23 December 2013

17 December 2013

03 December 2013

Calendar Updates

New to the blog calendar:

4-6 February 2014
Las Vegas, NV



1-5 June 2014
Las Vegas, NV



9-12 June 2014
Las Vegas, NV



26-28 June 2014
Chicago, IL



22-24 October 2014
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo
New Orleans, LA

27 November 2013

2013 AIA Maui Scholarship Fund

Contributions to the 2013 AIA Maui Scholarship Fund are due 06 December 2013 (Friday)!


See our scholarship page for this year's recipients!

2013 Holiday Party Photos


Visit our Facebook Page to see photos from this year's holiday party!!

Architectural Metal in Building Design Seminar

22 November 2013

20 November 2013

AIA Grassroots Scholarships


07 November 2013

US Access Board Webinars


The US Access Board and the ADA National Network offer the following webinars and audio conferences hosted by the Great Lakes ADA Center:

08 November 2013 (Friday) @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
FINAL RULE - Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Standards for Trails, Picnic and Camping Facilities, and Beach Access Routes
Presented by:
Bill R. Botten, Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board

Peggy H. Greenwell, Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board
AIA CEU:  1.5 LU’s

09 January 2014 (Thursday) @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Accessible Alterations
Presented by:
Jim Pecht, Accessibility Specialist/Librarian, US Access Board

Dave Yanchulis, Coordinator of Public Affairs, US Access Board
AIA CEU:  1.5 LU’s

06 February 2014 (Thursday) @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Accessible Routes on Sites
Presented by:
Peggy H. Greenwell, Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board

Dave Yanchulis, Coordinator of Public Affairs, US Access Board
AIA CEU:  1.5 LU’s

06 March 2014 (Thursday) @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Open Questions and Answers
Presented by:
Marsha K. Mazz, Director, US Access Board

Rex Pace, Senior Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board

Melissa Andersen, Transportation Specialist, US Access Board

Tim Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board
AIA CEU:  1.5 LU’s

Webinars are free and offer AIA continuing education credits.  Register online.

05 November 2013

04 November 2013

2013 Holiday Party

** Cost to AIA Members and Guests is $33 **

16 October 2013

October 2013 Newsletter

October 2013 General Meeting


23 October 2013 (Wednesday) @ 11:30 AM
Location:  Kahili Restaurant, Wailuku
Lunch hosted by Pacific Source

RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 21 October 2013 @ 5:00 PM with your menu selection

Program:  Pacific Source Green Products presented by Paul Halverson

15 October 2013

RCI 14th Annual Hawaii Winter Workshop


27 & 28 January 2014 (Monday & Tuesday)
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort

AIA CEU:  12 LU's

Early-bird Registration (through 25 November 2013):  $350 (members) or $400 (non-members)
Standard Registration (26 November 2013 - 13 January 2014):  $400 (members) or $450 (non-members)
Late Registration (after 13 January 2013):  $450 (members) or $500 (non-members)
*Members include:  RCI, CREIA, WESTCON, AIA, and OIRCA

Register at:  http://www.shop.socalrci.org/TS002-14th-Hawaii-Winter-Workshop_c9.htm

14 October 2013

LEGO Building Competition

Visit our LEGO page and our Facebook Album to see this year's LEGO Building Competition winners and their structures.


23 September 2013

Maui County Subdivision Ordinance Revised

Maui County's Subdivision Ordinance (Title 18) was amended by Ordinance 4053 effective 26 July 2013. The memo from David Goode, Director of Public Works, below outlines the changes in routing of applications for four or more dwellings on a property.

17 September 2013

2013/2014 LEGO Competition

Please see our LEGO Contest page for information!


16 September 2013

September 2013 Newsletter

September 2013 General Meeting

25 September 2013 (Wednesday) @ 11:30 AM
Location:  Kahili Restaurant, Wailuku
Cost:  $17 (checks made payable to AIA Maui)

RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 23 September 2013 @ 5:00 PM with your menu selection.
Cancellations after the deadline will be charged to the member!

