Helping Visionaries Make Great Environments

HHF Planners is a Honolulu-based planning firm that operates throughout the Pacific Rim. Since 1980, we’ve maintained superior working relationships with a wide range of public and private-sector clients for projects throughout  Hawai‘i and the Pacific Rim. We are internationally recognized, highly respected, dedicated to our clients, reliable, multidisciplinary, creative, and committed to sustainability.


Deep Experience

Since 1980, Our Work spans Hawai‘i & the Pacific Rim.


Key Relationships

We know the lay of the land and the people who take care of it.


Essential Services

We offer all the critical Services to support your planning needs.


Superior Insight

Multi-disciplinary experience yields strategic perspective.


Passionate Team

At HHF, planning is a way of life. See People

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    2019 ASLA Advocacy Day

    HHF’s Senior Associate landscape designer, Robyn Sweesy, went to Washington, D.C.! As 2019 president of Hawaiʻi Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), she participated in ASLA’s 5th annual Advocacy Day, when hundreds of members from across the country spend a day on Capitol Hill visiting their legislators’ offices to make the case for national […]

    HHF RE-LEI Receives Award of Excellence

    HHF’s entry in this year’s RE-LEI Design competition was recognized with an Award of Excellence! The bi-annual design competition challenges people to create lei out of post-consumer waste, and benefits the Master of Landscape Architecture program at UH Mānoa! Our RE-LEI showcased 29 Native Hawaiian plants–endemic, indigenous, and canoe plants–representing the 29 individuals in our […]

    Curbing it in Hawai’i: Historic Lava Curbstones and Their Significance

    Maybe you’ve never noticed them -the rectangular shaped stones that mark the boundary between the street and the sidewalk. Curbstones. Nowadays, they’re relatively uniform in length and width—all made of concrete and not particularly noteworthy. But, if you walk through Downtown Honolulu and in other old neighborhoods in Honolulu, you can see a different kind […]

    Kanu Volunteer Week Hawaii: Meals on (Biki) Wheels!

    HHF staff participated in Kanu Hawai‘i’s Volunteer Week by delivering Meals on Wheels. This was a great opportunity for staff to get out of the office for a quick lunch-time Biki ride to deliver nutritious meals and visit with kupuna in the Kaka‘ako area. To learn more about HHF’s on-going involvement to plan and implement […]

    HHF Spring Intern: Josh McMullen

    Aloha All! My name is Joshua McMullen, but you can just call me Josh. I am currently a Landscape Architecture Intern for HHF as well as a student at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. Originally I grew up in a suburb of Chicago and I currently attend Iowa State University, studying Landscape Architecture in […]