Wednesday, June 29, 2016

SHADE TOD Roundtable hosted event

Wednesday, June 29, SHADE Institute hosted the TOD Roundtable discussion at the AIA Honolulu Conference Center.  This discussion was comprised of a panel of speakers including:
Harrison Rue, City & County of Honolulu, DPP TOD Administrator
Aki Marceau, AICP, HART, Land Use and Sustainability Planner
Deepak Neupane, AIA, HCDA, Director of Planning and Development
Rodney Funakoshi, AICP, State Office of Planning, Planning and Program Administrator.
and moderated by our own Dean Sakamoto of SHADE Institute.
This seminar made sure to identify and clarify any misunderstandings about the TOD and the rail project areas.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Pau Hana Review

Friday, June 24th, was the Pau Hana review, where interns were to present their analysis and documentation in front of SHADE mentors and critics.  Special guests Jeanine Centuori, Grant Murakami, Nathalie Razo, Vanessa Stockton and Denise Bekaert joined the interns to help them better represent their information graphically and effectively for the next phase of the project.  Thank you to all SHADE mentors, interns and critics who came!

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Charrette with SHADE, DPP and PBR

Thursday, June 23th, the DPP and PBR hosted the Waipahu TOD Action Plan Charrette, where they discussed the key places and points of the areas visited on the June 24th Bus Tour.  At this stage, the SHADE interns took notes on areas of improvement, and made notes on areas to focus on moving forward into this project.  This information will help project a clearer boundary for the interns to start the next step of the pre-design phase.

Monday, June 13, 2016

SHADE Summer Institute Kick-Off Success!

Thank you to all who came out to support SHADE and our SHADE Summer Institute Kick-Off event on Monday, June 13th!
Mahalo to:
  • Catherine Cruz for MCing our main events and speakers.
  • Jeanine Centuori for presenting her project on Urban Rock Design.
  • Dean Sakamoto for producing, running and leading our event activities and the SHADE Institute
  • SHADE Summer Interns for helping with event setup, maintenance and reception.
  • Representative Ty Cullen and Representative Henry Aquino for speaking.
  • Our sponsors and partners for their support.
  • Those who came to support our efforts for the summer!
Here are a few photos from the event: