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SpotlightOnSuccess Seabury Hall’s ‘A‘ali‘ikühouna Creative Arts Center FIRST CURTAIN CALL SPECI SPECIALIZIN Commerc Commercial Co Contractor Assis Contracto & Design Bu The inaugural performance at ‘A‘ali‘ikühouna Creative Arts Center, held Sept. 28, 2012 to a packed house, was titled “Re-Unite” and featured alumni from the past five decades and current students in song, dance, theater, music and visual art. PO BOX 1035, PUUNE PO BOX 1035, PUUNENE HI 96784 Office: 808.871.4787 Fax │Office: 808.871.4787 │ Fax: 808.871.67 www.aritapoulso | An Arts Hall Where Students Blossom The ‘A‘ali‘ikühouna Creative Arts Center at Seabury Hall on Maui can seat up to 500. Photo courtesy of Paul Kane Seabury Hall, a small private school on Maui, has good reason these days to celebrate with song and dance—and a unique stage with state-of-theart lighting, sound and acoustic technology to perform on. In fact, that’s exactly what the school did. Soon after general contractor Arita/Poulson wrapped up work on the school’s De BC 13759 ‘A‘ali‘ikühouna Creative Arts Center, an SRO crowd was on hand last September for the inaugural Mahalo Building Industry magazine would like to thank Aloha Sheet Metal for supporting this Spotlight On Success. performance at the new $7 million facility. “This project turned out to be very successful as a result of everyone Mahalo Arita Poulson for your continued support A SHEET METAL & VENTILATION ALOHA LOHA SHEET METAL & VENTILATION All Types of Ventilation Systems License #C-17357 • Air Conditioning • Gutter • Heating Flashing • Air Conditioning • • Gutter • Heating • Flashing • Service • Metal Roofing • Service • Metal Roofing • Sheet Metal • • Kitchen Kitchen • Sheet Metal Fabrication Fabrication Ventilation Ventilation All Types of Ventilation Systems License #C-17357 • Commercial • Residential • Outer Island Commercial • Residential • Outer Island 283 Lalo Place, Unit G Kahului, Maui, HI 96732 (808) 893-2288 Fax (808) 893-2299 6 | BUILDING INDUSTRY |FEBRUARY 2013 working as a team and making it happen in spite of challenges with a one-of-a-kind structure of this size and use,” says Tom Noble, project engineer for Arita/Poulson. “Typical theaters are brick and mortar, and this was a metal structure with great acoustics, which is important for theater productions.” The concert hall can seat up to 500 and was paid for by donations from alumni and patrons of the arts. Boston-based Flansburgh Architects was assisted by local architects Reicke Sunnland and Kono Architects. Construction on the new theater began in July 2011 and it replaces an outdated facility located on a promontory overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Arita/Poulson built two buildings from the ground up. One was the arts building/theater that includes a balcony that seats 50. Other features are a control booth, a large movie screen, pull-out seating and stackable chairs and a front lobby with a concession area. The other building is a dance studio with wall-to-wall mirrors, |

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Industry Magazine - February 2013

NEWS BEAT: The Residences coming to Waikiki
Guam Reef nears completion
Pearl City Solar Facility powers up
BIA elects Thielen new president
Auwahi Wind facility is operational
DEPARTMENTS: Editor’s Corner
Spotlight on Success: Seabury Hall Creative Arts Center
Contracts Awarded
Low Bids
Concept to Completion: Six Eighty Ala Moana
RCAH Job of the Year awards
Best Practices
New Products

Building Industry Magazine - February 2013