architecture Month in Hawaii.

FREE Architecture Month Kickoff: 2019 means 20x19

Online registration is now closed but we welcome Walk-ins!

Food | Drinks | Music | Design Presentations

Mahalo Kick-Off Event Sponsors!


2019 means 20 x 19:  To kick-off Architecture Month in Hawai`i, the AIA-Honolulu Film Committee is hosting the 20x19: 20 SLIDES/19 SECONDS event featuring 7 presentations representing a diverse swath of Hawai`i’s architectural, cultural and journalism communities.

Just one of the facets of the Architecture Month’s vibrant kick-off party at the Biennial Hub Space, this event open to the public is sure to fill up fast so reserve your spot now.

Event Overview

  • 6:30pm - Registration/Networking
  • 7:25pm - Presentation Part 1
  • 8:05pm - Intermission
  • 8:15pm - Presentations Part 2
  • 9:00pm - Pau

Meet Our Presenters!

  • Abbey Seitz/Melissa White - SSFM, Planners
  • Melanie Ide - Bishop Museum, President/CEO
  • Hi`ilei Kawelo - Paepae o He`eia, Founder & Executive Director
  • Woody Simpson - UHM-SOA DArch Project
  • Joey Valenti/Matthew Lynch - The Albizia Project
  • Denby Fawcett - Civil Beat, Journalist
  • Hale Takazawa, AIA - Hale Takazawa, Architect
  • Nikole Nelson - BLKCORAL, Founder & Creative Director

Event Entry: Click here for a map of where to enter from the exterior.

Cost: Free! ($10 donation suggested at the door)

Register: Please register online for planning purposes. Walk-ins welcome!

Parking: Free parking available at Ward Village

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