To provide service-learning opportunities to students and new graduates in support of their professional development experience, leadership training, and public interest.

To provide meaningful applied research, planning, placemaking, and design services across all built environment disciplines and scales that assist government agencies, the University of Hawai‘i System, non- profit and community organizations, and the public at large.

To provide a platform for educators, practitioners, and the community to access the research and design expertise of the University of Hawai‘i School of Architecture and affiliated departments.

To promote the value of design through outreach projects, programs, symposiums, competitions, and exhibitions that integrate the University with its diverse communities.

To elevate the built environments discourse through speculative and aspirational design work.