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 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

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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November 5, 2021 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Giving in the Workplace – Inspiring Transformation and Purpose | The G70 Foundation

In 2002, the G70 Foundation was created to be a pathway to connect G70 employees with local community organizations focused on “creating strong compassionate and resilient communities”, as a testimony of the values of generosity, civic duty, and embodying a legacy of giving. “The G70 Foundation was created by individuals of G70 who wanted to demonstrate their commitment...

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October 22, 2021 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

It Takes a Village

So often in business you hear “public-private partnership.” What does that mean, and how is this concept transforming our communities in Hawaiʻi? It truly has “taken a village” over the past 18 months to envision and establish the Puʻuhonua o Waiʻanae’s (POW) Farm Village. Community, government and other stakeholders worked together to build a Waiʻanae Valley Road...

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September 23, 2021 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Prioritizing Wellness in the Workplace | G70 Wellness Committee

Rooted in the firm’s commitment to employee wellbeing, members of G70 from different disciplines (interior design, architecture, planning, and civil engineering), were interested in improving employee wellness. They also shared a passion for learning about the latest methods and technologies in building design that prioritize the occupants’ wellbeing. While ‘wellness’ can be a broad term that...

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September 8, 2021 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Charles Kaneshiro Explains the Evolving and Resilient Architecture Industry

Hawaii Business Magazine’s former Director of Events, Anthony Bagnoli, spoke with Charles Kaneshiro, President and COO of G70, a presenting sponsor for the CHANGE Event Series [embed][/embed] In this interview, they discuss resilience in the architecture industry through use of an integrated model. Kaneshiro also shares how G70 upgraded their technology to go mobile – changing their...

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September 7, 2021 | Source: GC Magazine

G70 Named One of the Best Multifamily Architects in Honolulu, Hawaii by GC Magazine

We are grateful to be named on of the Best Multifamily Architects in Honolulu by the General Contractors Magazine. The GC Magazine editorial team selected 8 Architectural firms for their local background and experience and their ability to design to suit a developer’s project requirements and needs. In the article, G70's 'Iolani School Residence Hall project was featured. Located at the...

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September 7, 2021 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Local Architects Talk About Repurposing Existing Buildings in Post-Pandemic Hawai‘i

Adaptive reuse means repurposing an existing building – for instance, turning a high-rise tower filled with offices into an apartment building. That’s what’s happening at 1132 Bishop St., where new apartments are now available for rent. Similar conversions are likely in the near future, says Grant Chang, director of architecture for the Hawai‘i office of Lowney...

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