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Mākaha Valley Master Plan

Master Planning
 

Our expertise in master planning involves the client from the very beginning to establish the parameters in the form of a program that leads to creative solutions are then developed into alternative solutions.

Neal S. Blaisdell Center Redevelopment Plan

Kewalo, Oʻahu

Completed in 2019

SIZE

23 acres

DESIGN TEAM

AECOM

Snohetta

CERTIFICATIONS

AIA Award 2019
APA Award 2019

SERVICES

Cultural Research

Master Planning

Architecture

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Located in the center of Honolulu and adjacent to the historic Thomas Square Park, Blaisdell Center is situated at an ideal location to attract audiences from both from downtown and Waikīkī.  The City currently owns and operates the 22.4–acre Center. Since its construction in 1964, the site has served as a major gathering place for performances and community events. In recent years, the arena has struggled for bookings due to competition from newer and more accessible facilities. This envisions a vibrant new civic space that is respectful to the past, present, and future.

Kapālama Canal Catalytic Project Transit-Development Plan

Kapālama, Oʻahu

Completed in 2018

SIZE

20 acres

DESIGN TEAM

Arup

DTL

SERVICES

Master Planning

Outreach + Engagement

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The Kapālama Canal Catalytic Project is based on various community plans supported by the City & County of Honolulu.  In addition to supporting the community’s visions, the Canal Project will address green infrastructure and water quality improvements, erosion control, bank stabilization, and dredging. The Resilient Master Plan incorporated sea level rise as part of the project’s resiliency goal. Certain features were deemed no longer feasible while other features were highlighted as opportunities to enhance the canal’s function as a flood control system through the integration of amenities into a continuous floodwall system. 

Ala Moana Regional Park Redevelopment Plan

Kālia, Oʻahu

Completed in 2018

SIZE

120 acres

DESIGN TEAM

Better Blocks HI

SERVICES

Master Planning

Outreach + Engagement

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

As one of the premiere parks and historic spaces in the Honolulu’s “Lei of Green”, Ala Moana Regional Park, the “People’s Park”, has remained a beloved community space for generations without significant improvements in nearly 80 years.  To help expand short term enhancement projects into a long term vision for the park, the team proposed a mixture of new recreational amenities balanced with the preservation and refurbishment of the core historic structures anchoring the park.  A strategic plan was developed focusing on  fundamental classifications of improvements.

Kūkaniloko Kāʻananiʻau OHA Master Plan

Wahiawā, Oʻahu

Completed in 2017

SIZE

511 acres

DESIGN TEAM

DTL
‘Āina Archaeology Hika'alani

SERVICES

Master Planning

Outreach + Engagement

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

As one of our most sacred wahi pana, Kūkaniloko deserves the highest degree of respect and planning rigor. The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) recognized that planning for a significant area such as the 511-acres surrounding Kūkaniloko required an understanding of place and the people who interact with it. Communal spaces play an important role in the success of a city and it’s inhabitants. They become the foundation to which those living and visiting in the area come together and communicate. They offer opportunities to embrace the history and culture of the area and bring the community together using the common bonds of life, food and culture.

Mōʻiliʻili University Gateway Master Plan

Mānoa, Oʻahu

Completed in 2016

SIZE

6.5 acres

DESIGN TEAM

DTL

SERVICES

Master Planning

Outreach + Engagement

PROJECT DESCRIPTION