Design Awards Committee
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The Design Awards Committee administers the Chapter’s annual Design Awards which recognizes exceptional design work of AIA Honolulu members. In addition to the professional juried and popular choice awards categories, the program also includes the Student Design Awards.  The Design Awards also encourage public recognition of design excellence as the award winners are published in Hawaii Business Magazine each year. The People's Choice Award engages the public as they vote for their favorite entry. The program serves as one of the larger networking events of the year for the Chapter.


Design Awards Committee Goals

  • Assemble a panel of jurors for judging of the professional and student categories

  • Assist administrative staff in planning the Awards Banquet/Ceremony to recognize award winners

  • Assist board & staff in obtaining sponsorship for the Design Awards

2018 AIA Honolulu Design Awards

The 2018 AIA Honolulu Design Awards will be our 60th Gala Celebration and will be held on Thursday, November 15, 5-9pm at the historic Bishop Museum.

Click Here to learn more about the 2018 Design Awards program.


Get Involved

Membership in the Design Awards committee is open to all AIA Honolulu members.


Design Awards Leadership and Members

For more information about the Design Awards Committee please email co-chairs:
Lorena Yamamoto, AIA at lorena@rkyarchitect.com or
Jason Takeuchi, AIA at jason@ferrarochoi.com

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