Punahou School
Dillingham Hall 1994
Client:The Punahou School
Project Category:Renovation and Restoration
Architect:Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Assoc.
Completion Year:1994
Location:Honolulu, Hawaii
Acoustician:Kirkegaard & Associates
Building Size:26,000 s.f.
Capacity:800 seats
This dramatic contemporary renovation for the Honolulu private preparatory school completely upgraded and improved the theatre. The 800-seat Dillingham Hall was originally built in 1929 as a lecture hall.

Collaborating with Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer, architects for the renovation, FDA designed and specified new stage lighting systems, including controls and distribution, concert lighting, and rigging. Other improvements included a new orchestra shell and renovated support space for back-of-house functions. The facility is used for music and drama.
Punahou School
1997 USITT Architecture Merit Award
1997 National Honor Award for Interiors, AIA