|AIA Hawaii State Council|
AIA has three organizations in Hawaii representing the interests of members and the public on state and local/county issues. State-wide we are served by the AIA Hawaii State Council.
The AIA Hawaii State Council represents AIA members on matters of state-wide interest, and provides assistance and advice to state, governmental and regulatory bodies regarding issues affecting the profession and practice of architecture in Hawaii.
The AIA Hawaii State Council has organized three committees to work on legislative and regulatory subjects on behalf of all Hawaii's architects. Each committee has an agenda that matches current state legislative and regulatory issues monitored by AIA as government advocacy service to members.
Membership in any Hawaii State Council committee is open to all AIA Honolulu and AIA Maui members, particularly those with expertise in dealing with the committee subject matter and interested in providing their input.
The Hawaii State Council Codes Committee works closely with related City and County departments, making recommendations to the regulatory agency, and keeping the membership of both Hawaii AIA chapters informed of important Code-related issues. This committee has a number of subcommittees which take on specific areas of concern including building, fire, zoning, termite protection and wood treatment, professional liability, and accessibility.Click Here for More Information
The Hawaii State Council Licensing & Consumer Protection (LCP) Committee is responsible for defending the state’s architect licensing law, liaising with the Hawaii Dept. of Commerce and Consumer Affairs EASLA, and other items associated with licensing and consumer protection related to architects in Hawaii.Click Here for More Information
The Hawaii State Council Practice & Prosperity (P2) Committee is responsible for issues that affect public procurement, taxation, civil justice and similar issues in the State of Hawaii. The committee also prepares the architect labor rate survey every three years.Click Here for More Information
The Government Affairs Commission keeps track of and reports on Government and Legislative issues affecting design professionals and the practice of architecture in Hawaii in order to educate and inform AIA members and other design professionals throughout the state.Click Here for More Information