EAH May Program 2011
Program Chair Lee Mansfield Past President
Speaker: Tom Woods, Director of the Mission Houses Museum
Topic: “Mission Houses Connections in 1902”
Mr Woods will talk on the Museum, its strange connection to the Amfac Building and something else that happened in 1902.
Friday May 13, 2011 Bulletin Recording
Speaker: Wayne Yoshioka, Director Department of Transportation Services City and County of Honolulu
Topic: “Next Stop Downtown Honolulu”
Director Yoshioka with talk to EAH about Honolulu’s rail transit project, which ready to proceed to Preliminary Engineering (PE) phase. It is also a critical step in securing more than $1 billion in federal funding from the FTA’s New Starts program.
Friday May 20, 2011 Bulletin Recording
Speaker: Michael Krijnen – Architect
Topic: “New Zealand Earthquake”
Michael had just returned from a trip to New Zealand, where he took hundreds of photo of the destruction caused by the February 22nd Earthquake. Michael will share many of these photo with us and provide his comments.
Friday May 27, 2011 – No Meeting Memorial Day Holiday
EAH April Program 2011
Program Chair Gary Yamamoto – Past President
Speaker: Alan Lloyd, HECO Retired
Topic: “The Enchanting Garden Isle and Its History”
EAH Emeritus Member Alan Lloyd will present one of his custom Cruise Ship Presentation on Kauai from his Historical and Current collection of personal photos and stories of his adventures on The Enchanting Garden Isle.
Friday April 8, Bulletin (NA) Recording
Speaker: Lisa Choquette, Oahu Program Coordinator, Alzheimer Assoc. of Hawaii,
Topic: Alzheimer, A Much Feared Disease
Ms. Choquette talked to EAH about Alzheimer and provided some enlightenment on the ignorance of the much feared disease and its effect on individuals and their friends and family.
Speaker: Dexter Suzuki, President, LuxTech Lighting, LLC,
Topic: “Plasma Light”
Dexter told EAH about 'Hawaii Plasma Light’, which is a fascinating technology that allows streetlight-strength light from a source smaller than a pencil eraser'.
Friday: April 22, No Meeting – Good Friday holiday.
Speaker: Governor Neal Abercrombie
Topic: "The Way Forward"
EAH March Program 2011
Program Chair: Victor Russell Past President
Speaker: Chris Duque, Detective, HPD(ret) Windward Community College
Title: “Cybercrime and Computer Forensics”
Retired Detective Chris Duque explained ways to avoid identity theft and other crimes, including cyber terrorism
Speaker: Sean M. Costello, ME Hawaii Energy Consultants LLC
Title: Alternative Energy Innovations for Hawaii
Mr. Costello talked about how Alternative Energy Innovations for Hawaii will change the way we produce and use energy in the future.
Speaker: Richard Beall Beall and Associates
Topic: The Energy Loop
Mr. Beall talked about the energy loop and how Energy can be reclaimed for commercial businesses and residential homes.
EAH February Program 2011
Program Chair: Martin McMorrow Past President
Speaker: Paul Brewbaker, Principal, TZ Economics
Title: "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow "
Popular Paul Brewbaker, noted island economic adviser, spoke on Hawaii's economic outlook for 2011.
Speaker: Glenn Mason, President, Mason Architects Inc. and Don Hibbard Ph.D.
Title: "Hart Wood - Architect"
Mr. Mason and Dr. Hibbard will speak on the works and ideas of one of Hawaii's most significant architects of the first half of the twentieth century. They are co-authors of the book, "Hart Wood: Architectural Regionalism in Hawaii, published in 2010". Mr. Mason is an architect specializing in historic preservation and Dr. Hibbard, previously head of the State Historic Preservation Division, has written several books about Hawaii’s architectural history.
Friday Feb 18 No Meeting Presidents Day Holiday
Speaker: Don Hibbard, Heritage Specialist, Mason Architects Inc.
Title: "Hawaii's Federal Works of the 1930s"
Mr. Hibbard administered the State of Hawaii historical preservation program from 1981 to 2002 and now is with the team of Mason Architects Inc. His talk will highlight the many projects we pass by almost every day in Hawaii. Projects that were the result of the Federal "back to work programs" of the Great Depression.
Programs for January 2011
Program Chair: William Warren - EAH Emeritus Member
Speaker: Jeffrey M. Kissel President & CEO – The Gas Company
Topic: “Hydrogen for Hawaii’s Fuel Cell Cars”
Mr. Kissel discussed The Gas Company’s ability to support Hydrogen fuel for use in fuel cells to extend the current supply of petroleum and then incorporate renewables to lessen our dependence on petroleum based fuels.
Friday, Jan 14, 2011: No Meeting Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Speaker: James Burns – Retired Judge
Topic: “Recollections of Governor John Burns”
Friday, Jan 28, 2011: Bulletin
Speaker: Linda M. Moran VP Corrosion Cops
Topic: “Rust and Corrosion Protection”