doctorates

Francis S. Oda

Francis S. Oda

ChairmanD. Arch., FAIA, AICP, LEED AP

Francis has received more than 50 design awards, including the American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Our Divine Savior Church in Chico, California. In 2014, he was honored by Pacific Business News as Hawaii Business Leader of the Year. Francis’ other award-winning projects include the Four Seasons Lodge at Koele, the Four Seasons Manele Bay Hotel, Hanauma Bay Nature Center and the Maluhia Golf Clubhouse.

Francis is a Fellow of the AIA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. He was designated a Manoa Forum Fellow by the University of Hawaii, received the Gordon Bradley Humanitarian Award, and was inducted into the Hawaii Business Hall of Fame.

Francis earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University and a Doctor of Architecture from the University of Hawaii. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of the UH School of Architecture and a Distinguished Alumnus of the University where he developed the Doctor of Architecture program.

Francis is Senior Pastor and Board Chair of New Life Church Honolulu and serves as Global Chair of Transform Our World. Francis is married to Caroline Ward Oda. They have two children, Nalani and Reid.

other doctorates

Mark Tabucbuc

Mark Tabucbuc

D. Arch.
Lindsay Ching

Lindsay Ching

D. Arch.
Dane Teves

Dane Teves

D. Arch.
Russell Wozniak

Russell Wozniak

D. Arch.
Ronald Ribao

Ronald Ribao

D. Arch.
Mengxi “Fanny” He

Mengxi “Fanny” He

D. Arch., LEED AP BD+C
Liana Takamine

Liana Takamine

D.Arch.
Ryan Odanaka

Ryan Odanaka

D.Arch.
Chretien Macutay

Chretien Macutay

D. Arch., AIA
Joyce Nip

Joyce Nip

D.Arch., AIA, LEED AP BD+C,CDT
Shirley Lum

Shirley Lum

D.Arch., LEED AP BD+C
Woravudh Lekprathum

Woravudh Lekprathum

D. Arch., LEED AP BD+C
Rene K. Matsumura

Rene K. Matsumura

D. Arch., AIA, LEED AP
James L. Stone

James L. Stone

D. Arch., AIA, LEED AP