SSFM News

SSFM News

Wishing You a Prosperous and Joyful New Year

At years end we gather to celebrate the firm’s accomplishments. We pick a culinary theme for a cook-off between our professional groups. This year our theme was Game of Thrones. We’ve gathered the recipes which we offer for your enjoyment throughout the coming year. See our SSFM Cookbook.

January 2018

Wishing You a Prosperous and Joyful New Year

At years end we gather to celebrate the firm’s accomplishments. We pick a culinary theme for a cook-off between our professional groups. This year our theme was Game of Thrones. We’ve gathered the recipes which we offer for your enjoyment throughout the coming year. See our SSFM Cookbook.

January 2018

Civil Engineering Club Wins National Competition

SSFM is committed to improving STEM educational opportunities throughout the Islands. Our professionals are engaged in supporting a variety of science, technology, engineering and math programs at local schools and associations. SSFM’s Wendy McLain and Victor Valdez have just mentored the Civil Engineering Club at Roosevelt High School to a 1st place in the 2016-17 Civil Engineering Club Competition sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Read more about the STEM Civil Engineering Competition

October 2017

Civil Engineering Club Wins National Competition

SSFM is committed to improving STEM educational opportunities throughout the Islands. Our professionals are engaged in supporting a variety of science, technology, engineering and math programs at local schools and associations. SSFM’s Wendy McLain and Victor Valdez have just mentored the Civil Engineering Club at Roosevelt High School to a 1st place in the 2016-17 Civil Engineering Club Competition sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Read more about the STEM Civil Engineering Competition

October 2017

Introducing the SSFM Strategic Services Group

SSFM’s strategic services group engages a number of our core professional disciplines to analyze, plan, entitle, design and implement difficult environmental and real property assignments. The Group is dedicated to optimizing the value and returns of real estate assets through innovative and creative solutions that make complex real estate projects viable.

Strategic Services – What We Do
View our Strategic Services Brochure

June 2017

Introducing the SSFM Strategic Services Group

SSFM’s strategic services group engages a number of our core professional disciplines to analyze, plan, entitle, design and implement difficult environmental and real property assignments. The Group is dedicated to optimizing the value and returns of real estate assets through innovative and creative solutions that make complex real estate projects viable.

Strategic Services – What We Do
View our Strategic Services Brochure

June 2017

Complete Streets in Downtown/Chinatown

Over the next 2 to 4 years, Honolulu will be implementing a Complete Streets program in Downtown and Chinatown. SSFM has had the opportunity to steward the design process and review of the solutions that will be incorporated into the Chinatown improvement plans.

In just three months, we completed data collection and traffic analysis while gathering input and generating awareness and support for the program. We met a challenging accelerated schedule and now look forward to the transformation of these dynamic neighborhoods.

Complete Streets in Downtown/Chinatown White Paper

April 2017

Complete Streets in Downtown/Chinatown

Over the next 2 to 4 years, Honolulu will be implementing a Complete Streets program in Downtown and Chinatown. SSFM has had the opportunity to steward the design process and review of the solutions that will be incorporated into the Chinatown improvement plans.

In just three months, we completed data collection and traffic analysis while gathering input and generating awareness and support for the program. We met a challenging accelerated schedule and now look forward to the transformation of these dynamic neighborhoods.

Complete Streets in Downtown/Chinatown White Paper

April 2017

SSFM’s Commitment to Education

The December 2016 SSFM Focus posting announced our financial backing for the University of Hawaii, Mānoa College of Engineering and College of Social Sciences. Our commitment to education extends well beyond the University.

The SSFM family has long been engaged in wide ranging volunteer efforts in support of education. With our technical and engineering focus, we are particularly dedicated to programs that advance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). We invite you to learn more about the many ways we are assisting scholastic programs throughout our communities.

SSFM’s Commitment to Education
February 2017

SSFM’s Commitment to Education

The December 2016 SSFM Focus posting announced our financial backing for the University of Hawaii, Mānoa College of Engineering and College of Social Sciences. Our commitment to education extends well beyond the University.

The SSFM family has long been engaged in wide ranging volunteer efforts in support of education. With our technical and engineering focus, we are particularly dedicated to programs that advance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). We invite you to learn more about the many ways we are assisting scholastic programs throughout our communities.

SSFM’s Commitment to Education

February 2017

SSFM’s Funds University of Hawaii Scholarships and Fellowship

The University of Hawaii, Mānoa College of Engineering and College of Social Sciences is the recipient of a $261,263 contribution from SSFM International, Inc. The money will fund 4 full 4 year undergraduate scholarships in Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a 4 year Graduate Fellowship in Urban and Regional Planning.

“Supporting the next generation of engineers and planners is one of our key commitments to our profession and our community,” explains Michael Matsumoto, President/CEO of SSFM. “These scholarships will help make education possible for a number of students and partnering with UH allows SSFM to stay connected to the development of the next generation of design professional.”
Read the University of Hawaii Press Release

December 2016

SSFM’s Funds University of Hawaii Scholarships and Fellowship

The University of Hawaii, Mānoa College of Engineering and College of Social Sciences is the recipient of a $261,263 contribution from SSFM International, Inc. The money will fund 4 full 4 year undergraduate scholarships in Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a 4 year Graduate Fellowship in Urban and Regional Planning.

“Supporting the next generation of engineers and planners is one of our key commitments to our profession and our community,” explains Michael Matsumoto, President/CEO of SSFM. “These scholarships will help make education possible for a number of students and partnering with UH allows SSFM to stay connected to the development of the next generation of design professional.”
Read the University of Hawaii Press Release

December 2016