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Welcome to the American Society of Civil Engineers, Hawaii Section website. We are Hawaii's largest voluntary engineering organization and are committed to advancing the civil engineering profession. As you browse through our web pages, you will find valuable information about our Section’s activities, contact information for officers and committee chairs, how to join, job openings, and much more. Please contact us if you would like to get involved in any way or if you have ideas about how we can enhance your membership in ASCE, or improve the Civil Engineering profession.

Brian Enomoto, P.E., M.ASCE
ASCE Hawaii Section President


Hawaii Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Formed on October 4, 1937, the Hawaii Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers is the local Section of the national ASCE organization, which includes some 130,000 members worldwide.  With over 1,000 members locally, the mission of the Hawaii Section is to develop leadership, advance technology, advocate lifelong learning, and promote the profession throughout our State.  Hawaii Section activities include promoting civil engineering in local grade schools, providing affordable technical seminars, providing technical assistance to government entities, supporting the University of Hawaii Student Chapter and the Hawaii Section Younger Member Forum, fundraising for scholarships, honoring individuals and notable civil engineering projects in Hawaii, and supporting the civil engineering profession in the State Legislature.

General membership dinner meetings are held monthly, featuring technical and general-interest guest speakers.  The Executive Committee is elected by its membership.  It meets monthly to conduct its business. Technical committees are active in the areas of geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, environmental engineering, construction, transportation, ocean and energy, and hydraulics/hydrology and water resources.  Standing committees are also appointed to address membership, history and heritage, awards and hospitality.  Additional Section Appointees represent the Hawaii Section as a University of Hawaii Student Chapter Faculty Advisor, a University of Hawaii Student Chapter Practitioner Advisor, and as a representatative to the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization and chair specialized committees such as the Local Legislative Affairs Committee, Outreach Program, and Scholarship Committee.

The Hawaii Section Younger Member Forum (YMF) caters to the needs of Hawaii Section younger members (35 years and younger). The YMF helps these young engineers transition from college to the professional world and sponsors various social, service, and technical events, including the PE Exam Refresher Course. YMF officers meet monthly along with representatives from the University of Hawaii Student Chapter.

The University of Hawaii ASCE Student Chapter encourages and fosters interaction among civil engineering students and allows them to gain valuable experience outside the classroom.  The highlight of the Student Chapter is participating in the yearly Pacific Southwest Regional Conference, for which they design and build a concrete canoe, a steel bridge, and other items using their engineering skills.  At the conference they compete against other universities and participate in a number of other technical contests and social events.  The Student Chapter also performs community service projects and organizes social events.


(in alphabetical order)

American Planning Association, Hawaii Chapter

ASCE Headquarters

ASCE Link to Other Sections/Branches

ASCE University of Hawai'i Student Chapter

DCCA Division of Professional and Vocational Licensing Renewal Webpage
(licenses change according to due dates)

Hawaii Association of Land Surveyors

Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies

Hawaii Local Technical Assistance Program (HLTAP)

Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers

click to go to HWEAHWEA Video Offer
Hawaii Water Environment Association

Honolulu's Traffic Camera System

Interstate H-3 Cameras

Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization

On-line Transportation Library Search (CE-UH)




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