HHF at the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation’s Kama‘āina of the Year event

October 17, 2014

By: Erin Higa HHF members joined a large gathering of Historic Hawai‘i Foundation supporters on the beautiful sunset-lit lawn of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel to celebrate the history and many community contributions of the Ai Family, who continue to own and operate kama‘āina company, City Mill, after 115 years. We were truly inspired by the […]

Dillingham Transit Building

HHF Planners and the Historic Downtown Pau Hana Tour

September 05, 2014

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 […]

HHF Newsflash: Rick’s article on Drywells in Landscape Hawai‘i Magazine

July 18, 2014

An article by our principal, Richard “Rick” Quinn, was featured in the most recent issue of the Landscape Industry Council of Hawai‘i’s (LICH) Landscape Hawai‘i Magazine (July/August 2014). Here’s a look! Drywells – A Micro Scale Storm Water Management Tool By: Richard Quinn, ASLA It’s such a simple and old idea that it can be easily forgotten.  […]

HHF Newsflash: Recognition for Historic Preservation

June 03, 2014

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 […]

John Hagihara, Biking his way to fame

May 28, 2014

#commutersofHNL profile: John Hagihara, HHF “be patient, don’t rush yourself.” http://t.co/4WjPXWe1qD HHF BTWD blog pic.twitter.com/dvjgeSqXDu — HI Bicycling League (@RideAloha) May 27, 2014 Our Blog Star, John Hagihara is getting a little more shine from Bike to Work Day 2014!  As a member of the Hawaii Bicycling League, John was featured as the profile of the […]