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  • Karen Umemoto

    Karen Umemoto

    Karen Umemoto is the chair of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has taught courses in Public Policy and Planning Theory, Community Planning, Community-based Economic Development, Diversity and Multiculturalism in Planning, Qualitative Methods and Evaluation...

  • Makena Coffman

    Makena Coffman

    Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning Areas of Interest: Environmental planning, energy and climate change policy, resource management, system modeling (Ph.D. 2007, University of Hawaii at...

  • Suwan Shen

    Suwan Shen

    UH Email: suwans@hawaii.edu College of Social Sciences Affiliations Department of Urban and Regional Planning (PLAN) Faculty – Assistant Professor Phone: (808) 956-7381 Education: Doctor of...

  • Tom Dinell

    Tom Dinell

    Professor Emeritus of Urban and Regional Planning (MPA, University of Michigan, 1950) Areas of Interest: Land use planning, complete streets, affordable housing, planning ethics (808)...

  • Karl Kim

    Karl Kim

    Karl Kim, in addition to being a Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, is also an Editor of Accident Analysis and Prevention; Korean Studies; Here! Urbanism,...

  • Daniele Spirandelli

    Daniele Spirandelli

    Assistant Professor Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Design and Planning. University of Washington Research Interests: Coastal Policy & Community Development.  Daniele’s research follows two related...

  • Dolores Foley

    Dolores Foley

    Associate Professor – Department Chair Ph.D., Public Administration, University of Southern California, 1989 Research Interests: Research and consulting areas focus on community planning, citizen participation,...

  • Luciano Minerbi

    Luciano Minerbi

    Research Interests: Address sustainable island development in urban and rural settings, land readjustment, watershed management, cultural impact assessments, historic preservation, heritage landscape analysis and cultural...

  • Priyam Das

    Priyam Das

    Priyam Das is an Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She teaches courses on contemporary urban planning, urban form, site...

  • Ashok Das

    Ashok Das

    Ashok Das Assistant Professor, Department of Urban & Regional Planning (DURP) Affiliate Faculty, Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS); Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)...