Program:  Clean Energy Maui presented by Chris Mentzel

22 August 2013

August 2013 Newsletter

August 2013 General Meeting

28 August 2013 (Wednesday) @ 11:30 AM
Location:  Kahili Restaurant, Wailuku
Cost:  $17 (Checks made payable to AIA Maui)

RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 26 August 2013 @ 5:00 PM with your menu selection.
Cancellations after the deadline will be charged to the member!

Program:  Hawaii Energy presented by Walter Enomoto

15 July 2013

July 2013 Meeting & Scholarship Luncheon

24 July 2013 (Wednesday) at 11:30 AM
Location:  Saigon CafĂ©, Wailuku
Cost:  $22 for AIA Maui members, $25 for non-members
RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 22 July 2013

Visit our scholarship page to meet this year's recipients.  Lunch will be a buffet, see menu below.

July 2013 Newsletter

05 July 2013

State Building Code Council - Review new codes

The State Building Code Council (SBCC) is looking for volunteers to assist in reviewing the next round of Codes:

  1. 2012 International Building Code (IBC)
  2. 2012 International Residential Code (IRC)
  3. International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
  4. International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
  5. International Green Construction Code (IGCC)
  6. State Fire Code
  7. 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code

For more information, see the AIA Honolulu Action Alert

27 June 2013

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DCAB: Updated HRS 103-50 Document Transmittal Form

DCAB has updated their HRS 103-50 Document Transmittal Form as of December 2012.  See below for the updated form:

HRS 103-50 Document Transmittal Form (Dec 2012) - PDF

HRS 103-50 Document Transmittal Form (Dec 2012) - PDF Fillable Form

HRS 103-50 Document Transmittal Form (Dec 2012) - Word Document

Early Registration: 2013 Disability Access Training


11 June 2013

June 2013 Newsletter

29 May 2013

2013 AIA NWPR Awards



AIA NWPR Awards program will begin accepting entries on 10 June 2013.  See their website for further details and entry criteria.

ARE Concurrent with IDP

Hawaii Interns can take the ARE concurrent with IDP!

Reminder: Scholarship Deadline

The scholarship application deadline is in 2 weeks!!

AIA Maui is currently accepting applications for 2013 scholarship.  AIA Maui will award a $1,500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior and a $3,000 scholarship to an architectural college student.  Please see the Scholarship page for more information and forms.

The application deadline is Wednesday, 12 June 2013.

13 May 2013

May 2013 General Meeting

22 May 2013 (Wednesday) @ 11:30 AM
Location:  Kahili Restaurant, Wailuku
Cost:  $17 (checks made payable to AIA Maui)

RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 20 May 2013 @ 5:00 PM with your menu selection.
Cancellations after the deadline will be charged to the member!

Program:  Repositioning the AIA presented by President-Elect Morgan Gerdel

May 2013 Newsletter


09 May 2013

Maui Solar Summit

Solar Summit for Residents and Businesses
Presented by:  County of Maui and the Sustainable Living Institute of Maui (SLIM)

24 May 2013 (Friday) @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Maui Arts and Cultural Center - Castle Theater
Cost:  $5 advanced registration (lunch provided)
Registration:  SLIM Office at (808) 984-3379 or sliminfo@hawaii.edu

22 April 2013

17 April 2013

Proposed 2014 CIP Projects

From today's General Membership Meeting with David Goode:

Proposed 2014 CIP projects

For more information, see the County of Maui's website.

16 April 2013

Act 114 - Building Permit Exemption

Effective 01 July 2012, Act 114 exempts specified nonresidential agricultural buildings and structures and their appurtenances from certain building permit requirements.



12 April 2013

April 2013 Newsletter


April 2013 General Meeting

17 April 2013 (Wednesday) @ 11:30 AM
Location:  Kahili Restaurant, Wailuku
Cost:  $17 (checks made payable to AIA Maui)

RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 15 April 2013 @ 5:00 PM with your menu selection.
Cancellations after the deadline will be charged to the member!

