D. Arch., FAIA, AICP, LEED AP;
Pastor, New Life Church Honolulu
Francis S. Oda is Chair of G70, an architecture, planning, engineering and interior design firm, practicing throughout the Pacific. He is a Fellow of the AIA, a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and has received over 55 local, national and international design awards for his work, including the AIA’s Honor Award. He is Senior Pastor Emeritus of New Life Church Honolulu and Chair of Transform Our World (TOW), a Christian movement in Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America. He received a B. Arch. from Cornell University and a D. Arch from the University of Hawaii. He is married to Caroline Ward Oda, Ph.D., and has two children, Nalani Oda, DDS, and Reid Oda, Ph.D.