2018 End of Year Paina

2018 End of Year Paina

Aloha CMAA Hawaii!

Join us on Thursday, September 20th at Dave and Buster’s for our End of the Year Paina! See below or click HERE for details.



Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Dave and Buster’s Dining Room
1030 Auahi St
Honolulu, HI 96814


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Click Here to Pay Online


Please join in the celebration of CMAA Hawaii’s accomplishments from 2018, as well as usher in the newly elected Board.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
5:00pm – 8:00pm

Dave and Buster’s
Dining Room
1030 Auahi Street
Honolulu, HI 96814

$25 for members
$30 for non-members
$10 for students

Mail checks to:

CMAA Hawaii Chapter
P.O. Box 531
Honolulu, HI 96809

Please bring a canned good to support the Hawaii Foodbank.

Cast Your Vote!

CMAA Hawaii 2018-2019 Officer Elections

Aloha CMAA Hawaii Chapter,

Don’t forget to cast your vote! Voting is open until 4:00 pm next Wednesday.

It’s time for all Chapter members in good standing to participate in the election of our 2018-2019 CMAA Hawaii Chapter Officers. All listed candidates have been contacted and have accepted their nomination for office.

Per Article IV of the Chapter Bylaws – Membership and Voting Section 3. Payment of Dues, defines good standing as ”Any member who has paid in full all current dues levied by CMAA and is located in the assigned geographical area ….”. If you are in the Hawaii Chapter’s assigned geographical area and current in your dues to CMAA National, you are entitled to and encouraged to vote for the chapter officers.

You must enter your full name and your CMAA Member number for your vote to be valid.

The following slate of officers are put forth for your vote:


  • Ranelle Ho (SSFM)


  • Kelly French (Jacobs)


  • Gregg Kodama (Brett Hill Management Group LLC)


  • Emily Boirum (Bowers+Kubota)
  • Scott Ruppel (Koa Design and Construction Group)
  • Lydia Yee (RM Towill)

Please click below to cast your vote.

All votes must be in by 4:00 pm Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Election results will be announced at the Annual Chapter Meeting / Paina.

Mahalo for your support of our chapter,

Your 2017 – 2018 CMAA Hawaii Chapter Board



Click here to Vote!

Hale Mauliola – Mahalo Volunteers!

Aloha CMAA Hawaii,

Mahalo to all those who volunteered this past Saturday for the Hale Mauliola Community Service Event. The Institute for Human Services was pleased with the hard work done by the CMAA Hawaii volunteers!

Since this project was so large, not all the work was completed on Saturday. We are now seeking a small group of volunteers (6-8 people) to come out this Saturday, August 4th and complete the deck handrail construction at Hale Mauliola.

With enough volunteers, the work should only take about 4-6 hours to complete.

If you would like to volunteer or have any questions please contact:

Frank Parker at  Frank.Parker@ch2m.com OR
Terrence young at terence.young@us.rlb.com

Mahalo For Attending

7th Annual Mini-Conference – Mahalo for Attending!

Aloha CMAA Hawaii,

Thank you to all those who attended the 2018 CMAA Mini-Conference last month. This year we topped the attendance record for this event yet again! We hope you enjoyed the conference and were able to meet and mingle with fellow CM friends and colleagues.

We would also like to offer a big Mahalo to all of our speakers.


We look forward to seeing you all again next year!



Mahalo YWMCA Volunteers

Aloha Volunteers,

Thank you to those who volunteered and supported the community service beautification project at the YWCA in Honolulu on April 21st. The event was very successful and it was especially good to see new faces as well as all the volunteers who have repeatedly come out to support the CMAA community service effort in Hawaii.

The event was held at 1040 Richards St. in Honolulu.  This historic building was built in 1924 and designed by the first woman architect in Hawaii. Volunteers provided painting services, landscape preparation, planting and cleaning.

The YWCA provides special programs and educational opportunities for young women in the area and is open to the public.

Mahalo to Frank Parker  for organizing the event.

2017 Professional Construction Manager Course™ in Honolulu



Want to attend?

Better hurry!

There are only 6 seats left before the class sells out (again).


Also the early registration will end on Tuesday 18 July. After that all prices will increase by $100.

Are you are interested in getting your CCM in 2017?

The need to develop and implement Infrastructure improvement projects, whether wastewater, transportation, education, commercial or residential- will remain a constant. The costs of developing and constructing projects continues to grow. In order to realize these projects, and get them built at their best value cost, efficient oversight is needed in both the planning and implementation of their construction. Finding efficiency and innovation through the utilization of best practices and solid field experience is the realm of the Construction Manager.

Hawaii’s owners are realizing that there is great value in using Certified Construction Managers to administer and support their Construction projects.

So…Are you ready?

CMAA Hawaii is proud to host
3-Day Professional Construction Manager Course™
August 2-4, 2017 at the beautiful Honolulu Community College Campus in Honolulu, HI

Here’s a chance to expand your knowledge and improve your understanding of professional construction management with the only in-person education based on recognized CM Standards of Practice.

Don’t miss the opportunity to interact with industry CM leaders and immerse yourself in CMAA’s Professional Construction Management Course™!

This three-day comprehensive course focusing on Construction Management core competencies and CMAA’s body of knowledge is a valuable learning opportunity for professionals managing construction projects and programs, from entry level to highly experienced.

This course will benefit anyone seeking to acquire sound basic CM skills, as well as more experienced professionals seeking a fresher, continuing education, or effective preparation for the Certified Construction Manager (CCM) examination.

Click HERE for details!

*Note: Sign-in to your CMAA account FIRST before starting the registration process. If you do not have a CMAA account then you can sign up for one for free, you do NOT have to be a member to create an account.

2017 CMAA National Project Achievement Awards

Have you completed CM work on a project between June 2016 and 2017, that you are proud of and feel deserves recognition? If so, here is the opportunity to put your project in the spotlight and shed some light on your project team for a job well done. Submissions for the 2017 CMAA National Project Achievement Awards are being accepted until midnight, June 5th. This competition is open to both CMAA members and Non-Members

To be eligible for the award, the project which you are submitting must have been completed between June 3, 2016 and June 2, 2017.

If you intend to submit a project for the National award, please send a quick email to the Hawaii chapter at Hawaii.cmaa@gmail.com and let us know.

Good Luck!

Click HERE for more information. Award categories are listed after the break. Continue reading

ASCE’s DREAM BIG Feature Film Presentation – Engineers Week Event

On February 23rd, 2017, the American Society of Civil Engineers Hawaii Section will be debuting the film Dream Big: Engineering Our World, Shot specifically for IMAX and giant screen theaters, this film will showcase the ingenuity that occurs across all engineering fields, not just civil engineering. The goal of this film is to stir the interest of today’s students so that they consider pursuing a career in engineering.

If you would be interested in attending the one time screening, please click HERE.

If your company would be interested in sponsoring this ASCE event- A $500 donation will buy 10 seats for the showing and inclusion in the program. More details on this can be found on HERE.

The October 2016 issue of Wiliki O Hawaii is here!

Wiliki O Hawaii is a monthly publication that reports on and brings together Hawaii’s Engineering, Construction Management, and Survey Organizations. The Publication is issued by The Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies (Editor: Warren Yamamoto), and is a great way to stay informed on the activities of our peer organizations.

Click HERE for the October 2016 edition of the Wiliki Newsletter.