Mahalo to the participants at Hawai‘i Modernism: a Symposium on Identification, Evaluation and Preservation of Our Recent Past, held on January 21, 2012. The Symposium included presentations, discussion and celebration of Hawai‘i’ significant architecture, planning and engineering achievements from the mid-20th century.

Symposium Presentations:


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Hawai‘i Modernism Context Study

By Chapter

Mahalo Sponsors:


  • Historic Hawai‘i Foundation,
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation,
  • Fung Associates, Inc.,
  • American Institute of Architects – Honolulu


  • Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities
  • Hawai‘i State Historic Preservation Division
  • Henry Eng Land Planning Services
  • Kahala Hotel & Resort
  • Kamehameha Schools
  • National Park Service
  • Sam O. Hirota Inc.
  • Townscape, Inc.
  • WCIT Architecture