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February 4, 2023 | Source: Pacific Business News

Norman Hong, principal and chairman at G70, reflects on career highlights, the business of architecture

Norman Hong has spent more than five decades at multidisciplinary design firm G70, starting with the company in 1971. Last year, Hong, a principal at the firm, moved from his role as CEO to chairman. "As chairman, my role is to guide the vision and policies as G70 moves into the next 50 years of our practice," Hong...

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January 17, 2023 | Source: Building Industry Hawaii

A School of Manta Rays

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January 11, 2023 | Source: ACEC Hawaii

Congratulations To ACECH Emerging Leaders Program Cohort #3 Graduates!

The ACECH Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) just wrapped up its third cohort with a graduation ceremony recognizing its 18 students on December 15. Congratulations to these emerging leaders who are ontrack to become the next generation of engineering leaders in Hawaii:Eric Arakawa, Troy Ching, Owen Crabtree, Jessica Galacgac, Ryan Ishikawa, Lureen Komoda, Gregg Kuwahara, Kamu Lacerdo,...

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January 10, 2023 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Architecture Outlook feat. G70

G70 recently launched a new service that helps its clients plan for sea level rise (SLR) in Waikīkī and shoreline resort properties. Q&A with Charles Kaneshiro, AIA, LEED APPresident & COO, G70 1. What are some of your company’s most important (or interesting) projects and plans for 2023? There are always a multitude of interesting design projects...

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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 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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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 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 3, 2022 | Source: STRUCTURE Magazine

Hawaii State Hospital’s New Patient Facility

The $160 million New Patient Facility at the Hawaii State Hospital is a four-story, 144-bed, 196,944-square-foot secured psychiatric facility on an existing psychiatric hospital campus. At the foot of the Ko’olau Mountain Range, this facility includes patient care units, a rehabilitation mall, multiple office spaces, a standalone central utility plant, a separate gymnasium for recreational therapy,...

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