AIA Honolulu Public Policies & Positions
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As the local governing body for AIA members on Oahu, Kauai and the island of Hawaii, the AIA Honolulu Board of Directors support and promote AIA public policies and serve as the governing body and official voice for all local AIA government affairs.


Public Policies

Public Policies are AIA statements of belief to policy-makers, the public, and the construction industry on issues of public policy affecting the membership, the profession of architecture, or The American Institute of Architects.

  • AIA Honolulu's Public Policy on Kakaako (PDF), approved by our Board of Directors April 22, 2014.
  • Directory of AIA Honolulu's Public Policies (PDF), re-affirmed by our Board of Directors April 22, 2014.
  • Directory of AIA Nationals Public Policies (PDF), amended by the AIA National Board of Directors December 2013.

Position Statements

Position Statements elaborate on AIA Public Policies as they relate to specific conditions or events.

  • AIA Honolulu Position Statement on the Waikiki Natatorium, approved by our Board of Directors Aug. 27, 2013.
  • AIA Honolulu Position Statement on Transit, approved by our Board of Directors Oct. 24, 2008.
  • AIA Govermental and Community Resources including AIA Issue Briefs on State and Local levels.

Archived Public Testimony

  • View past AIA Honolulu transit advocacy efforts.
  • View simulations of the City's planned heavy rail system.

Interested Citizen Architects

If you are an AIA Honolulu member and are interested in being involved with AIA local government affairs, please email contact@aiahonolulu.org.

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