Kimi Yuen, LEED AP BD+C


As a Principal with PBR HAWAII, Ms. Yuen manages a variety of planning and design projects as well as the successful preparation of land use permits, environmental assessments and environmental impact statements. Her work includes a diverse range of regional and long-range land plans, master planned communities, public and private sector projects, community outreach and meeting facilitation, urban design, and community design guidelines. On Kaua‘i, Ms. Yuen worked closely with the County on the Līhu‘e Town Core Urban Design Plan, which won County Council approval in March 2010 and is the basis of a $13 million TIGER grant awarded to the County to implement the plan. She also completed the update of the South Kaua‘i Community Plan in July 2015, which integrates long-range land use planning and transportation networks with a focus on creating sustainable, resilient communities. She is currently working with the County of Maui on the Wailuku Civic Complex Master Plan and EA and the Maui County District Park Plans.

She has coordinated and led extensive community outreach efforts, testified in front of various commissions and councils on behalf of clients, and is actively involved in several professional organizations including the American Planning Association, of which she is the current Past President for the Hawai‘i Chapter, the Urban Land Institute, and the US Green Building Council. She is also a member of the University of Hawai‘i Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) Professional Council and DURP ‘Ohana Board.

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