Chris Hong

President, Architecture

Chris Hong, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, oversees projects ranging from commercial and institutional facilities to healthcare architecture while specializing in project innovation and rebranding with an emphasis on sustainability and integrated collaboration.   Born and raised in Honolulu, Mr. Hong joined Redmont Group as a project architect and Vice President of Architecture after working for Group 70 International for 5 years and NBBJ Seattle for 6 years.   He is a dedicated mentor with nearly 13 years of volunteer service to his profession.  Mr. Hong had been actively engaged with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon schools of architecture, and serves as a visiting lecturer at the University of Hawaii School of Architecture where he teaches part time.  Chris serves as President of the American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter, Vice President of the Hawaii Architecture Foundation, and serves on Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Dean’s Leadership Council. He is a licensed architect in Hawaii and Washington and received a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Cal Poly San Louis Obispo.


Bachelor of Architecture – Cal Poly San Louis Obispo, CA  2005


Top 40 Under 40, Pacific Business News, 2017

AIA National Young Architect Award, 2015

Professional Registrations & Associations

Registered Architect – State of Washington, 2009


Registered Architect – State of Hawai‘i, 2013


Hawai‘i Architecture Foundation, Board of Directors, 2014 – present


Hawai‘i Architecture Foundation, Vice President, 2017


American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter, 2011 – present


American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter
Board of Directors, 2012-2014


American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter,
Vice President/President Elect, 2016


American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter,
President, 2017


Honolulu Habitat for Humanity,
Building Committee, 2012 – present


Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Dean’s Leadership Council,
Committee Member, 2016 – present


City and County of Honolulu, Building Board of Apeals, 2017-present



US Green Building Council, Hawai‘i Chapter, LEED AP

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards