Culinary Institute of the Pacific
Hawaii’s Pathway to an Excellent Professional Culinary Education
PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL DAY AND TIME: FRIDAY JANUARY 18TH AT 4:30PM
Join us we are given the opportunity to meet architects Ferraro Choi as well as the administration and staff of the Kapiolani Community College and the Culinary Institute of the Pacific for a Friday twilight site visit and pau hana overlooking Waikiki from the slopes of Diamond Head. The purpose of this first phase of the long-awaited facilities of the Culinary Institute of the Pacific is to be a world-class showcase of Hawai’i’s passion for the culinary arts, as they share:
- Hawai’i is the one place on earth where life and aloha are part of the bottom line.
- Our commitment to excellence is foremost.
- Both our words and actions address all dimensions of a sustainable future for Hawai’i.
- Education can change people’s lives.
- We believe in diversity in people, teaching and cuisine.
- Imagination and style are always part of the equation.
- Local sensitivity and global outlook are essential.
- We practice and promote healthy living.
- We work in the spirit of partnership.
|David Akinaka||David Akinaka joined Ferraro Choi and Associates Ltd. in 2004 and is actively engaged in the design and management of numerous commercial, institutional, and interior projects. Prior to joining Ferraro Choi, he spent several years practicing at an award winning architecture firm in New York City. Mr. Akinaka has been the project architect and designer for the UH Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head and has worked closely with various academic, cultural, and community stakeholders involved with the project. He also was responsible for sensitively integrating new climate control systems and gallery renovations at the historic Honolulu Museum of Art as well as managing major building renovations and additions to the historic and iconic Vladimir Ossipoff-designed IBM Building. He is currently involved in the design of the Wailuku Civic Hub for the County of Maui as well as the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation’s new entrepreneur incubation facilities in Kakaako. Mr. Akinaka is a member of the American Institute of Architects, Urban Land Institute, Lambda Alpha International, and Hawaii Leeward Planning Conference. He received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University.|
|Terry Kobayashi, AIA||Ms. Kobayashi received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Hawaii in 1988 and joined Ferraro Choi And Associates Ltd. in 1989 where she was involved with design, production, project management and construction administration of various types of retail, restaurant, corporate offices, healthcare, and research facility projects. After 15 years as partner of a local construction company, she returned to Ferraro Choi in 2015 and oversaw the construction of the UH Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head, completed in June of 2017. Ms. Kobayashi is currently involved with construction administration of the Waimanalo Health Center and Kalani High School Girls Athletic Locker Room and Judo/Wrestling Buildings, as well as project management of the Consolidated Theatre Renovations at the Town Center of Mililani. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects, licensed in the State of Hawaii since December 1994, and sits on the Board of Directors of the UH School of Architecture Alumni Association.|
|John Richards, CEC, CCA, CWPC, MBA||Dean – Career & Technical Education
Culinary, Hospitality, Business, Legal & Technology
UH – Kapi`olani Community College
4:30 pm – Registration
5:00 pm – Greeting & Presentation with tours to follow
** Visit includes beverages and pupus from the Pacific Culinary Institute
Free parking available on-site. Park in makai parking lot.
- January Member's Meeting
January 18, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue Website: http://uhcc.hawaii.edu/culinary/Address:
Rooted in Hawai‘i’s culinary past and present, the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head (CIP Diamond Head) will be a world-class culinary college dedicated to providing the best culinary education in the Pacific by preparing students to be at the forefront of the burgeoning culinary industry.
Different from any other culinary school in the world, CIP Diamond Head will provide students with an opportunity to learn and be inspired by a modern Hawai‘i cuisine that is always evolving— a representation of the diversity of our people and the many cooking styles, traditions and ingredients that have been brought to the islands.