April 30, 2014 | Source:

Group 70 names Charles Kaneshiro new president and COO

Charles Kaneshiro has been named president and chief operating officer of Honolulu-based Group 70 International Inc., one of the largest architecture firms in Hawaii. Kaneshiro, who has been with the firm for nearly 15 years, will serve a five-year term as head of the company, and succeeds Linda Miki, who joins other past presidents as a...

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April 30, 2014 | Source:

Outrigger to add new Waikiki hotel tower as part of $100M redevelopment

Outrigger Enterprises Group plans to spend $100 million on a redevelopment of its Outrigger Reef on the Beach that will add a 200-room hotel tower to the Waikiki hotel along with increased meeting space, open recreation and dining areas. The project, which is in the planning stages, represents a commitment to its Hawaii roots for the...

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April 21, 2014 | Source:

CBRE Inc. Hawaii decides to cut its Honolulu office space in half

CBRE Inc. Hawaii, one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the state, is cutting its office space in half at its headquarters in Downtown Honolulu, as part of a company-wide effort to support the way its employees work today and in the future. The “Workplace 360” model, which is currently being constructed in one-half...

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April 21, 2014 | Source: Iolani School Bulletin 2014

The Dedication of The Sullivan Center For Innovation and Leadership

Named in honor of lead donor Joanna Lau Sullivan and her family, the Sullivan Center celebrates and honors the Sullivan family’s commitment to serving the community, belief in the importance of education and lifelong learning for Hawai‘i’s youth. The ceremony was held on the fourth floor of the center and opened with an oli by Kumu...

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April 9, 2014 | Source:

PBS Hawaii seeks general contractor, plans to break ground on new facility this year

PBS Hawaii said Tuesday that it is ready to start construction of its new headquarters at the corner of Nimitz Highway and Sand Island Access Road by the end of this year, with plans to complete the project by 2016, when its lease at the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus expires. The nonprofit public television...

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March 7, 2014 | Source:

Hawai’i Team Prepares to Submit Bid for Presidential Center

Plans for President Barack Obama’s official library are years away from being finalized but the first request for qualifications has been announced by his foundation and Hawai’i’s team is putting together an initial proposal due next month.   The team provided an update of its vision today at Hawai’i’s 14th Annual Build and Buy Green Conference in...

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February 22, 2014 | Source:

Group 70 designing Hoopili downtown unique to Hawaii

D.R. Horton — Schuler Division’s 11,750-home master-planned Hoopili project in West Oahu, which is being designed by Group 70 International, will include a redesigned downtown that will focus on the planned rail transit stations that will look unlike anything in Hawaii, according to the chairman of the Honolulu-based architecture firm. Francis Oda of Group 70, said...

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