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Legal Update for Condo Association Boards –
The Latest Legislation Affecting Your Community.

Thur. March 12 • 8 am to 9 am • Hawaii Suite 1
Free continental breakfast
refreshments provided!

This is a must for AOAO board members to stay ahead of legislative issues that could deeply impact their Associations and properties. Hear a review of the key and new bills enacted in 2019 by the Hawaii State Legislature and get a look at laws being debated in the 2020 session.

Richard Emery,
Vice President External Affairs,
Associa Hawaii

Jane Sugimura, Esquire
Clay Chapman Iwamura Pulice & Nervell

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Pedestrian & Asset Protection
With the Proper Use of Signage

Thur. March 12 • 8:00 am to 9:00 am • Hawaii Suite 2
Free continental breakfast
refreshments provided!

Pedestrian accidents are on the rise. Regulations and standards in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) pertain to proper delineation of pedestrian crosswalks and parking lot signs for facilities with roads to public traffic. Learn how to comply with MUTCD to make pedestrians safer, and protect your property’s asset value.

Gregg Ubelhart,
Regional Sales Manager,
Impact Recovery Systems

Presented by
G P Roadways

How to Protect Your Facility from
Hawaii’s Aging Electrical Infrastructure.

Thur. March 12 • 8:00 am to 9:00 am • Hawaii Suite 3
Free continental breakfast
refreshments provided!

Like Hawaii’s aging buildings their electrical systems are becoming vulnerable to technological obsolescence. Property Managers are finding traditional solutions to maintaining power quality and operation no longer apply This session will focus on 3 surefire steps to protect your facility and the reliability of your electrical system.

Michael M. Dillard, CTR, MAM
Regional Director, Senior Consultant,
TEGG Division, American Electric

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Not Me! Not You? Then Who?
Who’s Responsible for What in Your AOAO?

Thur. March 12 • 10:00 am to 11:00 am • Hawaii Suite 1

A condominium community is a complex organization with vendors, employees and agents all involved at different levels in managing day- to-day operations. This session will look closely at the roles of these individuals and entities when they must work together to resolve in a civil manner disputes that may arise in Community living.

Carole R. Richelieu,
Senior Condominium Specialist,
Hawaii Real Estate Branch

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Chapter Member $30 ($35 after March 4th)
Non-Member $40 ($45 after March 4th)
Online Registration: Click here

Construction Defects In Real Estate:
Discover, Remedy & Recovery.

Thur. March 12 • Doors open at 7:30 am • Pikake Room
Register at 8:00 am • Breakfast 8:30 am • Program 8:30 to 9:30 am

With the plethora of construction completed and ongoing in town, it is inevitable that defects will arise. Whether you’re a landlord, developer or tenant, an unfortunate construction defect can negatively affect
your business and your asset. Come and find out from our panel of experts what are the typical defects that manifest themselves during and/or after construction. Once they are discovered, what is your recourse and how do you protect yourself?

Dana Bergeman,
President & CEO
Bergeman Group

Ken Kasdan, Esq.
Kasdan Lippsmith

Dylan Nakano,
Assistant Vice President
Atlas Insurance

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Today’s Reserve Study Should Be
Tomorrow’s Financial Safety Net

Thur. March 12 • 10:00 am to 11:00 am • Hawaii Suite 2

A realistic & detailed reserve study is an AOAO’s best financial planning tool. How can it ensure future capital expenditures are funded properly to avoid special assessments or the need for loans? Learn the essentials of an accurate list of components, their useful life, and replacement costs?

Jonathan Billings RS, PCAM,
Vertical Hawaii Home Inspections & Reserve Studies

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Vertical Hawaii Home Inspections & Reserve Studies

Community Association Insurance:
Answers to Daunting & Scary Questions!

Thur. Mar. 12 • 10:00 am to 11:00 am • Hawaii Suite 3

The topic of Community Association Insurance can seem like a jungle maze filled with quick sand and having no way out. But, fear not! You’ll be guided through the toughest terrain by two professionals who will share with you their own harrowing stories of escape. So, come prepared to listen in awe and ask the scary questions that keep you up at night. (We’ll leave the light on for you.)