Guest Speaker:  David Goode, County of Maui Director of Public Works


AIA Maui members are encouraged to share questions about the three divisions under the Department of Public Works:  Development Services Administration, Engineering Division, and Highways Division.

09 April 2013

AIA NWPR April 2013 Newsletter

25 March 2013

Topics and Questions for April and May Meetings

The April General Membership Meeting speaker is David Goode, County of Maui Director of Public Works.  The May General Membership Meeting speaker is Mayor Alan Arakawa.

Please email Nanette with any topics or questions you would like to ask either of them.

07 March 2013

RSVP for the Maui AIA/ASID Show

RSVP by 25 March 2013 (Monday) to Greg Endo @ (808) 979-5555 or greg@pacificasourcing.com

27 March 2013 (Wednesday)
10:30 AM - CEU Seminar (1 LU)
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM - Vendor Expo & Buffet Lunch
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - AIA Maui General Membership Meeting

Cafe O'Lei at the Dunes at Maui Lani
1333 Maui Lani Parkway
Kahului, HI 96732

Seminar:  COLOREVOLUTION
Presented by:  Cindy Petersen, Shaw Contract Group

27 February 2013

Changes to Site Inspection Requirements

Effective 02 November 2012:  Revisions to Hawaii Administrative Rule 12-110 General Requirements.  HAR 12-110-3(b)(1) requires daily safety and health inspections.

REVISED REQUIREMENT:
§12-110-3 Safety and health inspections.

(a) The general contractor of every construction or demolition project on which employees are engaged shall arrange to have inspections made during the period of the project for the purpose of assuring compliance with the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Law. Where there is no general contractor, the owner shall be responsible or shall designate one particular contractor to be responsible to perform the necessary safety inspections.

(b) Inspections shall be conducted with sufficient quality, frequency and scope to identify recognized hazards and ensure their correction in order to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities. At minimum inspections shall be in accordance with this schedule:

(1) Projects employing 1 to 99 persons, at any single moment in the work day, shall have an employee assigned to make at least one inspection each workday;

(2) Projects employing 100 to 199 persons shall have two employees assigned, each to make at least one inspection each work day; and

(3) Projects employing 200 or more persons shall have one additional designated employee for each 300 persons above 199, each to make at least one inspection each workday.

(c) Written records of the daily safety and health inspections shall be kept on the project site for review by the director for the duration of the project. Inspection records shall include, at minimum, the following:

(1) The date and start time of the inspection;

(2) The name of the employee conducting the inspection;

(3) The scope (project areas) of the inspection, including the names of all contractors and subcontractors covered by the scope of the inspection;

(4) A brief description of all potential and actual hazards noted during the inspection;

(5) Name and title of the person responsible for correcting the identified hazards noted during the inspection;

(6) Information regarding how the hazard was eliminated, corrected or abated including the inspector’s recommendations for preventing the recurrence of the hazards.


OLD REQUIREMENT:
§12-110-3 Safety inspections.

(a) The general contractor of every construction or demolition project on which more than 30 employees are engaged shall arrange to have inspections made during the period of the project for the purpose of assuring compliance with the standards of part 3 of this title.  Where there is no general contractor, the owner shall be responsible or shall designate one particular contractor to be responsible to perform the necessary safety inspections.

(b) Required inspections shall be in accordance with this schedule:

(1) Projects employing 30 to 100 persons shall have an employee assigned to make at least one inspection each workday;

(2) Projects employing 100 to 200 persons shall have two employees assigned, each to make at least one inspection each work day; and

(3) Projects employing more than 200 persons shall have one designated employee for each 300 persons above 200, each to make at least one inspection each workday.

(c) Written records of the daily safety inspection shall be kept on the project site for review by the director.

