Category: Meeting Summary

February 2015 Section Meeting

On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, the Section meeting was held at the Fasi Municipal Building, Honolulu. President Pete Pascua opened the meeting with everyone introducing themselves.  He announced that the District meeting will be in Las Vegas this year, and that the deadline for the call for abstracts is coming up soon. Western District Vice …

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December 2014 Section Meeting

On December 17, 2014, members and friends met for happy hour and networking at Gordon Biersch as a holiday gathering. The Hawaii Section also took this opportunity to acknowledge Dr. Constantinos S. Papacostas for all his accomplishments and contributions to Transportation Engineering upon his retirement Born on the island of Cyprus, Papacostas came to the …

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October/November 2014 Section Meeting

On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, the Section meeting was held at the Fasi Municipal Building.  In the absence of President Pete Pascua, Director Mike Packard opened the meeting and announced that we do not have a section meeting scheduled for next month, but be on the look out for a happy hour for the month …

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September 2014 Section Meeting

On Wednesday, September 24, 2014, ITE Hawaii held their Section Meeting at the Kapolei State Building. Western District Secretary-Treasurer Cathy Leong announced that there is currently an RFP out to overhaul the Western District website for $10,000, if anyone is interested go to westernite.org. President Pete Pascua informed everyone that we are looking for ideas …

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July 2014 Annual Section Meeting

On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, ITE Hawaii’s annual meeting was held at the Fasi Municipal Building. President Mike Packard opened the meeting, and turned it over to Vice President Brian Gibson. Brian introduced speaker Maaza Mekuria, Ph.D., P.E., PTOE, from the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation.  Maaza gave a PowerPoint presentation about Modeling and …

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May 2014 Section Meeting

President Packard opened the meeting, stating that all members should have gotten their Western ITE ballots by email.  If not, let Cathy know. Director Yoshida announced the candidates for Hawaii Section election: President – Pete Pascua Vice President – Natasha Soriano Secretary – Sara Toyama Treasurer – Robert Nehmad Vice-President Gibson introduced speaker Cyndy Aylett …

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April 2014 Section Meeting

President Packard presented ITE Life Member Awards to Wes Frysztacki and Warren Yamamoto, for being ITE members for over 25 years, and reaching the age of 65 years old. Western District Secretary-Treasurer Leong announced that District Elections are coming up, and ballots will be emailed to members. Vice-President Gibson introduced speakers Brian Lock (Engineer, Wilson …

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February 2014 Section Meeting

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, the featured speaker was Randolph Sykes from the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization. Sykes presented a PowerPoint presentation of the “Final Alternative Scenarios Summary Report, Oahu Regional Transportation Plan 2035 Project,” prepared by Parsons Brinckerhoff. He explained that the Consultants forecasting model results found increasing interstate H-1 by four lanes in …

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January 2014 Section Meeting

President Packard called the meeting to order at 12:00 pm.  He welcomed attendees and asked each person to introduce themselves and the organization they were with. Vice-President Gibson announced that the topic for the next meeting would be a summary of planning-level analysis that was done for the Oahu Regional Transportation Plan concerning. Warren Yamamoto …

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September 2013 Section Meeting

President Packard introduced, member Wes Frysztacki, of Weslin Consulting Services, Inc., who spoke about the Waikiki Regional Circulator Study.  Wes explained that the study was done for the City & County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services (DTS), in which former DTS Director, member Wayne Yoshioka, allocated funds through the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization.  Additionally, …

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