We’ve updated the “About Us” section of our Web site to include a section entitled, “History of Statewide Planning in Hawaii.” Have a look at planning.hawaii.gov/about.


The Kane’ohe Bay Master Plan was published in May 1992.  It was developed by the Kane’ ohe Bay Master Plan Task Force. The Kane’ohe Bay Master Plan was initiated with the passage of Act 208, Session Laws of Hawaii 1990, which established the Kane’ohe Bay Master Planning Task Force to develop a comprehensive master plan for Kane’ohe Bay. The Kane’ohe Bay Master Plan ...
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The Hawaii Statewide GIS Program just released two new mapping apps that will make it easier for citizens to obtain important information about their legislators.  In each app, a citizen can zoom to an area to learn more about the State Senator or State Representative for that area, including contact information, committee membership and a ...
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The Hawaii Ocean Council is an inter-departmental collaboration between 14 State and County agencies. The Council was established in 2013 by Directors of State and County agencies, with unanimous support from federal and community partners. Their purpose is to facilitate greater coordination and implementation of the State’s ocean and coastal resource management priorities, as described ...
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Navigating the Permit Process:  Tips & Tools for Green Industry, Honolulu, Hawaii The purpose of the workshop was to facilitate the growth of the green industry sector in Hawaii through land use and environmental permitting training.  A US Economic Development Administration grant funded the workshop.