Charles “Chick” Chamberland

Posted On January 12th, 2014 -

CHARLES CHICK CHAMBERLAND Charles “Chick” Chamberland, Architect, was born in Minneapolis in 1927. After serving the Navy he graduated from the University of Detroit with a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering. In Michigan he worked with Paul Moffet and later, Eero Saarinen on projects including the St. Louis Arch, the TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport, the Dulles International Airport Terminal Building and the John Deere Building. He moved to Honolulu in 1959 where his work included McCoy Pavilion, Marriot Hotel-Makai Tower, formerly Hawaii Regent, Kakaako Fire Station, as well as apartment buildings and homes. Chick was a founder of the Honolulu Youth Symphony, served on the Board of Maryknoll School, delivered for Meals on Wheels, and recently was a docent at the Pacific Aviation Museum. Chick, 86, died on December 5, 2013. He is survived by wife Janet, sons David and Charles Chamberland, stepson John Kirkpatrick, stepdaughter Sharon Kirkpatrick, brothers Rodrique Jerome and Robert Chamberland, grandchildren Nicole and Zachary O’Neill and Sophia and Charles Price. The Celebration of Chick’s life to be held at Newman Center Holy Spirit Parish, 1941 E West Road, Honolulu on January 18. Visitation 9 am. Mass 10am. Parking at St. Francis School, 2702 Pamoa Road. Donations to Honolulu Youth Symphony or Meals on Wheels.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran