HHF at the Historic Hawaii Foundation Preservation Honor Awards 2017

May 25, 2017

By: Tina Bushnell A festive time was had by all at the 2017 Preservation Honor Awards hosted by the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation. HHF Planners and the project team, including NAVFAC Hawaii EV-5 and Mason Architects, garnered a preservation commendation award for the Historic Context & Section 110 Eligibility Assessment for Former NASBP Leased Parcels 1-16. […]

What Do You Get When You Combine Valentine’s Month + Historic Buildings?

February 28, 2017

Answer: a Flash Heart Bombing of Historic Honolulu! On a recent afternoon, HHFers showed up at the corner of Merchant Street and Fort Street Mall with handwritten paper hearts to support the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation‘s heart bombing of just a few historic buildings in Downtown Honolulu. Heart Bombing was started in 2011 by Buffalo’s Young preservationists, […]

HHF at the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation’s Kama‘āina of the Year event

October 17, 2014

By: Erin Higa HHF members joined a large gathering of Historic Hawai‘i Foundation supporters on the beautiful sunset-lit lawn of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel to celebrate the history and many community contributions of the Ai Family, who continue to own and operate kama‘āina company, City Mill, after 115 years. We were truly inspired by the […]

Dillingham Transit Building

HHF Planners and the Historic Downtown Pau Hana Tour

September 05, 2014

By: Tina Bushnell and Ryan Masuda On a warm afternoon last week, the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation (another great HHF!) hosted its Historic Downtown Pau Hana Tour. The tour highlighted three of downtown’s historic buildings: the Dillingham Transportation Building, the Alexander & Baldwin Building on Bishop Street, and the Stangenwald Building on Merchant Street. Volunteer docents led […]