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Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies (HCES)

General Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, Noon – 1:00 p.m.

 Location:         Oceanit Bldg, 5th Floor (InSynergy Engineering Inc. - Conference Room)

Time:               12:00 Noon

Attendees:       Stephanie Doan, Dean Borges, Les Kempers, Kristen Yoshida, Joanne Hiramatsu, Ken Kawahara, Warren Yamamoto,  Bryan Zachmeier, Howard Wiig, Joseph Ting, Donna Kishi

 Absent:            Song Choi, Sam Dannaway.

Item

Item of Discussion

Action By

Due Date

 

Call to Order (Steph): 12:06 pm

Dean

 

 

Secretary (Ken):

Joanne

 

2.a

  •         The February Meeting Minutes were reviewed and approved unanimously.

 

 

 

Treasurer (Kristen):

 

 

3.a

Treasurer’s Report (Steph):

  •         Any receipts for purchases can be scanned and email to Kristen for reimbursements.

 

 

 

Wiliki O’ Hawaii Editor (Warren Yamamoto): Articles for the following months (due 15th of previous month):

  •         October – Energy article by HECO
  •         November – ASCE Outstanding Civil Engineering Award
  •         December - ?
  •         January – Speakers at Engineers Week
  •         February – Outstanding Engineers
  •         March – HCECH Outstanding Award

Warren

 

 

HCES Website:

  •         Need a volunteered to be the webmaster
  •         Star Chapter developed a new website. Fee is $1,000 or $100/month

Gene Albano

 

 

Engineers Week Committee Reports:

 

 

6.a

Proclamations (SEAOH): 

  •         Left in as a reminder: In the future need to bring back-up cameras as the City’s photographer’s photos did not turn out well.

Tim Waite

 

6.b

Publicity (IEEE):

  •         Warren will put in a one page ad in the Honolulu Star Advertiser on Engineer’s week.

Grant/ Warren

 

6.c

Sponsorships (AACE / EWB):

  •         No update

Thomas/ Matt

 

6.d

Exhibits (SWE / ASHRAE): 

  •         Donna Kishi - ASHRAE, Kristen Yoshida - SWE

Scotty/ SWE???

 

6.e

Kick-Off Luncheon (SAME):

  •         Will continue to be held at Hale Koa

Bryan Z

 

6.f

ENGINEER’S WEEK BANQUET

Brian E/ Joelle

 

6.f.1

Venue (ASCE):

  •         Banquet will be at Ko‘olau Ballroom.
  •         Food tasting date TBD

Brian E.

 

6.f.2

Emcee (UH-COE):

  •         Song agreed to be the emcee again

Song

 

6.f.3

Speaker (EAH): 

  •         TBD speaker topic

Howard

 

6.f.4

Invited Special Guests (ACECH): 

  •         No discussion 

Ken K

 

6.f.5

Registration (ASME):

  •         Registration will be via Star Chapter website so people can use charge cards

Derick

 

6.f.6

Awards and Leis (APWA): 

  •         25 Kukui Nut leis were purchased
  •         Still need to order a few fresh leis for the banquet
  •         Still need to order awards
  •         Monkeypod bowls will be awarded

Joanne

 

6.f.7

Program (ASCE): 

  •         Need avolunteer to chair this committee

Sam

 

g

HCES Lifetime Achievement Award (Past Chair):

Dawn

 

h

HSPE Engineer of the Year (HSPE):

Joelle

 

i

Young Engineer of the Year (HSPE/FALEA):

Joelle/ Gene

 

j

Student Engineer of the Year (UH):

Song

 

k

Order of the Engineer Ceremony (UH):  No updates.

Song

 

 

Old Business:

  •        

 

 

 

New Business:

  •         Send out the schedule of the Vex competitions to HCES board and to Warren for the Wiliki

 

 

 

Meeting Schedule – 3rd Tuesday of each month except May, June, July, and August, @ 12:00 noon @ InSynergy Engineering, 828 Fort St Mall 3rd Floor Conference room. The following are the meeting dates:

  •   September 20, 2016
  •   October 18, 2016
  •   November 15, 2016
  •   December 20, 2016
  •   January 17, 2017
  •   February 7, 2017 (special date for Engineers Week)
  •   March 21, 2017
  •   April 21, 2017 (?)

 

 

 

Adjourned (Steph). 1:11 pm

 

 

Approved Minutes for September 16, 2014 click here