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Job Announcements (updated 6/16/2015)

HHF Planners is seeking a Facilities and Land Use Planner.

Position Summary: Project Planner for DOD facilities and land planning assignments, responsible for: the preparation of installation development plans, area development plans, and other facility and design studies. Land use design position requires skills in research, report writing, interaction with clients and technical experts, and land use design. Some travel is required.

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Munekiyo Hiraga is seeking a Planner.

Munekiyo Hiraga is a full service planning, government affairs, and community engagement consulting firm. The professionals and support staff of Munekiyo Hiraga have been working together as a team for over 25 years, serving a broad range of clients in the State of Hawaii. Munekiyo Hiraga is headquartered in Wailuku, Maui and has an office in Honolulu, Oahu. The firm provides services statewide for a diverse client list which includes governmental agencies, landowners, small businesses, attorneys, architects, engineers, and non-profit organizations.


Munekiyo Hiraga is seeking a full-time Planner to work with clients on environmental review documents, land use entitlement processes, community outreach, feasibility studies, and other areas of project implementation. Candidates for Munekiyo Hiraga’s Maui office are preferred.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Research and analysis in support of various environmental, technical, or feasibility studies
  • Preparation of Environmental Assessment and Environmental Impact Statement documents
  • Preparation of land use entitlement applications
  • Coordination with Federal, State, and County agencies on application processing and regulatory compliance
  • Presentations to decision making bodies such as Planning Commissions or Councils
  • Engaging with community stakeholders and members of the general public


  • A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in urban planning, environmental science, real estate, public policy, social science, law, business, or other related field
  • Two to five years’ experience preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Strong critical thinking and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Project

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits provided.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to No phone calls please.

HHF Planners is seeking an Environment and Land Use Planner.

Position Summary: Project Planner for environmental and land planning assignments; responsible for the preparation of master plans, facility plans, EA/EIS and special studies. Perform research, site visits, data collection, analysis, report writing, interaction with clients and technical experts, and community involvement. Some travel is required. Federal Agency environmental/master planning experience is desirable.

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HHF Planners is seeking an Intern.

Position Summary: The intern will support professional planning staff in a wide variety of planning projects. Duties may include general research; data compilation and analysis; preparation of presentation materials and reports; participation in client and sub-consultant meetings; preparation of meeting records and other correspondence; and other duties as assigned.

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PBR HAWAII & Associates, Inc., a multi-disciplinary planning and landscape architecture firm, is seeking a planner for its Honolulu office.

Required qualifications include:
  • A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in urban planning, social science, natural, physical, or environmental science, law, real estate/development, landscape architecture, architecture, or other related field;
  • Strong research, analytical, writing, oral communication, and organizational skills;
  • Focused attention to detail, accuracy, and meeting deadlines;
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Project.
Desirable qualifications include:
  • Experience preparing and processing: environmental assessments and/or environmental impact statements, and state and county land use permit applications;
  • A firm understanding of NEPA, Chapter 343 HRS, and other Federal, State and County environmental and land use policies, plans, and regulations; and
  • The position often entails coordinating with technical consultants and interfacing with clients, agencies, and the general public.

PBR HAWAII & Associates, Inc. is a locally-owned Hawaii-based company. We offer a range of career opportunities for planners to engage in public and private sector projects, including preparing master plans, community plans, environmental documents, and entitlement applications.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits provided.

If interested please reply with:

  • A letter of interest
  • Your resume
  • A list of references; and
  • Two writing samples—one of which should be a brief letter or memo and the other should be of longer length that highlights your research, analytical, and critical thinking skills, as well as your attention to detail.

Please reply to:

Tom Schnell, AICP
Senior Associate
1001 Bishop Street, Suite 650
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813


No phone calls please.

PBR HAWAII is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Cardno is seeking a NEPA Planner in their Honolulu, HI office.

For additional information and how to apply click here.

The City and County of Honolulu is currently seeking a City Planner/Urban Designer.

PLANNER V - General City/Urban Planning (SR-24). Responsible for planning activities and urban design at the community level in support of the General Plan and Development Plans, urban design, and transit-oriented development.

For additional information and requirements please see the full job description here.

Belt Collins Hawaii is currently seeking a Sr. Planner for our Honolulu office.

The Sr. Planner works with both public and private sector clients in obtaining entitlements, processing zoning changes, and coordinating development reviews. Manages planning projects and prepares related documents including applications, permit forms and environmental reviews. Prepare (research and write) and format technical and feasibility reports up to the final submittal stage and assist with compiling the draft and final reports; direct and review the preparation of reports and records by Planning Department staff. Coordinate with local planning and regulatory agencies to understand requirements community concerns and development plans. Prepare Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements based on HRS Chapter 343 or NEPA. Apply professional competence with specialized knowledge of land use planning, community planning, and facility planning. Bachelors degree required. Masters degree in Urban/Regional Planning or related field, preferred. Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners preferred.

For additional information and requirements please check out the full job description at

Interested parties should send a resume with the position title in the subject line to

Belt Collins is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

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