engineers and architects of Hawaii

engineers and architects of Hawaii

Hawaii's oldest engineers' & architects' association,

meeting since 1902.

November Program Chair: Maria Tome - Past eaH President

Noon Meetings start 11:45 am End 1:00 pm sharp (Hawaii Time)

In person meeting Room 301 in the Topa Tower.

Email to get the Zoom link.

Friday November 4th

Speaker: Monique Schafer; Hawaii State Energy Office

Topic: “Energizing Hawai‘i: Renewable Energy Progress and Meeting 100% by 2045”

Hawaii State and Hawaii's energy community have made a commitment to move Hawaii away from its reliance on fossil fuels with a goal for Hawaii to use 100% renewable energy by 2045. Monique Schafer, a Renewable Energy Specialist in the Hawaii State Energy Office, will give eaH an update on Hawaii’s progress toward that obligation.

Only one meeting this month due to Thanksgiving Holiday


eaH has restarted in-person lunch meetings in our 301 meeting room in the Topa Tower (old AmFac) along with our Zoom meetings. Email to get the Zoom link. A $5 donation is accepted for lunch. Validated parking $4.

eaH on Olelo Channel 53

This year EaH continues to host past meetings on Olelo Channel 53. The 30 Minute Programs premier on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm and replay every Sunday’s at 1:00pm.

eaH Olelo Channel 53 May Program:

Historic talk given at the January 21, 2011 eaH meeting by James Burns (1937-2017), former Chief Judge of the State Intermediate Court of Appeals

Topic: “My Recollections of Governor John Burns”

At this meeting James Burns gave EAH an oral history of his life growing up with his father former 3 term Democratic Governor John Burns. Dozens of historic photos were added to illustrate his life stories

(Note: Olelo Programs are available on this site - See Site Index In Left Sidebar (Click on 'Ξ' at top, if no side bar )

Click here to see the eaH proposed draft Position Statement on Managed Access for Ha`iku Stairs.

Recent Past eaH Meetings:

Friday July 8 Noon

Speaker: Maria Ressa Nobel Prize Winner

Topic: “The Battle for Facts”

Sam Gillie attended East West Center’s International Media Conference last week “Connecting in a Zero Trust World” Sam will re-play the Keynote speech provided by the Conference of the Nobel Prize Winner Maria Ressa from the Philippines.

In 2021 Maria became the first Filipino recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her "efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace." Maria Ressa is the co-founder, CEO, and executive editor of, an online news organization in the Philippines. Maria, one of TIME’s Persons of the Year for 2018 and TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in 2019, has been honored around the world for her courageous and bold work in fighting disinformation, “fake news," and attempts to silence the free press.

Checkout Past eaH meetings at eaH YouTube Channel:

"Chevron Tank Farm Fire 1980"

Speaker: Paul Fox

“My Recollections of Governor John Burns”

Speaker: James Burns (2011)

"Hawaii Real Estate Mortgage Market Upate"

Speaker: Manny August ASB

"Queen Theater Renovation Plans"

Speaker: Bill Brizee AHL

"Covid 19 Vaccine Developed in Days"

Speaker: Dr George Poore

"Kahauiki Village, Honolulu Community Built Homeless Project"

“Preserving Plantation Housing in Hawaii”

Speaker: Barbara Shieder

“Ala Wai Ahupua’a – 5 Step Solution”

Speaker: Michael Elhoff – President - Hawaii Engineering Services Inc.

“HyperLapse Photography”

Speaker: Dan Eckert

“Honolulu Rail Transit Project Update”

Speaker: Stephen Cayetano

“2nd Great Honolulu Chinatown Fire 1900”

Speaker: Sam Dannaway

“Mauna Kea Early Years”

Speaker: John Harwood

“Aloha Stadium ReDevelopement”

Speaker: Terry McFarland

Meetings are open to all interested persons and are held Fridays in Downtown Honolulu Topa Tower 745 Fort St (Old AmFac Bldg). Meetings start at NOON and end PROMPTLY at 1:00 pm.

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