Honolulu Multi-Hazard Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan

July 09, 2019

HHF support for the Martin & Chock-led update of the 2012 City of Honolulu Hazard Mitigation Plan included public and agency engagement as well as an assessment of plan integration for resilience (to gauge the extent to which natural hazards are considered as key factors in development decisions and planning process). Regional land use planning […]

Naval Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Plan Phase 1

July 09, 2019

Naval public shipyards are the sole provider of nuclear depot-level maintenance and fueling for the Navy’s fleet. As such, it is critical for the shipyards to deliver vessels on time back to the  operating forces. Inefficient layout of shipyard infrastructure, aging facilities and equipment, antiquated network infrastructures, and inadequate facility configuration constrain how work is […]

Honolulu Museum of Art Landscape Renovation

April 02, 2018

This important landmark building in the heart of Honolulu, registered as a National and State Historical site, was constructed in 1926, with a landscape originally designed by Hawai‘i’s first licensed landscape architect, Catherine Jones Richards. HHF Planners was commissioned to renovate the main courtyard landscaping, as well as several smaller courtyards within the museum complex, […]

Hawai‘i Bikeshare Planning

July 10, 2017

HHF conducted station planning for Honolulu’s new bikeshare system as a subconsultant to Toole Design Group under a US Environmental Protection Agency grant to support Bikeshare Hawaii. HHF conducted a multi-criteria analysis to identify up to 180 bikeshare stations within urban Honolulu. The project team worked collaboratively with the City and County of Honolulu to develop […]

Keauhou Cultural Landscape Assessment

July 05, 2017

HHF Planners (HHF) is developing a Cultural Landscape Assessment for Kamehameha Schools’ lands along Keauhou Bay on Hawai‘i’s North Kona coast. The small bay is well-known as the birth site of Kauikeaouli, Kamehameha III, a former king of Hawai‘i significant for his lineage and for his support in governance and education of the Hawaiian people […]

Kahalu‘u Ma Kai Educational Complex

October 18, 2016

HHF was selected by Kamehameha Schools (KS) to prepare an Environmental Assessment under Chapter 343, Hawai‘i Revised Statutes, and process a County of Hawai‘i Special Management Area Use Permit (SMA Permit) for the redevelopment of its 22-acre oceanfront property at Kahalu‘u Ahupua‘a on the Island of Hawai‘i. The project will transform the former resort developed […]

O‘ahu Important Agricultural Lands

October 14, 2016

The identification and designation of Important Agricultural Lands (IAL) was first proposed during the 1978 Constitutional Convention. The proposed constitutional amendment was subsequently approved by voters in the same year and enacted as Article XI, Section, 3, of the Constitution of the State of Hawai‘i. As a result, the State has a legal responsibility to […]

Mōkapu Elementary School Planning

October 14, 2016

HHF Planners (HHF) developed a report for Mōkapu Elementary School to assist the State of Hawai‘i Department of Education (HDOE) with defining gross facility space requirements, to assess the potential for reuse of existing structures, to clarify and address phasing challenges of building reuse or new construction, to identify offsite development requirements (e.g., needed contractor […]

Kawainui Wetland & Forest Restoration Project

September 13, 2016

Kawainui Marsh represents the largest remaining wetland in the State of Hawai‘i. It was recognized as a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance in 2005 for its historical, biological, and cultural significance. Proper management and restoration of Kawainui marsh is critical to maintain and enhance the important breeding, nesting, feeding, and refuge site for endangered and […]

IBM Building Landscape

June 19, 2014

HHF Planners (HHF) helped develop the landscape treatment for the renovation of the historic IBM Building located in Honolulu, under the direction of landscape architects, Surface Design Inc. The iconic building with its distinctive grille facade was designed by famed local architect Vladimir Ossipoff in 1962 and is currently owned by The Howard Hughes Corporation […]