Steve Pherigo, PCAM,
General Manager
MT. Terrace AOAO

Sue Savio,
Insurance Associates, Inc

John Morris, Esq.,
Ekimoto & Morris

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Aging Buildings, Aging Windows &

Aging Sliding Doors

Thur. March 12 • 10:00 am to 11:00 am • Oahu Room

With Hawaii’s recently adopted building codes, windows and doors may no longer comply and could be compromising the health, safety and security of your occupants. Learn how to recognize the aging signs that indicate it’s time to replace your windows and doors. The latest technical advancements that can enhance the safety, security and value of your property will also be reviewed.

Bob Barrett,
Coastal Windows

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An Introduction to Low / Fixed Income
Affordable Housing In Hawaii

Thur. March 12 • 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm • Hawaii Suite 1
Qualifies for 1.0 AIA Continuing Education Unit.

Do you have residents in your condominium community that need to transition to affordable senior housing? Are you looking for resources to help individuals on low or fixed incomes gain access to affordable housing? This presentation is designed to give you an overview of the affordable housing within Hawaii and the resources available to the community. Representatives will be on hand from the following
organizations to provide information and answer questions:

• The Department of Housing & Urban Development

• The Affordable Housing Management Association – N. California & Hawaii

• Contract Management Services
• The Hawaii Public Housing Authority

Presented by
Allana Buick and Bers


To Register:

Call: 808-488-1133

Disaster Preparedness Is always On-going!!!

Doors open at 11:30 am • Pikake Room
Lunch & Program: Noon to 1:30 pm

Disasters have increased in frequency and severity. Hawaii has experienced unseasonal heavy rains and flooding close-calls with severe hurricanes. It is indeed crucial to be prepared for natural disasters before they strike, but, what about arson fires, the collapse
of a building or a gas main explosion? What kinds of decisions will a Board need to anticipate making under these circumstances?

Our panel of experts will provide information on how you can prepare and have a plan in place whether it be a natural or man-made disaster. Representatives from the Red Cross, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency and HECO will be panelists along with an experienced high-rise condomimium manager and property management executive.

Presented by
CAI Hawaii Chapter

Fire and Life Safety Evaluations:
Sorting Fact from Myth.

Thur. March 12 • 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm • Hawaii Suite 2

The fire at the Marco Polo triggered passage of Ordinance 19-04 requiring all buildings in Honolulu County over 75 ft. to the highest floor of occupancy to either install a fire sprinkler system OR perform AND pass a fire and life safety evaluation. This session will sort fact from fiction circulating about these evaluations, and review the types of problems experienced during actual efforts to pass the evaluation.

Douglas Buhr,
Douglas Engineering Pacific, Inc.

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Is Your Reserve Study Failing Your AOAO?
(A Field Guide for Common Mistakes & Best Practices)

Thur. March 12 • 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm • Hawaii Suite 3

As Reserve Specialists, we often see Reserve Studies that are riddled with problems and inaccuracies. In this session we review some of the of the common mistakes often made by Boards in preparing reserve studies, and we will recommmend methods and practices which can help your Association better plan for the future.

Kim Becker RS® AMS® CMCA®,
Director, Reserve Study Division,
Associa Hawaii

Ayres Christ,
Reserve Study Division,
Associa Hawaii

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Insulated Glazing Units: Fabrication, Missile
Resistance, and Common Failure Modes

Thur. March 12 • 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm • Oahu Room
Qualifies for 1.0 AIA Continuing Education Unit

This presentation will review the fabrication of Insulated Glazing Units (IGUs) from float glass facility to final assembly. We will also review window missile resistance requirements used in Hawaii by highlighting the Building Code and viewing footage of actual hurricane-resistant window testing. Finally, we will share common IGU failure modes as encountered by ABBAE’s Forensic Consulting staff.

Gerson Bers, LEED AP,
Vice President and Senior Principal,
Allana Buick & Bers, Inc.

Presented by
Allana Buick and Bers