5 Easy Fun Ways to Engage in Community Planning

June 03, 2015

Actionable Steps you can take to get involved in your community By: Benjamin Warsinske Community members are not aware of the planning process happening all around them; at the neighborhood, city, region, or state level. Often times, people not directly tied to the urban planning profession miss out on community interactions and discussions pertaining to […]

HHF Planners Job Shadowing 2015

May 15, 2015

By: Brent Wozniak On a recent Friday morning, HHF Planners opened its office doors to host students from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Students and soon-to-be graduates were invited from the departments of urban planning, architecture, and geography to explore what a day in the life of a planner is like. The event offered HHF […]

HHF Predicts good fortunes for the future!

April 24, 2015

By: Angelica Rockquemore HHF Planners celebrates 35 years of planning, landscape design and National Landscape Architecture Month with the debut of our very first Hawaiian Cultural Plant fortune teller! Inspired by traditional Japanese origami, our design team created a fun, interactive, and educational game for keiki to learn about the unique cultural plants they often […]

How Getting Lost Changed the Way I Think about Public Transportation

March 23, 2015

  A travel blog by: Angelica Rockquemore On a recent trip to Japan, while navigating Tokyo Station to meet up with a friend, I found myself completely and utterly lost. Thinking back to this day, I realize this moment of getting lost and serendipitously stumbling upon the Yaesu terminal of Tokyo Station was exactly what […]

Top 6 Reasons Planners are Natural Leaders

March 13, 2015

By: Benjamin Warsinske Often times I am asked to explain what it is I do as a planner. The truth is, we planners do quite a lot! From my experience, one skill that separates us from other disciplines is the fact that planners are natural leaders. We are able to visualize the big picture, leading […]

What’s in a logo?

March 09, 2015

By: Ryan Masuda, with Carol MacDonald As HHF celebrates its 35th year, and as our renovation prep and cleaning has prompted nostalgia – finding some marketing collateral from the early days got us reminiscing about the evolution of the HHF logo. It was a great excuse to get in contact with our logo’s creator, graphic designer, […]

How Wave Energy Technology Can Improve Hawai‘i’s Future

February 23, 2015

  By: Gail Renard Here in Hawai‘i, we have ready access to a host of ocean activities. Whether we swim, surf, paddle, dive, fish, or snorkel, we both enjoy and respect the power of the sea. Thanks to the U.S. Navy and Department of Energy, Hawai‘i’s waves are also playing a role in advancing the […]

HHF Planners’ 35th Anniversary Year Starts With a Bang!

January 19, 2015

As HHF Planners enters its 35th anniversary year, we celebrated the promotion of four members of our staff. New Senior Associates! Rob James Ronald Sato New Associates! John Hagihara Aaron Mann Congratulations to these four outstanding colleagues and friends – a promising start to a grand year! As our President, Tom Fee said, “at 35 years in Hawai‘i, […]