Chester Koga, AICP

Title: Project Manager
Years with RMTC: 25
Education: M.S.W., Planning, Administration and Community Development, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1977
Certificate Urban & Regional Planning, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1977
B.S., Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1968
Active Registration: Certification: American Institute of Certified Planners, 1985
Professional Experience:

Mr. Koga's areas of expertise include master planning, site planning, project feasibility analysis, facilitation of community outreach programs, environmental planning, environmental and development permitting, land use entitlements, facility planning, transportation planning, and aviation planning. Mr. Koga has directed public involvement for many complex projects by obtaining input on design, protection of natural and cultural resources, and identification of mitigation measures appropriate for the protection of resources. He is knowledgeable about land use and environmental regulations at all levels of government and is well experienced in the compliance requirements of Chapter 343, HRS and NEPA, Department of Health (NDPES, 401, UIC), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (404), Department of Land and Natural Resources (SCAP), Section 106, SMA, Coastal Zone Management, and the many other regulatory agencies and acts affecting projects in Hawaii.