Meetings & Events


Hawaii Chapter

Name of activity: Sustainable Hawaii: A Brainstorming Event For Our Future Generations (
Date: Thursday, April 02, 2009 from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PT)
Location: Aloha Tower Marketplace Gordon Biersch
Additional sponsors or participating organizations: Hawaiian Earth Products

Brief description of event:
The purpose of this event is to raise the awareness of sustainability within Hawaii’s landscape design field and to assist participants getting familiar with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Also, to brainstorm ideas about practicing sustainable design and how we, as landscape designers and land planners, can help rehabilitate damaged sites as well as reduce pressure on undeveloped land. A presentation regarding LEED for Neighborhood Development will be provided by Deanna Weber, a senior director and LEED expert from EDAW I AECOM Irvine Office. She'll be also talking about some sustainable design case studies in Hawaii. Last but not least, this event provides an opportunity to network with the local professionals; and to appreciate some excellent local projects through project showcase. Please come and join us!! 

Is this event open to the public? Yes
Contact person on the day of the event: Lorenda Lo


Name of activity: LARE Workshop (
Date: April 17-19 for a three day review of Section E and the following weekend April 24-26 for review of Sections A-D
Location: Belt Collins

Brief description of event:
Experienced Instructors:
Our instructors, Jerry Hastings and Jay Rodriguez, hail from UCLA and have been  presenting LARE review workshops throughout the western United States for over 20 years.
What you get and what it’ll cost:
Each workshop consists for a thorough section review, practice problems, and take-home study materials for students. Cost is $300 per workshop for ASLA members and $400 per workshop for non-members. Class size is limited to 20 seats, availability on a first come, first serve basis. RSVP and $100 deposits must be received by mail by March 18, and all payment must be received in full by April 1. (Online payment is in full, so online registration may occur until April 1.) After RSVPs, students will receive additional workshop-specific information and instructions.
The Format:
Section E, grading and drainage, will be presented during the first weekend, April 17-19. Section C, site design, will be presented the following Friday and Saturday, while Sections A, B, and D (multiple choice) will be discussed Sunday April 26.

Is this event open to the public? Yes
Contact person on the day of the event: Sarah Trzynka
Day-of contact phone:



General Info
Kelli Bland
Manager, Meetings & Special Programs

Lauren Martella
Marketing Manager

Susan Apollonio
Education Programs Director

EXPO Sales