Fort Shafter Childcare Development Center

December 16, 2013

HHF Planners (HHF) prepared the schematic landscape plan and construction drawings for the Childcare Development Center at Fort Shafter Military Reservation. The Center will be constructed on a 3.5 acre site on the Fort Shafter post. The project included designing a new safe, secure, and age appropriate playground, sports field, hard-court, and surrounding landscape areas. Maintaining […]

Honolulu General Plan Update

December 11, 2013

The Honolulu General Plan is a collection of overarching objectives and policies that guide land use, development, growth, and capital improvement expenditures within the County, with a planning horizon of 25 years. First adopted in 1977, the City Charter requires that the General Plan be reviewed at least every 10 years. HHF Planners (HHF) is proud […]

Insular ABCs Facility Assessments

December 04, 2013

HHF conducted facility condition assessments for all public schools in the four US insular areas (Guam, CNMI, American Samoa and US Virgin Islands) in support of DOI/OIA’s strategic plan goal to improve quality of life in the insular areas. This was the second phase of the Insular ABCs (All Buildings and Classrooms) initiative involving deployment […]

American Samoa Tsunami Study

December 04, 2013

The American Samoa Tsunami Study, undertaken to help strengthen American Samoa’s ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from coastal flooding and tsunami hazards, received the 2012 APA Hawai‘i Disaster Mitigation and Hazard Planning award and a Pacific Risk Management ‘Ohana Partnership Award. The study assessed American Samoa’s overall natural hazard resilience with regard […]

Groundbreaking and blessing for Koa Ridge

Koa Ridge Makai-Waiawa

November 29, 2013

HHF led a multi-disciplinary team in evaluating the potential impacts of Castle & Cooke Homes Hawai‘i’s new, 760-acre master planned community in Central O‘ahu, which will consist of 5,000 homes, a major medical center, Village Center, commercial, light industrial, and community support amenities. HHF prepared an environmental impact statement (EIS) complying with Hawai‘i’s environmental law […]

UH Maui College Science Building

November 29, 2013

This new science building at University of Hawai‘i Maui is a LEED Silver building intended to combine state-of-the-art instructional facilities with sustainable design practices. This facility continues implementation of the college’s Long-Range Development Plan, prepared by HHF in 2007. Because the project involves the use of State lands and funds, and because it is in […]

Kahalu‘u Community Master Plan

November 29, 2013

The purpose of this community plan is twofold: to provide general design guidance; and to prioritize future physical improvement projects within Kahalu‘u. The plan must also address the community’s concerns related to physical, social, or urban design and transportation issues. To address those concerns, the work plan included six meetings with a citizen Advisory Working […]

Urban Center Development Plan

November 29, 2013

HHF led a team to prepare the comprehensive update of the City’s Primary Urban Center Development Plan. The planning process included extensive community workshops, charrettes and Neighborhood Board presentations. The plan, now in its public draft review stage, addresses the needs of what is defined as Honolulu’s “stable neighborhoods,” neighborhoods not expected to change much […]

Puakō Marine Education Center

November 27, 2013

HHF assisted the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo with conceptual site planning, landscape design, and the acquisition of various State and County land use permit approvals required for the proposed marine education and research center at Puakō. Development of the proposed project on a 5-acre undeveloped site adjacent to Puakō Boat Ramp provides a permanent […]

Leeward Community College LRDP

November 27, 2013

The Leeward Community College Long Range Development Plan is a comprehensive plan that guides physical development based on the College’s academic needs and objectives. The planning process included a series of campus workshops (including a collaborative mural) and stakeholder interviews which, in turn, built a vision for future campus programming and facility requirements. The Ultimate […]