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Ki Concepts lead the design-build team for the Klipper Golf Course Ponds Restoration Project, located at MCHB Kane‘ohe Bay, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i. Existing retention ponds were cleared of debris and invasive alien riparian plants. A wetland restoration plan was developed to restore native riparian species and provide habitat for native Hawaiian waterfowl at 3 non-tidal ponds Read more about Klipper Golf Course – Marine Corps Base[…]
Ki Concepts is leading a multi-disciplinary team to provide major improvements to this historic and cultural landmark, the 116 acre memorial cemetery in Honolulu, Hawaii located in Puowaina Crater, also known as Punchbowl. Punchbowl Cemetery is one of Oahu’s most visited destinations. The team was tasked with assessing the cemetery’s expansion capacity while maintaining and enhancing its unique historic, cultural and visual character. The project’s program includes increasing interment capacity by 9,000+ columbaria niches to accommodate projected burial capacity for fifteen years; demolition of the existing Administration and Visitor facility; construction of a new Public Information Center and Administration (PIC/Admin) Facility with LEED Silver certification; renovation of an existing maintenance building; new Memorial Walls and other infrastructure improvements to the cemetery.
AIA Hawai’i – Award of Merit 2013
Boston Society of Architects Design Award 2013
Ki Concepts was the landscape architect on an interdisciplinary team led by Flansburgh Architects to create a sustainable master plan for the Kanu o ka ‘Aina New Century Public Charter School. The school is part of the Kanu o ka ‘Aina Learning ‘Ohana (KALO), a community-based non-profit organization committed to the advancement of Hawaiian culture for a sustainable Hawai‘i. Programs at KALO are geared toward ‘cradle to tomb’ education for a family of learners from K-12 and the larger community. KALO and its partners work to establish a dynamic, holistic educational environment where project based learning centers on empowering community members to thrive in the modern world while drawing from Hawaiian values such as Aloha kekahi I kekahi (Love one another), Mālama i kou kuleana (Take care of your responsibilities) and Mālama ‘aina (taking care of livings systems that sustain us).
LICH – La `au Ku Kahi Award of Excellence 2013
HHF – Preservation Honor Awards, Citation for New Addition and Adaptive Use 2014
LEED Gold Certification
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) new Pacific Regional Center is located on a national historic landmark site of Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, originally known as Moku ‘ume‘ume, or “the isle of attraction”. The project expresses the strong environmental ethos of both NOAA and that of the indigenous Hawaiian culture. […]