awards

2009

Preservation Award by Historic Hawaii
Awarded to Minatoishi Architects for the publication, “Assessment of the historic architectural resources within the proposed Royal Hawaiian Hotel & Sheraton Waikīkī Master Plan” (Waikīkī, O‘ahu)

2006

Preservation Award by Historic Hawaii
Lorraine Minatoishi Palumbo, Paul Chesley and Michael Schuster
East–West Center The Architecture of Japanese Temples

2005

State of Hawaii House of Representatives Congratulatory Certificate
Commemoratory Certificate for the successful presentation of the “Japanese Temple Architecture in Hawaii” exhibition, in support of the effort to bring awareness and appreciation of the diversity and the historical significance of these little known structures.

2004

State of Hawaii House of Representatives Resolution
Awarded for participation in the efforts to save the Honolulu Memorial Park Nuuanu-Sanju Pagoda from bankruptcy and demolition.

{Sanju Pagoda Among the 9 Most Endangered historic Sites in Hawaii According to Honolulu Magazine}