Education

Associates Degree, English Studies
Mukogawa Women’s University

Certificate in Garden Design
University of California Berkeley Extension

Professional Affiliations

US Green Building Council
Landscape Industry Council o f Hawai‘i
American Society of Landscape Architects (Affiliate Member)

Areas of Special Competence

Landscape Design

Tomoko Naka, LEED Green Associate

Senior Landscape Designer

Years Experience: 14

Tomoko Naka is an integral part of HHF’s Landscape Architecture team. Her skills include landscape planting, irrigation, and lighting design, as well as water feature and hardscape design. In addition to proficiency with AutoCAD drafting and design, she assists in creating graphic and color renderings for presentations. Her strengths are organizing and creating detailed landscape construction documents, and project coordination. Prior to joining HHF, Tomoko was a landscape designer at a landscape architecture and contractor firm in San Rafael, California as well as a local landscape architecture firm that specializes in design with water features and making use of Hawaiian culture and native plants. She has gained a broad range of experience in commercial, condominium, resort, housing, institutional, military, and high-end residential projects.

Tomoko’s memorable work experience was building a large 8’x10’ physical model for designing landscaping for an estate project.

Representative Projects

  • Diamond Head Parks Renovation, Lē‘ahi Beach Park and Mākālei Beach Park, Honolulu, O‘ahu
  • Replace Kubasaki Hugh School Landscape, Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan
  • Wailupe Circle Residence, Honolulu, O‘ahu
  • Waikoloa Queen’s Market Place, Waikoloa, Hawai‘i Island
  • Davies Pacific Building, Honolulu, O‘ahu

Project Experience with Prior Firms

  • Aukai Street Residence
  • Leff Residence
  • Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center, Hau‘ula
  • 28 Kaapuni Residence
  • Ala Wai Garden Plaza
  • Wagner Residence

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