How Getting Lost Changed the Way I Think about Public Transportation

March 23, 2015

  A travel blog by: Angelica Rockquemore On a recent trip to Japan, while navigating Tokyo Station to meet up with a friend, I found myself completely and utterly lost. Thinking back to this day, I realize this moment of getting lost and serendipitously stumbling upon the Yaesu terminal of Tokyo Station was exactly what […]

Top 6 Reasons Planners are Natural Leaders

March 13, 2015

By: Benjamin Warsinske Often times I am asked to explain what it is I do as a planner. The truth is, we planners do quite a lot! From my experience, one skill that separates us from other disciplines is the fact that planners are natural leaders. We are able to visualize the big picture, leading […]

What’s in a logo?

March 09, 2015

By: Ryan Masuda, with Carol MacDonald As HHF celebrates its 35th year, and as our renovation prep and cleaning has prompted nostalgia – finding some marketing collateral from the early days got us reminiscing about the evolution of the HHF logo. It was a great excuse to get in contact with our logo’s creator, graphic designer, […]

How Wave Energy Technology Can Improve Hawai‘i’s Future

February 23, 2015

  By: Gail Renard Here in Hawai‘i, we have ready access to a host of ocean activities. Whether we swim, surf, paddle, dive, fish, or snorkel, we both enjoy and respect the power of the sea. Thanks to the U.S. Navy and Department of Energy, Hawai‘i’s waves are also playing a role in advancing the […]

HHF Planners’ 35th Anniversary Year Starts With a Bang!

January 19, 2015

As HHF Planners enters its 35th anniversary year, we celebrated the promotion of four members of our staff. New Senior Associates! Rob James Ronald Sato New Associates! John Hagihara Aaron Mann Congratulations to these four outstanding colleagues and friends – a promising start to a grand year! As our President, Tom Fee said, “at 35 years in Hawai‘i, […]

Happy Holidays from HHF Planners!

December 15, 2014

Happy Holidays from the HHF Planners’ ohana! In the spirit of the holiday season we will close at noon on December 24, 2014 and re-open on January 2, 2015. Click the image to see our Christmas video.

Travel Blog: It’s fun. It’s Legal. And it’s in Singapore.

December 12, 2014

A travel blog by: Rob James Between working projects in Diego Garcia and Japan, HHF Planners had the opportunity to explore Singapore’s East Coast Park, a well-planned waterfront and beach park that provides an amazing variety of activities to the 5.4 million residents of this small island nation. The park, the largest in Singapore, was […]

Travel Blog: Hafa Adai from Guam!

November 24, 2014

A Travel Blog By: Maile Norman Hafa Adai from Guam! One of the things I enjoy about working for a planning firm that specializes in projects in the Pacific region is the opportunity to travel. I am thrilled that I FINALLY got to visit Guam and even dip my toes into the waters of the […]