Local-born and raised LORRAINE MINATOISHI, PH.D., AIA, LEED AP, is the president of Minatoishi Architects, an award-winning architecture firm specializing in historic preservation.
Homeworks Construction President MARSHALL HICKOX has been building and remodeling homes in Hawai‘i with his two business partners for over 21 years.
EVAN FUJIMOTO is a construction executive with close to 30 years of experience in residential design and build and an architectural designer specializing in new homes, additions and renovations, with a focus on kitchen and bath design.
GLEN KANESHIGE is the president of Nordic PCL Construction, overseeing buildings operations with over 30 years of construction experience.
TREVOR THOMPSON has worked in the construction industry since 2006. He graduated from Hawai‘i Pacific University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in business administration and received an MBA in marketing and management in May 2002.
Over the past 20 years, REIKO LEWIS has earned numerous design awards in Hawai‘i, California and abroad. As principal for Ventus Design, she infuses her work with four core Japanese values: harmony, respect, purity and serenity. Project team members enjoy working with Lewis for her outstanding designs as well as her skills as a project designer. She served as president of ASID Hawaii in 2016.
DAVID KA‘AHA‘AINA JR. is a licensed professional architect and the Hawai‘i regional business development manager at Allana Buick & Bers, a California-founded architectural engineering corporation with eight offices in the southeastern and western United States, focusing on building enclosure, construction management, mechanical and energy management and forensics services.
CHARLES KANESHIRO is an architect with a passion for sustainable, educational and inspired endeavors that transform communities.
GLADYS QUINTO MARRONE is the CEO of BIA-Hawaii, where she also serves as chief administrator and oversees all aspects of membership, signature consumer shows, the Hawai‘i Building Industry Foundation and the Construction Training Center of the Pacific.
Philpotts-Miller’s approach to design is inspired by the contemporary urban style she picked up during her years in San Francisco, where she began adopting the thoughtful, purposeful and amusing style she is known for today.