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Aloha Members and Guests,
Please join us virtually for a presentation by Mr. Christopher Baze, Friday 25 June 2021 at 12:00pm HST. He will discuss Automation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction.
TITLE: Automation in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction
This webinar will provide an overview of software, hardware, and trends that are increasingly impacting our industry. Machine learning and AI, digital twins, and robotics are changing the way that we plan, design, and build our projects. A focus will be placed on AACE relevant topics including project management, estimating, planning and scheduling, cost engineering, and risk management.
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25 June 2021 at 12:00pm HST
11:45am –Log-in to Webinar
12:00pm – Webinar Starts
12:45pm – Q&A
1:00pm – Webinar Ends
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AACE Hawaii Section
Congratulations to our new 2021-2022 Hawai’i Section Board Members!
- PRESIDENT: William Sparks (Encore Group LLC)
- VICE PRESIDENT: Christopher Baze (HDCC)
- SECRETARY: Mario Florez (Jacobs)
- TREASURER: Jeanette Roberts (HECO)
- DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA: Yong Shi, CCP (RLB)
- PAST PRESIDENT: Christopher Kanae (Jacobs)
On April 30, 2021 an expert panel comprising the most dynamic players of Rider Levett Bucknall delivered the Q1 Hawaii Market Outlook and Road Ahead virtual presentation to our local AACE chapter. Using their independent cost research in the local market and recently published data in RLB’s Q1 2021 Quarterly Construction Cost Update for North America, the leadership team shared their insight on the state of Hawaii’s construction market and how current supply and demand constraints may influence the cost and timing of projects across the islands. The presentation offered a comprehensive look at economic indicators and activity cycles in U.S. & Hawaii, Industry impacts & labor trends across the Hawaiian Islands, RLB’s construction cost analysis, and risk mitigation strategies for consultants in a post-pandemic era. The presentation file can be accessed here.
Aloha Members & Guests,
After spending the last year in quarantine, implementing social distancing regulations, and changes to PPE requirements, anyone else wonder what impacts Covid has had on Hawaii’s construction market? Are you questioning whether the economic conditions are influencing projects across the state? Have no fear, more ʻikepili (information) is on the way!
Join us virtually on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 11am HST for an expert panel presentation by the most dynamic key players of Rider Levett Bucknall. We look forward to learning with you!
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+1 480-757-7647,169961603# United States, Phoenix
Phone Conference ID: 169 961 603#
As cost and project managers for developments across the Hawaiian Islands, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) maintains a dynamic pulse on the Hawaii market to proactively advise clients on the cost, time and overall risk of construction projects. Drawing on RLB’s experience navigating uncertainty throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and their independent cost research conducted over the last two decades, leaders from the firm will share the latest insight on the state of Hawaii’s construction market and how current economic conditions may influence the cost and timing of projects across the islands. Topics include:
- Analysis of economic indicators and activity cycles | U.S. & Hawaii
- Industry impacts & labor trends across the Hawaiian Islands
- RLB’s construction cost analysis
- Risk mitigation strategies
The expert panel includes:
- Erin Kirihara – Senior Vice President, Hawaii Region
- Cassie Idehara – Principal, Honolulu
- Guia Lasquete – Associate Principal, Hawaii Island
- Bronson Pai – Associate & Preconstruction Lead, Honolulu
- Blair Banker – Advisory Services Lead, Hawaii Region
Senior Vice President, Rider Levett Bucknall
Erin Kirihara is Senior Vice President of Rider Levett Bucknall’s North American Practice and Director in Charge of RLB in the Hawaii Region. She is a member of the ﬁrm’s North American Board of Directors and has made significant impact to Hawaii’s built environment throughout her career with RLB that spans more than 15 years and a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of landmark hospitality, commercial and mixed-use developments. Paired with her exceptional record for delivering on-time and on-budget projects, Erin’s contributions to local non-profit and industry organizations, including Child & Family Service and Urban Land Institute, have earned her recognition as an outstanding leader among Hawaii’s business community.
Principal, Rider Levett Bucknall
Cassie Idehara is a Principal for RLB based in the Honolulu office who leads clients’ program success as it relates to construction costs and oversees performance of the Honolulu team specializing in cost estimating, project cost management and value analysis. Educated as a Quantity Surveyor, she has both national and international industry experience in Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Pacific spanning more than 25 years. Cassie is a Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and holds credentials as a Certified Construction Manager with the Construction Management Association of America.
Associate Principal, Rider Levett Bucknall
Guia Lasquete is an Associate Principal for RLB with more than 25 years of national and international quantity surveying, cost management and project management experience. She leads RLB’s offices in Hilo and Waikoloa on the Island of Hawaii where she oversees the local team and their range of projects in the healthcare, commercial, hospitality and public sectors. She is active in the Hawaii Island community as a member of the Hawaii Leeward Planning Conference, Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce, and The Roman Catholic Church in Hawaii – Diocesan Planning & Building Commission. In addition, Guia represents Hawaii as a member of RLB’s Global Healthcare Committee.
Associate | Senior Project Manager & Preconstruction Lead, Rider Levett Bucknall
Bronson Pai is an Associate and Senior Project Manager for RLB with more than 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. Bronson specializes in navigating the critical planning and pre-construction phases of a project and has contributed to the success of landmark developments and complex renovation projects across the islands. Beyond the construction site, he leads the firm’s independent economic research on the Hawaii market that will be presented during this presentation.
Senior Project Manager & Senior Claims Manager | Advisory Services Lead, Rider Levett Bucknall
Blair Banker is a Senior Project Manager and Senior Claims Manager for RLB responsible for managing the firm’s Advisory Service Line in Hawaii. Blair’s expertise helps clients find fair resolutions to matters involving real estate and construction defects and claims. With more than four decades of experience in the construction industry, Blair has directed and consulted on projects valued from $500K to $2.0B in the Hawaii, Pacific and East Coast regions of North America.