APA Hawai'i Chapter

Honolulu, HI, None

3.96

(2622 reviews)

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 8:02 p.m. CST

Plenary Panel : Paradigm Shift on Kaua‘i’s North Shore

3

Poor location choice. Audience could not hear panelists.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:29 p.m. CST

Addressing Sea Level Rise in Community Planning

4

Very important issue for Hawaii. It was good to get perspectives from different islands and how they are working to address the topic.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:19 p.m. CST

Plenary Panel : Paradigm Shift on Kaua‘i’s North Shore

5

Timely topic with examples relevant, usable and applicable solutions that can be replicated in other locations.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:16 p.m. CST

Opening Keynote: Creating Walkable Communities

5

I have heard this speaker before and I believe the topic is relevant and timely.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:02 p.m. CST

Workshop: Strategies to Build Constituency

2

I found this interactive workshop effective but a bit unorganized. I wish we had more time to work through some of the issues

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 4:33 p.m. CST

Recent Developments in Land Use and Planning Law

5

Great coverage on topics and good Q&A

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 4:33 p.m. CST

Short-Term Rental Enforcement: Data and Innovation

3

Panel was organized more as a pitch form one firm.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 4:32 p.m. CST

Plenary Panel : Paradigm Shift on Kaua‘i’s North Shore

5

Thoughtful panel and discussion.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 4:30 p.m. CST

Opening Keynote: Creating Walkable Communities

1

Speaker was limited in terms of direct applicable content to the conference.

Monday, October 28, 2019, 3:48 p.m. CDT

Closing Keynote: Equity and Resiliency with Kristin Baja

4

Inspiring way to wrap up the conference!

Monday, October 28, 2019, 3:46 p.m. CDT

There's (bike/ped) Funding in Them Thar Hills!

3

My fellow speakers were well-prepared. Good Q&A from the audience.

Monday, October 14, 2019, 3:42 a.m. CDT

Closing Panel: Managing the Complex Issue of Retreat

5

Leadership from all Hawaii Counties and the State provided the latest updates on their policy position and community conversations around the need to retreat development from vulnerable coastlines

Monday, October 14, 2019, 3:40 a.m. CDT

Improving Disaster Recovery Preparedness in Hawaii

4

Lots to talk about in Hawaii’s responses to recent disasters and how planners are rising to the challenge to “Build back better”

Monday, October 14, 2019, 3:39 a.m. CDT

Closing Keynote: Equity and Resiliency with Kristin Baja

5

Powerful call to action about people-first in planning and adapting to climate change

Monday, October 14, 2019, 3:38 a.m. CDT

Addressing Sea Level Rise in Community Planning

4

Informative panel on what guidance is being developed to integrate SLR into planning, and some local examples

Monday, October 14, 2019, 3:37 a.m. CDT

Keep Calm and Vision Zero On

5

Great update on this of-the-moment topic and its implementation across the state

Monday, October 14, 2019, 3:36 a.m. CDT

Plenary Panel : Paradigm Shift on Kaua‘i’s North Shore

5

A fascinating and media-rich story about how disaster created an opening for restoration and resilience on Kauai

Monday, October 14, 2019, 3:35 a.m. CDT

Opening Keynote: Creating Walkable Communities

5

Excellent inspirational and aspirational talk

Monday, October 7, 2019, 8:46 p.m. CDT

Plenary Panel : Paradigm Shift on Kaua‘i’s North Shore

5

Informative session.

Monday, October 7, 2019, 8:44 p.m. CDT

TEK: Ancient Wisdom – Future Best Practices

5

Excellent session!

Monday, September 23, 2019, 4:09 p.m. CDT

Recent Developments in Land Use and Planning Law

4

great to have more than one speaker on the complexities of precedent-setting cases important to Planning practice.

Monday, September 23, 2019, 4:05 p.m. CDT

Plenary Panel : Paradigm Shift on Kaua‘i’s North Shore

5

thoughtful perspectives on an "out of the box" solution that can become a model for other over-loved places in our State.

Monday, September 23, 2019, 4:01 p.m. CDT

Opening Keynote: Creating Walkable Communities

5

engaging, entertaining and thought-provoking.

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 7:39 p.m. CDT

Recent Developments in Land Use and Planning Law

5

Great speakers!

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 7:34 p.m. CDT

Plenary Panel : Paradigm Shift on Kaua‘i’s North Shore

5

Very inspiring!

