E+ID Contact

Eiben Hall
Chaminade University of Honolulu
3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96816

Program Director
Joan D Riggs, ASID.IIDA.IDEC.CAPS
(808) 739-8574
jriggs@chaminade.edu

Program Secretary
(808) 739-4680

E+ID Students

Student Work

Design projects are geared towards providing a platform for students to apply what they have learned in their courses to solve real design problems. Students are encouraged to be creative and imaginative, while not losing sight of the need to develop practical, viable, cost-effective solutions. As part of the design process, students explore both abstract and the theoretical ideas in conjunction with pragmatic considerations.

An integral component of our design curriculum is service-learning, in which students develop design solutions to meet the needs of the local community. Service-learning projects not only benefit the end users but also give students the opportunity to work with real clients and real project situations.

Recognition

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Outstanding Graduating Student

  • Ashley Rodriguez (Fall 2015)
  • Beverly Clemente (Fall 2014)
  • Lisa Nguyen (Spring 2014)
  • Heather Dudek (Fall 2013)
  • Serena Waddel (Spring 2013)
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ASID Essay Competition Winner (2015)

  • Dacia Samilo
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ASID Student Design Competition Winner (2014)

  • Beverly Clemente – WCCC Officer Wellness & Visitor Welcome Center
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ASID Student Design Competition Winners (2015)

ASID Award of Honor: Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility: Hale Pu’uhonua – Mental Health Center & High Security Residence

  • Student Designers
    • Ryan Chun, Joanna Gutierrez, Aleksandra Torres, Ashley Rodriguez
  • Service Learning Partner
    • Mark Patterson, Administrator

ASID Award of Honor: Kapiolani – Hawaii Pacific Health: Children’s Oncology Play Space (Pu’uwai O’ Kale’a) and Display Space (Pu’uwai O’ Ka aina)

  • Student Designers
    • Kelsey Jones, Bella Lei, Priscilla Ong, Gavin Steinhoff
  • Service Learning Partner
    • Heather Tamaye, Lead Child Life Specialist

IDPro Student Organization

IDPro is our student resource club, where members are connected with resources from the professional field of interior design. Affiliated with ASID and IIDA, both professional organizations, we foster and promote fellowship, cooperation and spirit of unity between the students and professionals. IDPro brings design resources to members through guest speakers and field trips. In addition, the club also engages in volunteering at design events, community service and organizes club fundraisers throughout the school year.

Professional Activities

  • ASID Real World Design Week (Fall)
  • ASID Awards Banquet
  • IIDA Shadow Experience (Spring)
  • IIDA NeoCan’t
  • IIDA Rock-N-Bowl
  • IIDA Mentorship Program
  • AIA/CSI Trade Expo
  • CEU Invitations that include Students
  • Guest Speakers