August: Historic Preservation Standards Seminar

Join Historic Hawai‘i Foundation and National Park Service for a free class on how to preserve and rehabilitate historic places to protect their authentic character and sustain them for future generations.

The three-hour classes will help owners, managers and others with responsibility for historic buildings and sites learn best practices and guidelines for historic preservation.

ATTENDEES WILL LEARN:

  • How to determine if a property is eligible for the Register of Historic Places.
  • The treatment options for historic properties and how to select which is appropriate for a particular place and use.
  • How to identify and describe character-defining features of a historic property.
  • Standards and criteria for rehabilitation of historic properties.
  • How to include special considerations for code compliance, accessibility, sustainability and hazardous materials abatement in preservation projects.

Presenters: Kiersten Faulkner, Executive Director, Historic Hawaii Foundation; Tanya Gumapac-McGuire, Preservation Associate, Historic Hawaii Foundation and guest presenter, Elaine  Jackson-Retondo, National Park Service.

Dr. Elaine Jackson-Retondo works for the National Park Service and is currently the Acting Branch Chief for the National Historic Landmarks Program in D. C.   Jackson-Retondo’s permanent position is in the Pacific West Regional Office San Francisco, CA. She currently serves as the Pacific West History Program Manager and has worked in the National Park Service since 2002.

Jackson-Retondo earned her Doctorate in Architectural History and Masters of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.

Jackson-Retondo’s current and past work has included the National Park Service’s American Latino Heritage Initiative, Asian American Pacific Islander Initiative, Japanese American confinement during World War II, Cesar Chavez and the Farm-worker Movement, the National Park Service’s Mission 66 Program, and 19th century carceral institutional landscapes.

 This workshop qualifies for 3 AIA/CES LUs (HSW). AIA Honolulu is the registered provider.

AUGUST 11, THURSDAY – LĀNA‘I

  • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Lāna‘i Public Library – 555 Fraser Ave, Lāna‘i City (MAP)

AUGUST 12, FRIDAY, KAUA‘I

  • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • St. Michaels & All Angels Episcopal Church, 4364 Hardy Street, Līhu‘e (MAP)

AUGUST 15, MONDAY – MAUI

  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Maui Community College, Laulima Building, Room 225, 310 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului (MAP)

AUGUST 16, TUESDAY – KONA

  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Royal Kona Resort, 75-5852 Ali‘i Dr, Kailua-Kona (MAP)

AUGUST 17, WEDNESDAY – HILO

  • 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Lyman Museum, 276 Haili Street, Hilo (MAP)

AUGUST 18, THURSDAY – O‘AHU

  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • HPU, Aloha Tower Marketplace, Multipurpose Room 1, 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Honolulu (MAP)

FREE

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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