PBR HAWAII and Associates, Inc.


1001 Bishop Street, STE 650, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, US


Name Email Phone
Grant Murakami gmurakami@pbrhawaii.com 808-521-5631
Russell Chung rchung@pbrhawaii.com 808-521-5631
Marc Shimatsu mshimatsu@pbrhawaii.com 808-521-5631

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PBR HAWAII & Associates, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary firm based in Hawaiʻi for 53 years. We have a staff of 36 dedicated individuals, most of whom are accredited by professional organizations in their respective fields. PBR HAWAII has six licensed landscape architects, four certified planners (AICP), and six LEED® Accredited Professionals (LEED APs).

PBR HAWAII has the capabilities to provide consulting services in the following disciplines:

• Land planning and urban design, including master planning, GIS modeling and data development and management for geographic analysis in both rural and urban contexts for: transit-oriented mixed-use developments, educational and campus facilities, resort and residential communities, commercial and industrial facilities, parks and recreational facilities, and natural and cultural resources;
• Regional and community planning, including long-range regional analysis and planning, GIS modeling and graphic development, community outreach and engagement (including in-person and virtual meeting facilitation and interactive input), and sustainable design and resiliency concepts;
• Environmental planning and entitlements, including Hawai‘i State Chapter 343, HRS and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental assessments/environmental impact statements, and State and County permits and land use entitlements;
• Landscape architecture, including hardscape, irrigation, and landscape design, 3-D modeling, consultation on the use of Native Hawaiian plants, cultural landscapes, sustainable landscape design, and LEED Certification;
• Graphic design, including project branding, web design, interpretive displays and signage, educational material, and infographics;
• Market, fiscal, and economic analyses, for critical insights to market context and costs and benefits of a project in terms of local expenditures, employment and earnings for residents, and impacts to State and county government revenues and expenditures; and
• Hawaiian cultural sustainable design concepts, including place-based sustainable design and cultural advising, providing guidance on how to honor and incorporate Hawaiian culture into projects, and orienting clients new to Hawai‘i with an introduction to Hawaiian culture.

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