Congratulations to HART, Jacobs, the HHF project team, and all of the APA Hawai‘i Chapter award recipients! MAHALO for valuing the preservation of Hawai‘i’s historic landscapes.
Mother Waldron Playground is a 1.7-acre playground located within an urban park in Kaka‘ako. HHF completed a Cultural Landscape Report (CLR) as part of a series of planning studies for the HART rail transit corridor. The work highlights the park’s cultural landscape in the context of its historic use associated with the organized play and […]
Congratulations to HART, Jacobs, the CLR project team, and all of the honorees of the 2021 Historic Hawai‘i Foundation Preservation Honor Awards! MAHALO for all that you do to preserve Hawai‘i’s historic places.
By: Tina Bushnell A festive time was had by all at the 2017 Preservation Honor Awards hosted by the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation. HHF Planners and the project team, including NAVFAC Hawaii EV-5 and Mason Architects, garnered a preservation commendation award for the Historic Context & Section 110 Eligibility Assessment for Former NASBP Leased Parcels 1-16. […]
Answer: a Flash Heart Bombing of Historic Honolulu! On a recent afternoon, HHFers showed up at the corner of Merchant Street and Fort Street Mall with handwritten paper hearts to support the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation‘s heart bombing of just a few historic buildings in Downtown Honolulu. Heart Bombing was started in 2011 by Buffalo’s Young preservationists, […]
By: Erin Higa Hawaii Landscape Magazine (the magazine of the Landscape Industry Council of Hawai‘i) featured HHF’s First Lady and Principal, Wendie McAllaster, in the May/June issue on influential women of the Hawai‘i landscape industry. We are very proud of Wendie’s achievements. Read all about her! Wendie McAllaster, ASLA, is well recognized in Hawai‘i for her expertise in and dedication […]
By Benjamin Warsinske As urban planners, it is fascinating to watch “places for people” adapt and evolve over time. Chicago’s Historic Navy Pier is getting ready to celebrate its 100 year anniversary in 2016 and continues to be the number one leisure destination in the Midwest, welcoming nearly nine million visitors annually. At HHF, we […]
By: Tina Bushnell and Ryan Masuda On a warm afternoon last week, the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation (another great HHF!) hosted its Historic Downtown Pau Hana Tour. The tour highlighted three of downtown’s historic buildings: the Dillingham Transportation Building, the Alexander & Baldwin Building on Bishop Street, and the Stangenwald Building on Merchant Street. Volunteer docents led […]
By: Erin Higa At the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation’s 40th Annual Preservation Honor Awards on Friday night, HHF was recognized for multiple projects: Preservation Commendation Award, Hickam Building 1102 Cultural Landscape Report Tree Protection Plan Preservation Commendation Award, Fort Kamehameha Historic District Cultural Landscape Report Historic American Landscapes Survey Interpretive Trail Plan Preservation Award, IBM Building […]