March Program 2015
Program Chair: Gary Yamamoto Past President
Friday – March 6
Speaker: Kathleen Chu, P.E., Rachel Roper, P.E. CH2M Hill
Title: “Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan“
The statewide master plan focuses on improving pedestrian safety and ways to enhance pedestrian mobility and accessibility.
Friday – March 13
Speakers: Ryan Okahashi, P.E., of AECOM, Inc.
Title: “Hana Highway Route 360 Emergency Repairs”
Sustainable mitigation designed for steep slopes erosive damages causing road closure and threatened public safety on Hana Highway, Maui.
Friday – March 20
Speakers: Kealohi Sandfur, P.E., Yogi Kwong Engineers
Title: “Stream Bank Scarp Stabilization and Protection at Riverside Apartments”
Innovative design solutions prevented failure caused by deep erosion along the steep, high banks of the Wailuku River, Hilo, which threatened to undermine building foundation failure and foreclosure by U.S. HUD to 73 affordable housing units.
Friday – March 27 –
Speakers: Lance Oyama, P.E., Wilson Okamoto Corp
Title: “University of Hawaii Warrior Recreation Center”
The design of a $34,000,000 state of art recreation center, a LEED Silver Certification, vegetated roof, water catchment for non-potable use, will contribute to well-being and healthy lifestyles for students and faculty, re-energizing a social center at UH Manoa.
Meetings are open to all interested persons and are held every Friday (except holidays) in Downtown Honolulu. Meetings start at NOON and end PROMPTLY at 1:00 pm.
Meeting Location Map
After 65 years at the YWCA, In 2009 EAH had to relocate our meeting location.
All Friday meetings are in meeting room 301 in the Topa Tower (Ewa Tower) of the (old AmFac Building) 745 Fort Street Mall.
Validated Parking is available cost $2.00 (enter from Nimitz Hwy).
A complete Buffet Lunch is catered by the Mango Grill.
Lunch cost: Members $10.00; Guests $12.00; Students free.
Welcome to bring your brown bag lunch, a $2 donation is appreciated.
Ice Tea, Lemonade and water Free.
All are invited to attend. No RSVP required! See you there!
Miss a meeting? Bulletins and recordings from past meetings can be found here.
Engineers Week Presentation