County of Hawaii, Planning Department

The Hawaii County Planning Director is charged with leading a comprehensive review of the County’s General Plan (GP). The GP is the framework that guides decisions for Hawaii Island’s long-term development while balancing environmental concerns, cultural perspectives and economic growth.  The GP is also essential in bridging the overall needs of the island with recommendations put forth in the various Community Development Plans (CDPs).

H&P assists the Planning Department with communication strategy, messaging, branding, media relations, website and collateral development, and public outreach as it relates to the General Plan.