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 7:32 p.m. CDT

Mauka to Makai: Managing Maui's Precious Resources (West Maui)

4

Very informative. Great to see and learn on a tour.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 3:17 p.m. CDT

Opening Keynote: Creating Walkable Communities

5

Jeff knocked it out of the park. This talk was jam packed with information, yet presented in an entertaining and easily digestible way. I appreciate that he did his homework on our local neighborhoods and focused a portion of the presentation on specific recommendations to improve our communities. The slides accompanying his talk were both poignant and humorous. I learned something new and left feeling inspired.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 3:11 p.m. CDT

Ensuring Space for Coastal Ecosystems as Sea Level Rises

4

The first two presentations were informative, but somewhat flat and dry in style. The third presentation was superb.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 3:04 p.m. CDT

Closing Keynote: Equity and Resiliency with Kristin Baja

5

Fantastic keynote speaker! Incredibly articulate, informative, and engaging.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 2:59 p.m. CDT

Planning with a Mitigation-Resilience-Equity Nexus

5

Baja was fantastic! I found myself taking more notes on HOW she was presenting rather than the material itself. She has a confident and commanding presence while remaining sensitive and aware of the audience. This was an excellent thought-provoking workshop.

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:38 p.m. CDT

Plenary Panel : Paradigm Shift on Kaua‘i’s North Shore

5

Wonderful panel about managing tourism in a fragile environment!

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:37 p.m. CDT

Keep Calm and Vision Zero On

5

Great input on Vision Zero, from multiple perspectives.

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:36 p.m. CDT

Opening Keynote: Creating Walkable Communities

5

Fantastic and inspiring talk from Jeff speck, tailored to local conditions!

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:35 p.m. CDT

Kula: Emerging Agricultural Communities on the Slopes of Haleakala

3

Great tour and speakers from local farming organizations. Would have liked more planning substance, perhaps someone from the county talking about issues around local agriculture - how to enable it, what makes it hard to implement, etc.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 6:11 p.m. CDT

Completing Our Streets

5

A panel featuring public and non-profit sector professionals from multiple Hawaiian islands, all working toward making alternative transportation modes more safe, attractive and viable.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 6:08 p.m. CDT

Honolulu's Growing Bikeway Network Tour

5

Rode a circuit around Honolulu's existing and planned bikeways being orchestrated through the newly established Complete Streets program.

Monday, November 27, 2017, 5:46 a.m. CST

Our Housing Imperative: Making Infill and Workforce Housing Happen

5

Infill, baby!

Monday, November 27, 2017, 5:42 a.m. CST

Fostering Multi-sectoral Collaboration for Healthy Community Design

5

Great speakers!

Monday, November 27, 2017, 5:40 a.m. CST

The New DOT

5

The change in attitude at HDOT is crucial for implementation of Complete Streets, Vision Zero, and other progressive ideas.

Monday, November 27, 2017, 5:37 a.m. CST

Walk the Talk: Making Complete Streets Happen in Hawai'i

5

Update on the status of Complete Streets efforts across Hawaii.

Monday, November 27, 2017, 5:35 a.m. CST

Reimaging your APA

4

Good chance to think about the future of planning in Hawaii.

Monday, November 6, 2017, 1:44 p.m. CST

Virtual Keynote: The Crystal Ball - Transportation Technology and the Future of Planning

2

Fascinating topic and good food for thought, though it felt very futuristic. Tech connection was poor so it was a bit painful to see/hear a cohesive presentation but I hope APA-HI continues to include these types of presentations so we can keep abreast of new thinking that affects planning practice.

Monday, November 6, 2017, 1:39 p.m. CST

Ethics for Planners

4

Engagement of participants through small-group discussion is always a good learning method. Lively discussions.

Monday, November 6, 2017, 1:37 p.m. CST

County Planning Commissioners Panel

5

Great moderator; candid participants. Good to hear from each County on challenges faced by the Commissions.

Monday, November 6, 2017, 1:34 p.m. CST

Keynote Address: Cannabis in Paradise

4

Thought-provoking implications to traditional agricultural land use arising from a new industry.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 1:59 p.m. CDT

Hawaii’s Planning Directors Panel

5

Had a lot of fun with this in creating an interesting Q & A with the Director's by patterning the session after Family Feud with results from a state-wide planner's survey

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 1:57 p.m. CDT

Planning Law Update

5

Excellent presentation on current planning law and policy. Professor Callies is a great, knowledgeable speaker.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 1:55 p.m. CDT

Short-term Rentals in Residential Communities: Enforcement, Expansion, and Impacts

4

Quite the impact, first, on the hotel industry and second, on residential communities.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 1:52 p.m. CDT

Virtual Keynote: The Crystal Ball - Transportation Technology and the Future of Planning

5

Interesting look into the future of transportation technology with HDOT looking into the possibilities of using autonomous vehicles.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 1:51 p.m. CDT

Ethics for Planners

5

Very interactive discussions about some provocative ethical issues. Great to hear perspective of other planners in how they considers such dilemmas.

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