Ke Kai Planning, LLC is a boutique urban planning firm that provides professional planning services for non-profits, the public, the private sector such as engineers, lawyers, developers, and architects, and agencies at the county, state, and federal level. Ke Kai Planning can assist you with understanding Hawaii’s environmental laws, Federal laws, respective county issues and concerns. Call (808) 282-2141 to learn how we can help move your project forward.

Working in county, state, federal and private agency  capacities, owner-operator, Dawn Hegger-Nordblom, brings more than 15 years of experience as a senior Hawaii urban planner, government liaison, and community outreach officer.

Ms. Hegger-Nordblom became first interested in working in the urban planning field and natural resource field when tagging turtles on the big island during high school. This interest continued while attending the University of California, Irvine’s School of Social Ecology and conducting field work at Camp Pendleton. Based on a desire to parallel urban planning and regional planning and natural resource development Ms. Hegger-Nordblom attended the Masters Degree Program in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Ke Kai Planning and Consulting Services

PLANNING AND PERMITTING
  • Land Use Planning
  • Physical Planning
  • Community Planning
  • Environmental Permits
  • Regulatory Reviews
  • Review of Environmental Documents
  • Environmental Assessment Documents
  • Environmental Impact Statements Documents
  • Infrastructure and Development Planning
  • Master Plans
  • Community Plans
  • Site Plans
  • Site Inspections
  • Federal Planning
  • NEPA & DOPAA Documents
  • Cultural Resource Plans/Studies
  • Natural Resource Plans/Studies
  • Community Development Plans
  • Affordable Housing
  • Mixed Use Space
  • Conservation District Use Application Permits, Time-Extensions, Site Plans
  • Coastal Planning
  • Special Management Area Permits
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GOVERMENT-SPECIFIC EXPERTISE
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Coordinator
  • Hawaii Community Development Authority
  • Community Outreach Officer & Hawaii State Legislature Testimony Preparation 
  • Support Public and Private Sector
  • Community Development in Community Development Districts
  • Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, Environmental Documents/Programmatic Agreement Section 106
  • Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands, Senior Planner
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
  • Endangered Species Act (ESA)
  • Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • Clean Air Act (CAA)
  • Noise Act Federal
  • Federal Categorical Exclusions, 40 CFR 1508.4
  • Conservation District Rules, Chapter 13-5, HAR
  • Shoreline Certifications, Chapter 13-222, HAR
  • Coastal Zone Management Rules Chapter 205A, HRS
  • Environmental Impact Statements, Chapter 343, HRS
  • Ocean and Submerged Lands Leasing, Chapter 190D, HRS
  • Rules of Practice and Procedure, Chapter 13-1, HAR
PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS
  • Limahuli Garden & Preserve Project
  • Hawaii Kai Dredging Project
  • Mauna Kea Astronomy Project
  • Single Family Residence & Kuleana Land Use Projects
  • CRM Erosion Control Wall and Slope Stabilization Project
  • Beach Restoration and Nourishment Projects
  • Boundary Determination
  • Subdivision Consolidation of Property Projects
  • Koa Timber Commercial Forestry Project
  • Kapalua Coastal Trail Project
  • Kealia-Kapaa Bike and Pedestrian Pathway Project
  • AOUO of Hale Kai Condominiums Seawall/ Revetment Project
  • Ao`ao O Na Loko I`a O Maui Fishpond Project
  • Kona Blue Water Farms Aquaculture Project
  • Enforcement Cases
  • SMA Exemption, Demolition of Buildings 301 and 304 Project
  • Federal Categorical Exclusions
  • Environmental Condition of Property Studies
  • HART NHPA/Programmatic Agreement, Section 106
  • Integrated Natural Resource & Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plans
  • Papohaku Dunes Cultural and Natural Resource Preservation Plan
  • DoD Revised Exemption List
  • Environmental Condition of Property for Hawaii Army National Guard
PUBLIC OUTREACH
  • Public Consultation & Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Informational Material
    Dissemination
  • Neighborhood Boards Outreach
  • US Fish and Wildlife Outreach
  • US Army Outreach
  • National Guard Bureau Outreach
  • NOAA Outreach
  • Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs Outreach Oahu, Maui, Hawaii Island
  • Burial Councils Outreach
  • Office of Hawaiian Affairs Outreach
  • Department of Hawaiian Homelands Outreach
  • Native Hawaiian Organizations Outreach
  • Save Kakaako Community Outreach
  • Heeia Community Outreach
  • Maui County Outreach
  • Hawaii County Outreach
  • Kauai County Outreach
  • City and County of Honolulu Outreach
  • Marine and Coastal Zone
  • Advocacy Council (MACZAC)
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Call Ke Kai Planning
(808)  282-2141