Cancer Research Center
Located next to the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine, this five-story, state-of-the-art glass and steel structure, is one of only 65 research facilities in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute and will serve as an important hub for cancer research both in the islands and globally. Stearns worked alongside a development team of elite members of Hawaii’s construction industry in building this stunning 150,000 sq. ft. structure which was designed to achieve LEED Silver certification thanks to its many environmentally-friendly and sustainable features.
Client: University of Hawaii
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Contractor: Albert C. Kobayashi
Architect: Shimokawa Nakamura, Inc.
Engineer-of-Record: Englekirk Structural Engineers
Size: 150,000 square feet
Number of Levels: 5
System Type: Structural Steel
Completion Date: 2011