2021 UHM SoA/AIA Honolulu Architecture Month Student Portfolio Competition

The SoA is delighted to announce the awardees of the
“2021 UHM SoA/AIA Honolulu Architecture Month Student Portfolio Competition”

  • Darlyn Chau, BEnvD 4th year
  • Seon Oh Yoo, BEnvD 4th year
  • Shun Ishimine, MLA, 3rd year
  • Micah Axalan, DArch, 1st year

Students received a $500 award and presented their portfolios during the Portfolio Pau Hana on April 23rd, 2021.

The Portfolio Pau Hana intends to bring together students at the SoA and talented professionals from our community to promote design excellence in future generations. This year’s event featured winner announcements, student presentations, and comments from the jury of design professionals including:

  • Yuliya Bentcheva, AIA, Project Manager at Guerin Glass Architects, PC
  • Juliann (Julz) Chen, Assoc. AIA, D.Arch, BBA, Architectural Designer at Ferraro Choi and Associates
  • Lance Hirai, AIA, Associate/Project Architect at G70
  • Kevin Loo-Chan, AIA, Associate at Urban Works
  • Krithika Penedo, Architect at AMA A/E
  • Angelica Rockquemore, Senior Landscape Designer/Planner at HHF Planners
  • Kyle Sasaki, PLA, ASLA, LEED® AP, Senior Landscape Architect at Ki Concepts
  • Jessica Shimazu, AIA, Architect at HDR Inc.
  • Deirdre Stearns, AIA, Associate/Project Architect at AHL
  • Elyse Takashige, AIA, LEED AP, Project Architect at WhiteSpace Architects

Mahalo to everybody that contributed to making this event possible and special thanks to AHL for their sponsorship.
This event was organized and moderated by Karla Sierralta, AIA, Assistant Professor.
A recording of the event including portfolio presentations is available here.