Ki Concepts created a parklet in Kaimuki for PARK(ing) Day 2014. We had great attendance and feedback! Read more about it in The Outdoor Circle’s Greenleaf Newsletter …
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[…]
The Hilo Bayfront Beach Park is located on Hilo’s largest and most important beach, an iconic ¼ mile crescent of black sand that is fringed by vegetation.
The terrain of this park was extensively reshaped by both the 1946 and the 1960 monumental tsunamis that devastated the Hilo Bay Harbor and the existing shore front Japanese camps that resided there. It is now considered a well-known flood zone that cannot sustain any permanent structures and therefore lends itself more to waterfront recreational and cultural activities rather than to shoreline development. The current layout of the site has arisen more or less by happenstance and is not the most suitable arrangement in terms of function, equitability, or aesthetics so a proposed masterplan, created by Hawai`i County Department of Parks and Recreation and Ki Concepts, was created to address this lack of functionality and to improve the area. […]
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. […]