October 24, 2022 | Source: G70 News

Mark Tagawa, AIA, LEED AP, Joins G70 as Architecture Principal

Mark Tagawa, AIA, LEED APPrincipal ✉ Returning to Hawaiʻi after practicing in Southern California at some of the nation’s top design firms, Mark's diverse cadre of expertise includes healthcare, education, workplace and residential projects. His portfolio embraces risk-taking with appropriateness while seeking rigor and clarity. Mark’s recent work includes UCLA Health’s Neuropsychiatric Replacement Hospital; City of...

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October 18, 2022 | Source: G70 News


It is essential for Waikīkī and shoreline resort properties to prepare critical adaptation plans. G70 Planning - Sea Level RiseDownload Numerous resort properties line the shores of the famous and iconic Waikīkī Beach, and has flourished for decades in harmony with the ebb and flow of the tides. However, rapid warming of the atmosphere and oceans,...

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October 17, 2022 | Source: Building Industry Hawaii

2022 G70 Scholarship + Mentorship Awards Embrace Community

G70, a leading Hawaii design firm, in August granted two annual G70 Scholarship + Mentorship awards. The winner are Oahu high school seniors Katherine Liu of President William McKinley High School and Jaelen Myrick of Castle High School. Each receives four years of financial support, a mentor, a summer internship and a secured position at G70...

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October 12, 2022 | Source: G70 News

G70 Welcomes Mark Tagawa as Principal

HONOLULU – G70, an interdisciplinary design firm announced the addition of Mark Tagawa, AIA, NCARB, NCIDQ, LEED AP, as an Architecture Principal to the firm’s management. Returning to Hawaiʻi after practicing in Southern California at some of the nation’s top design firms, Tagawa’s diverse cadre of expertise includes healthcare, higher education, corporate interiors, and multifamily residential...

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September 30, 2022 | Source: Pacific Business News

Women Winning in Business panel talks career development, leadership

By Stephanie Salmons  –  Reporter, Pacific Business NewsSep 30, 2022 The last few pandemic-driven years have proven to be a challenge for many, but were also marked by accomplishments, support and survival. So say the five executives who spoke on Pacific Business News’ annual Women Winning in Business panel, which was hosted virtually on Sept. 16. “I’m glad we’re...

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September 28, 2022 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Sages Over 70: Francis S. Oda

The former CEO of G70 and senior pastor emeritus connects architecture to local culture and the “sustainability of the land.” Francis S. Oda’s Christian faith and his leadership at one of Hawai‘i’s biggest architectural and engineering fi rms are not separate parts of his life. He lives them as one. “He doesn’t hide that he’s a...

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September 22, 2022 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Finding Purpose at Work | G70 Office Culture

A company's culture is the character and personality of an organization. In positive situations, it increases engagement, and can ensure employee happiness, productivity and retention. SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 | OUR ADVERTISING PARTNER It refers to how people interact, collaborate, and get along within the workplace. Though it may sound somewhat ambiguous, a positive work/office culture is extremely important...

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September 20, 2022 | Source: The Garden Island

DHHL’s Waimea project wins planning award

By The Garden Island | Monday, September 19, 2022, 12:05 a.m. PO‘IPU — The state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ Pu‘u ‘Opae Kuleana Homestead Settlement Plan was selected as the winner of the American Planning Association Hawai‘i Chapter’s Outstanding Planning Award at the Hawai‘i Congress of Planning Officials Conference awards session Thursday at the Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort...

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September 19, 2022 | Source: Kauaʻi Now

Kuleana Homestead Settlement Plan for Puʻu ʻŌpae Wins Award

Posted September 16, 2022, 3:02 PM HST The Puʻu ʻŌpae Kuleana Homestead Settlement Plan for land on Kaua’i won the Outstanding Planning Award by the American Planning Association’s Hawai‘i Chapter. The plan, crafted by the Department of Hawaiian Home Land and Honolulu-based design firm G70, provides a roadmap for future homesteading in Waimea. The plan “will...

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September 14, 2022 | Source: Hawaiʻi Public Radio

Honolulu DPP resignations are concerning for construction industry, City Council chair

Hawaii Public Radio | By Casey HarlowPublished September 12, 2022 at 11:17 AM HST Honolulu's Department of Planning and Permitting enforces zoning laws and oversees planning on Oʻahu. However, changes to the permitting process at DPP have led to further delays and a backlog of commercial and residential projects. "Recent experience, certainly it has been a challenge," said...

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