NEWS

Below, you’ll find links to the latest information about CDS International-our current projects, recent awards, recognitions, and new employees.

  • From Big Island Video News “Hawaii’s newest, “green” public library officially opened on Monday. Governor Linda Lingle, state officials, and a large crowd of Big Island residents attended the dedication of the North Kohala Public Library, which uses wind and photovoltaic energy systems, water catchments and retention systems, and a design that maximizes natural light […]

  • After being at our current location for over 25 years CDS International has moved! We are still at 1003 Bishop Street but now at Suite 1400. Please remember to change your address books. Our new location enables us to continue our award winning work.

  • CDS International welcomes Anthony Deguzman and Tina Townsend to the firm. Anthony will serve as a drafter and 3-D renderer for a variety of projects. Anthony received his AS degree from Honolulu Community College where he is a recent graduate. Tina is a licensed architect with 15 years of professional experience in residential, commercial and […]

  • CDS International is pleased to announce that Davin K. Kimoto has achieved the designation of LEED® Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Certification Institute. The LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings.

  • “The $7.8 million, 6,000 square foot North Kohala Public Library will replace Bond Memorial Public Library, a quaint 1,610 square foot Hawaiian-style building which has served the community of Kohala since January 1929. Construction of the North Kohala Public Library is expected to last about a year, and a grand opening is tentatively scheduled for […]

  • CDS International welcomes Morris Onishi to our team as a designer with 8 years of professional experience for an array of multi-family housing and retail projects. Morris received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa and is a LEED® Accredited Professional.

  • CDS International is pleased to announce that Carol S. Sakata has achieved the designation of LEED® Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Certification Institute. The LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings.

  • CDS International is pleased to announce that Matthew G. Chung has achieved the designation of LEED® Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Certification Institute. The LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings.

  • CDS International is pleased to announce that Christopher K. Parker has achieved the designation of LEED® Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Certification Institute. The LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings.

  • CDS International is pleased to announce the promotion of Davin K. Kimoto to Associate at CDS International. Davin has been with CDS International for 4 years and serves as project manager for educational and civic projects.

  • The University of Hawaii’s Frear Hall, a 12-story student residence, is awarded LEED® Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council. Frear Hall is the first completed building at the University of Hawaii’s 10-campus system to achieve the LEED® Silver rating and the largest LEED certified project in the state.

  • Frear Hall, the first new dormitory in 30 years is ready to open at the University of Hawai’i-Manoa. The 810-person dorm gives the university the ability to perform much-needed repairs to existing dorms and meet the large demand for on-campus housing.

  • YMCA Leeward Branch Renovation & Expansion wins NAIOP Kukulu Hale Award for a Renovation, Non Profit.