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 […]

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 […]

Wave Energy Test Site Environmental Assessment

August 19, 2014

Hawai‘i has significant potential to generate electrical power from wave energy and HHF Planners (HHF) is assisting in bringing in a tide of renewable energy options for government and industry. HHF recently prepared a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Assessment (EA) for the U.S. Navy to establish a deep-water site to test various wave […]

Fort Shafter Childcare Development Center

December 16, 2013

HHF Planners (HHF) prepared the schematic landscape plan and construction drawings for the Childcare Development Center at Fort Shafter Military Reservation. The Center will be constructed on a 3.5 acre site on the Fort Shafter post. The project included designing a new safe, secure, and age appropriate playground, sports field, hard-court, and surrounding landscape areas. Maintaining […]

Honolulu General Plan Update

December 11, 2013

The Honolulu General Plan is a collection of overarching objectives and policies that guide land use, development, growth, and capital improvement expenditures within the County, with a planning horizon of 25 years. First adopted in 1977, the City Charter requires that the General Plan be reviewed at least every 10 years. HHF Planners (HHF) is proud […]

Insular ABCs Facility Assessments

December 04, 2013

HHF conducted facility condition assessments for all public schools in the four US insular areas (Guam, CNMI, American Samoa and US Virgin Islands) in support of DOI/OIA’s strategic plan goal to improve quality of life in the insular areas. This was the second phase of the Insular ABCs (All Buildings and Classrooms) initiative involving deployment […]