Green Apple Day of Service 2018

April 05, 2018

By: Angelica Rockquemore With the mission statement, “learners of today…leaders of tomorrow,” Pālolo Elementary School (Home of the Pugs!) is committed to instilling a visionary mindset and attitude in its students. For Green Apple Day of Service, the school boldly envisioned an Outdoor Learning Lab for students grades K-5 which would help them to meet STEAM-based learning […]

Green Apple Day of Service 2014 at Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School

October 10, 2014

By Corlyn Orr Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School is located in Makīkī Valley, where according to The Rainfall Atlas of Hawai‘i, the mean annual rainfall measures approximately 53 inches per year. With so much rainfall, teachers at Hālau Kū Māna have long talked about installing a rooftop rainwater harvesting system to teach their students […]

Green Apple Day of Service 2014 at Wilson Elementary School

October 03, 2014

By: Erin Higa HHF Planners has taken part in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Apple Day of Service ever since its inception three years ago, and it’s an event that our staff really looks forward to. This year, we partnered with Sustainability Teacher, Mrs. Laura Hew on a project to create a Canoe Plant […]

Hong Kong: Sustainability Among The Skyscrapers

August 29, 2014

A Travel Blog By: Chris Chavez I just returned from a trip to Hong Kong, one of the most densely populated cities in the world. With a population of over 7 million residents squeezed into 426 square miles, Hong Kong faces many planning challenges. Despite the density, I found great examples of park space, sustainability and […]

HHF Newsflash: Rick’s article on Drywells in Landscape Hawai‘i Magazine

July 18, 2014

An article by our principal, Richard “Rick” Quinn, was featured in the most recent issue of the Landscape Industry Council of Hawai‘i’s (LICH) Landscape Hawai‘i Magazine (July/August 2014). Here’s a look! Drywells – A Micro Scale Storm Water Management Tool By: Richard Quinn, ASLA It’s such a simple and old idea that it can be easily forgotten.  […]