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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