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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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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September 30, 2021 | Source: Maui Now

Island Design Firm Brings Functional Patterns to New Maui County Service Center

The Maui County service center in Kahului was designed by the award-winning design firm G70, which was founded in Honolulu in 1971. The 62,000-square-foot building was designed to provide a conveniently located center that consolidates selected County services to best serve the needs of the community and each department. The new facility on Alaʻihi Street houses...

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March 15, 2021 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

Celebrating Women in Leadership: G70 Associate Principals on their Foundation for Success

At G70 we strive to build and nurture a culture where diversity and inclusivity is not an initiative it is the way we operate… it is WHO WE ARE. We strive to ensure that those who come to work for us are set for success. In March, Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is recognized...

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February 19, 2020 | Source:

G70 promotes Rene Matsumura, AIA, LEED AP to Associate Principal

G70 is proud to announce the promotion of Rene Matsumura, AIA to Associate Principal. Matsumura’s work which focuses on master planning and urban design, encompasses a diverse range of project types including campuses, student housing, resort residential developments, urban revitalization, mixed-use communities and Transit Oriented Developments. Matsumura’s training as an architect allows her to connect buildings...

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February 10, 2020 | Source:

G70 promotes Tracy Camuso, AICP to Associate Principal

G70 has promoted Tracy Camuso to Associate Principal. Camuso works on a range of environmental/land use planning projects in Hawaii. In her new role she will work with G70’s management team on viable solutions for the community. Camuso was an awardee of PBN 40 Under 40 in 2019. More Information

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February 5, 2020 | Source:

G70 promotes Kellye Greco to Associate Principal

We are excited to announce the promotion of Kellye Greco to Associate Principal here at G70. Through her experience working on a wide range of projects from commercial, hospitality, institution and resort development, Greco has developed a passion for the design of education and learning facilities. In her time at G70, she has had a hand...

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February 5, 2020 | Source:

G70 promotes Kellye Greco, IIDA to Associate Principal

G70 has promoted Kellye Greco, IIDA to Associate Principal. Greco will continue to grow G70’s Interior Design Studio, and provide design leadership on her projects in the commercial, education, hospitality and resort development sectors. More Information

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March 8, 2019 | Source:

KUPU Hawaii

HONOLULU (KHON2) - Founded in 2007, Kupu, Hawaiʻi’s leading environmental education non-profit organization, has managed the Net Shed in Kewalo Basin since 2010 for public use as well as use by Kupu’s Hawai‘i Youth Conservation Corps Community Program, which serves under-resourced youth in the community. On Thursday, March 14 next week, Kupu celebrates the grand opening...

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October 6, 2015 | Source:

Hawaii Film Studio to receive $3.5 million makeover

An outdated facility that brings in millions of dollars to the state is about to get a much-needed makeover. Last December, then-Gov. Neil Abercrombie released $3.5 million to improve the state-owned Hawaii Film Studio. KHON2 has learned the work is now finally out to bid. At the foot of Diamond Head, you’ll find the Hawaii Film...

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