19 February 2013

UH Manoa Outreach College: CE for Architects

The University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College offers the following courses on Oahu:

Constructed Wetlands in the Built Environment - Ecological Water Maintenance and Wastewater Recycling
26 February 2013 (Tuesday) @ 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Location:  UHM George 215
Speaker:  Chad Durkin
Cost:  $45.00 (General), $40.00 (UH Architecture Alumni Assoc. Member)
AIA CEU:  2.0 LU

Landscape Evaluation - Validating the Intuitive
05 March 2013 (Tuesday) @ 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Location:  UHM George 215
Speaker:  Andrew Kaufman
Cost:  $45.00 (General), $40.00 (UH Architecture Alumni Assoc. Member)
AIA CEU:  2.0 LU

Urban Spaces, Special Places
12 March 2013 (Tuesday) @ 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Location:  UHM George 215
Speaker:  Andrew Kaufman
Cost:  $45.00 (General), $40.00 (UH Architecture Alumni Assoc. Member)
AIA CEU:  2.0 LU

Save the Date: 2013 AIA NWPR Conference

Save the date for the 2013 AIA Northwest & Pacific Region Conference!

23 - 26 October 2013
Vancouver Convention Centre West
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This year's conference is a joint conference with the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC).

17 February 2013

February 2013 General Meeting

27 February 2013 (Wednesday) @ 11:30 AM
Location:  Kahili Restaurant, Wailuku

RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 25 February 2013 @ 5:00 PM with your menu selection

Lunch will be hosted by Mike Ruger, Art and Automation

February 2013 Newsletter

February 2013 AIA Maui Newsletter

15 February 2013

DCAB: Accessible Residential Design Training

25 & 26 April 2013 (Thursday & Friday) @ 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Ala Moana Hotel

Speakers:
John H. Catlin, FAIA, LCM Architects
Marsha K. Mazz, US Access Board Director of Technical and Information Services

AIA LU:  14 LU (7 per day)

Registration:
FREE
Turn in Registration Form by 12 April 2013 (Limit 200 Registrants)


06 February 2013

Register for the 2006 IBC Seminars

5 & 6 March 2013 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
Registration:  7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Seminar:  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:  J.W. Cameron Center Auditorium

AIA CEU:  6 LU (HSW) per day

Seminar fees payable to AIA Maui.  Fee covers both seminar days; lunch and snacks provided.

AIA Members:  $50.00
All others:  $60.00

Download and submit the registration form with the registration fee to AIA Maui.  Payments must be received no later than 22 February 2013.  Seating is limited.


30 January 2013

21 January 2013

IBC 2006 Seminars (March)

5 - 6 March 2013 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
Registration:  7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Seminar:  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:  J.W. Cameron Center Auditorium

AIA CEU:  6 LU (HSW) per day

Seminar fees payable to AIA Maui.  Fee covers both seminar days.  Lunch and snacks provided.

AIA Members:  $50.00
All others:  $60.00

Registration:  Submit the registration form and fee to AIA Maui.  Payments must be received no later than 22 February 2013.  Seating is limited.

Day 1:  Architectural Applications for Designers
Day 2:  Mixed Occupancies

16 January 2013

January 2013 Newsletter

January 2013 AIA Maui Newsletter

January 2013 General Meeting

23 January 2013 (Wednesday) @ 11:30 AM
Location:  Kahili Restaurant, Wailuku
Cost:  $17 (checks made payable to AIA Maui)

RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 21 January 2013 @ 5:00 PM with your menu selection (see below)
Cancellations after the deadline will be charged to the member

Topic:  Complete Streets
Guest Speakers:
Sandra McGuinness
Rowena Dagdag-Andaya
The January co-presenters are Sandra McGuinness and Rowena Dagdag-Andaya.  Sandra has served as coordinator for the Maui County Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition (NPAC) since 2008.  Rowena is the Deputy Director of the Maui County Department of Public Works.

10 January 2013

Save the Date: 2006 IBC Seminars (March)

5 - 6 March 2013 (Tuesday - Wednesday)
Registration:  7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Seminar:  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:  Cameron Center Conference Room

AIA CEU:  6.0 LUs (HSW) per day

Registration and fees information are forthcoming.