New IfA Maui Building
The groundbreaking for the new IfA Maui building, the Advanced
Technology Research Center, took place on January 14. The new two-story facility near
Kula should be ready for occupancy in early 2006.
Left: Kahu Charles Kauluwehi
Maxwell Sr. blessing the site.
|Right: Taking part in the ceremonial groundbreaking
are Michael Maberry, IfA assistant director for external affairs;
Kahu Maxwell; James Gaines, UH interim vice president for research;
UH Regent James Haynes II; IfA Director Rolf-Peter Kudritzki; Everett
Dowling, president of Dowling Company; state Senator Rosalyn Baker;
Jan Yokota, UH director for capital improvements; Kurt Mitchell of
Kober/Hanssen/Mitchell Architects; and Jeffrey Kuhn, IfA associate
director for Maui. Photos by Karen Teramura.