HHF in the community Part 2: Kalahe‘e Ridge Restoration

June 19, 2014

By: Erin Higa On a recent Sunday morning, HHF Planners staff, family and friends came to volunteer at Waimea Valley undaunted by flash flood warnings.  On hand were HHF Principal, Rick Quinn, his son Shawn and friends; the wonderful Cindy Gamiao, her husband Jesse and daughter, Chelsea; Senior Planner, Aaron Mann and myself.  We were […]

Kawainui-Hāmākua Marsh Complex Master Plan

June 18, 2014

A Plan for Restoration and Sustainment The State of Hawai‘i, Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is updating the master plan for the Kawainui-Hāmākua Marsh Complex. The approximately 1,006-acre project area also includes Pu‘uoehu Ridge, acquired by the State. This marsh complex is the largest wetland in the […]

HHF Planners in the community Part 1: Kawainui Marsh

June 12, 2014

By Erin Higa The staff at HHF Planners gets out to do volunteer work…a lot. I’m sure this has much to do with the mentality of the community of planners and architects, always wanting to be involved with improving their community (like our catchphrase, “places for people”). In the short time that I’ve been at […]