LICH Conference 2014: Essential fungi & the threatening scourge of the Coconut Rhino Beetle

October 17, 2014

By: Tomoko Naka The Landscape Industry Council in Hawaii (LICH) held its 12th Annual Conference and Tradeshow on October 9, 2014 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. A diverse crowd involved in Hawai‘i’s landscape industry came to the conference. Although resort and property management as well as  pesticide/pest management were the two main themes of […]

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Secrets from a native Hawaiian Garden – The IBM Building Landscape

July 28, 2014

By: Richard Quinn Although small in size, the native Hawaiian garden at the IBM building, designed by HHF Planners, represents an important demonstration of the incorporation of a native ecosystem approach to the design and installation of an urban native Hawaiian landscape. Until very recently, the existing landscapes of Waikīkī and urban Honolulu suffered from […]

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 […]