Building Industry Magazine - July 2011 - (Page 16)

BY LEE SCHALLER In our continuing coverage of industry organizations, we take an inside look at one of Hawaii’s most actively involved, influential and powerful associations, the AIA (American Institute of Architects), Honolulu chapter. From service to its members and the community at large to a strong and effective advocacy stance, AIA Honolulu has long been a major contributing force in the industry and beyond, helping to shape Hawaii’s history, culture — and skyline. A Look Back in Time Eighty-five years ago this fall, on Oct. 13, 1926, a charter was granted from the AIA to form the Hawaii chapter of the American Institute of Architects. In 1979, at the direction of the AIA national organization (also known as the Institute), the name of the Hawaii chapter was changed to the Hawaii Society, The American Institute of Architects. However, due to the increasing recognition of the expanded role of AIA architects throughout the state, a re-organization spanning 1989 to 1990, resulted 16 | BUILDING INDUSTRY | JULY 2011 in the formation of three Hawaii-based AIA organizations. These were: • AIA Honolulu — The Honolulu chapter, the American Institute of Architects, represented the local interests of AIA members on Oahu, Kauai, Lanai and the Island

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Industry Magazine - July 2011

Aqua Starts Work on Schofield Pipes
Target Teams up With dck
BIA Honors Renaissance Winners
Hawaii Prince Gets Makeover
COE Honors Firms in Mothballing Project
Renovations Begin at Kuhio Park Terrace
Best Practices
Contracts Awarded
Low Bids
Spotlight on Success: Franciscan Vistas Ewa
Company Showcase: Walker-Moody Construction Co., Ltd
Concept to Completion: Kukui Gardens
News Makers
New Products

Building Industry Magazine - July 2011