Building Industry Magazine - June 2013 - (Page 80)

NewsBeat NAIOP Hosts 10th Annual Real Estate Symposium The Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) Hawaii chapter, presented its 10th annual Hawaii Real Estate Symposium April 26 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Mark B. Dunkerley, president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian Airlines, was keynote speaker at the well-attended event, Mark B. Dunkerley, which also included two panel Hawaiian Airlines, keydiscussion sessions. note speaker The panel for the topic “Kakaako: Why It’s such a Big Deal,” with Daniel Cody, chief investment officer for MW Group as moderator, included Deepak Neupane, director of planning and development for the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA); Aedward Los Banos, chief operating officer for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA); Dan Nishikawa, president of the Pacific Rim for David Striph, The Howard Walter A. Dods Jr. Hughes Corporation OliverMcMillan; Paul Quintiliani, senior director of the commercial real estate division for Kamehameha Schools (KS) and David Striph, senior vice president-Hawaii, for The Howard Hughes Corporation. The second panel presentation, titled “Let’s Talk About Deals,” with Jeff Arce, partner and Chief Financial Officer for The MacNaughton Group as moderator, included Steve Colon, president, Hawaii division of Hunt Development Group; Walter A. Dods, Jr., currently chairman of Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc., Hawaiian Telcom Services Company, Inc. and Matson, Inc., former CEO and chairman of First Hawaiian Bank and former CEO and chairman of BancWest Corp.; Rikki J. Keating, a director of Eastdil Secured, in Los Angeles and Lance Parker, vice president, acquisitions & Investments for A&B Properties, Inc. NAVFAC Hawaii Awards Safety Star Steven Christiansen, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii’s Environmental Services Branch Chief, received the command’s annual Safety Star award at an Employee of the Year ceremony in April. “Steve has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to safety in the workplace this past year, 2012, and is recognized as a true role model for safety,” said Emric Katada, NAVFAC Hawaii safety director. “He manages and motivates a great team, who perform high-risk work every day that most people do not even realize is being done or take for granted. Yet despite his heavy workload, Steve always supports our safety office, command safety initiatives and our ultimate goal of ‘Beyond Zero Mishaps’ position.” Christiansen, a resident of Kaneohe, is supervises 86 professional and trade personnel, both civilian and enlisted military within the Environmental Services Branch of NAVFAC Hawaii. The branch includes the Navy Laboratory Section; Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Section; Asbestos & Lead-Based Paint Remediation Section and Pest Management Section. Steven Christiansen, left, receives the Safety Star award from Capt. Michael Williamson, commanding officer of NAVFAC Hawaii. U.S. Navy photo by Denise Emsley, NAVFAC Hawaii Public Affairs. 80 | BUILDING INDUSTRY | JUNE 2013

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

NEWS BEAT Alakai Pacific opens Guam office
CRW replaces Harbor Court roof
Hawthorne Cat debuts new trucks
NAVFAC awards Safety Star
NAIOP Symposium
Bonterra Solar installs PV at Crown Thurston
HPS gives schools solar power
PBTE offers ‘early bird’ rates
ohnson named Guam executive of year
DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Corner
Concept To Completion: St. Francis Intergenerational Center
Spotlight On Success: Wheeler UEPH Barracks
Contracts Awarded and Low Bids
BIA Renaissance awards
GCA awards
New Products
Best Practices
HLPA Guide
Sweepsteaks” winner

Building Industry Magazine - June 2013