Archive2022

May 19, 2022 | Source: The Molokai Dispatch

Kalaupapa Memorial to Get $5M

For almost 20 years, families and members of nonprofit Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa have been working to make the Kalaupapa Memorial a reality, honoring the men, women and children who were taken from their families and exiled on the peninsula because they were diagnosed with Hansen’s disease. That dream came one step closer to completion when...

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May 14, 2022 | Source: Pacific Business News

NAIOP Hawaii announces winners of the 2022 Kukulu Hale Awards

Late architect Joseph "Joe" Farrell was posthumously honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from NAIOP Hawaii, the local chapter of a national commercial real estate association, during its 25th annual Kukulu Hale Awards on May 6. Among Farrell's most notable projects are the Honolulu Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse Complex, ASB Tower and Pacific Guardian Center,...

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May 10, 2022 | Source: Pacific Business News

G70 and Tracy Camuso lead on solar power expansion in Hawaii

As Hawaii aims to achieve 100% clean energy by 2045, Island businesses have seen unprecedented demand for commercial solar projects. G70, a Hawaii architecture, planning, and civil engineering design firm, is one such business that has evolved to meet the demand. In recent years, it has contributed to major projects on Oahu, including the largest solar...

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May 1, 2022 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Need to Know: Regenerative Tourism

This new model for tourism is seen as a step beyond earlier concepts such as ecotourism and sustainable tourism. Almost 200 people gathered in-person and virtually at the Prince Waikiki on April 21 to hear a lively discussion on regenerative tourism as part of Hawaii Business Magazine’s “Need to Know” event series. Kalani Ka‘anā‘anā, chief brand officer for...

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April 29, 2022 | Source: Pacific Business News

Construction underway on $31M Kaimuki office building

Work is underway on a $31 million office building in Honolulu's Kaimuki neighborhood. The property is owned by 3650 Waialae LLC, an affiliate of The Omidyar Group, a collection of companies and organizations created by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife, Pam Omidyar. Located at 3650 Waialae Ave., plans call for a 65,000 square-foot, four-story building...

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April 18, 2022 | Source: Pacific Business News

G70’s Tracy Camuso, a leader in design and solar power

At the firm, Camuso helped develop the largest solar project in state history. As the state aims toward achieving 100% clean energy by 2045, Hawaii businesses have seen unprecedented demand for commercial solar project. G70, a Hawaii architecture, planning, and civil engineering design firm, is one such business that has evolved to meet the demand. In...

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April 7, 2022 | Source: Honolulu Civil Beat

‘Nobody Knows What’s Going On’: Kalihi Is Transforming Despite Uncertainty About Rail

Commercial property values have spiked along the rail line since the tax to build the project went into effect. But rail didn’t create that new value, local analysts say. Right down the street from Honolulu’s giant, unfinished concrete-and-steel rail pathway – and not far from the barbed-wire fences of Oahu’s largest, crumbling jail – lies Kutthroat...

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March 30, 2022 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Hawaiʻi’s Best Places to Work 2022

Want a better job, where workers are treated well? Consider these 68 companies and nonprofits that meet high standards for employee engagement. Best Places to Work Week: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 – Small Companies (Listed in alphabetical order)Wednesday, March 30, 2022 – Medium Companies (Listed in alphabetical order)Thursday, March 31, 2022 – Large Companies (Listed in alphabetical order)Friday, April 1, 2022 – Best...

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March 30, 2022 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Food Sustainability, What can we do as individuals? / G70’s Sheryl Seaman, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, Vice Chairman and Principal

I am an informed consumer and not an expert but strongly believe that a commitment to food and water sustainability is crucial to the future of our state. I hope we will all contribute to the best of our ability to address this essential need. What’s keeping me awake at night? Thinking about food! No, not...

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March 2, 2022 | Source: Pacific Business News

G70 Promotes Rene Matsumura to Principal

Rene Matsumura, D. Arch., AIA, LEED AP, Principal, is a master planner and urban designer, Matsumura uses design to create communities. She strives to create visionary, yet realistic solutions to her projects and has extensive experience in large-scale communities, housing projects, commercial centers, transit-oriented districts, and university campuses. Matsumura’s work includes all phases of master planning...

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