HHF Planners is grateful to celebrate its anniversary by giving back to the planners of Hawai‘i’s future. Over the years, many of the firm’s leaders and staff have been talented and hard-working graduates of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at UH Mānoa. In acknowledgement of the benefit that the Department of Urban and […]
Full text of a SmallBiz Q&A with HHF President, Tom Fee, summarized in a feature on Pacific Business News, “HHF Planners firm and the Greener Business Plan.” Q: How was the firm founded and what principles was it built on that are still prevalent today? Tom: The firm was founded in October 1980 by Mark […]
HHF recently welcomed Gene Yong, AICP to the firm. Gene brings to HHF 30 years of professional experience in land use planning, master planning, entitlements, educational facilities planning and military planning in Hawai‘i and the continental United States. Over the past two decades at his last firm in Hawai‘i, he built a high level of […]
New Era! In the 90s HHF continued to grow, adding new staff, new Principals (Tom Fee and Dave Curry), new expertise (cultural and historic preservation, bike planning) and the first of many environmental planning contracts with the Navy. Oh, and there was a satellite office in Singapore! Other Aliases Helber Hastert & Fee, Planners, Inc. […]
Contributing to the health and well-being of our island communities continues to be a priority for us as we celebrate 40 years in Hawai‘i. We’re giving to the Show Aloha Challenge and Hawai‘i Meals on Wheels initiative helping to feed kūpuna and ease the strain on our local restaurants in these challenging times.
New Beginnings! As the 80s kicked off, so did a daring Honolulu-based planning firm started by Mark Hastert & Larry Helber, which became the planning division of architects Wimberly, Whisenand, Allison, Tong & Goo. Aliases Helber Hastert Van Horn & Kimura, Planners (1985)Helber, Hastert & Kimura, Planners (1987) Flashbacks Memorable Work Honolulu Waterfront Master Plan, […]
It is with the heaviest of hearts that we let you know that our dearest friend and colleague, David Curry, passed away on January 19. David has been a guiding presence at HHF since 1987 and his positivity and humor touched everyone who was fortunate to work with him. We ask all of you to […]
The Piko Project became a reality on On Saturday, October 26th! HHF staff volunteers were joined by volunteers from our Piko Project partners, Kualoa Ranch, Kōkua Foundation Hawai‘i, and teachers and staff from Ka‘a‘awa Elementary School (KES) to build the physical infrastructure of Phase I of the Piko Project Master Plan, the māla (garden)! The […]