Perry J. White

Perry J. White

Mr. Perry J. White is the Principal Planner of Planning Solutions, Inc.  With over four decades of planning and environmental experience in Hawai‘i, Mr. White has been project manager and/or author of well over 150 studies and reports.  In addition to his analytical and writing skills, his role as lead planner for many large and complex projects has given him experience coordinating the efforts of interdisciplinary study teams.  He has worked on energy, scientific research, airport planning, park planning, noise compatibility planning, resort, and recreation projects.  

He is affiliated with:

  • the American Planning Association

  • the American Association of Environmental Professionals

His professional expertise includes:

  • Environmental Impact Analysis

  • Site Selection and Feasibility Studies

  • Land Use Permit Applications

  • Energy Planning and Analysis

  • Economic Feasibility Analysis

  • City and Regional Planning

  • Park Planning

Mr. White’s educational credentials consist of:

  • Master of Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania

  • Teaching Certificate, Secondary Education, University of Hawai‘i

  • B.A. History/Economics, Stanford University

His work experience, starting from the most recent, includes:

  • President, Planning Solutions, Inc., Honolulu, Hawai‘i

  • Director of Planning, Belt Collins Hawai’i Ltd., Honolulu, Hawai‘i

  • Senior Environmental Planner, Belt Collins & Associates, Ltd., Honolulu, Hawai‘i

  • Planner, Belt Collins & Associates, Ltd., Honolulu, Hawai‘i

  • Chief Planner, H. Mogi - Planning and Research, Inc., Honolulu, Hawai‘i

  • Assistant Planner, Center for Ecological Research in Planning and Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Research Associate and Teacher, University of Hawai‘i, ‘Iolani School, and Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, Hawai‘i

Selected projects in which Mr. White has had a principal role include:

  • Environmental Impact Statement for the Hoakalei Master Plan Update Project, ‘Ewa Beach, O‘ahu 

  • Environmental Assessment for the Kahe Utility Scale Photovoltaic Project, Kahe Valley, O‘ahu 

  • Environmental Impact Statement for the Schofield Generating Station, Central Oʻahu

  • Environmental Analyses and Permit Applications for Olokele River Hydro, Kauaʻi

  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Permitting for HECO Barbers Point Pipeline, Oʻahu

  • KIUC HCP: Management of  Minimization/Mitigation Project Implementation, Kaua‘i

  • Site Selection Study For LPG Storage Facility, Island of Hawai‘i

  • Facility Lighting Study and Analysis, Hawai‘i Electric Light Company

  • Environmental Assessment for Keawakapu Reef Project, Keawakapu, Maui

  • Facility Lighting Study and Analysis, Hawaiian Electric Company, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i

  • Master Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Kīholo State Park Reserve, Kona, Hawai‘i

  • Environmental Assessment/Environmental Report for Anahola Solar Project, Anahola, Kaua‘i

  • Streetlight Minimization Opportunities Analysis: Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i

  • Environmental Report for Upper Waiahi Powerhouse Expansion Project, Waiahi Stream, Kaua‘i

  • Permitting Requirements for LNG terminal facilities on O‘ahu, Hawai‘i.

  • Identification and Assessment of Solid Biofuel Delivery Options, Waiau, Hawai‘i

  • Kaua‘i Seabird Habitat Conservation Plan (KSHCP) Application for County of Kaua‘i, Kaua‘i

  • Permitting Analysis for Puna Biomass Conversion Project, Puna, Hawai‘i

  • Environmental Assessment, SMA Permit Application and Conditional Use Permit for Kahe Generating Station 2011 Projects, Kapolei, O‘ahu

  • Kaua‘i Seabird Habitat Conservation Plan (KSHCP) Application for KIUC, Kaua‘i

  • Habitat Conservation Plan Environmental Assessment (NEPA) for Kaua‘i Lagoons, Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i

  • Environmental Impact Statement (NEPA) for Gray’s Beach Restoration, Waikīkī, O‘ahu

  • Conservation District Use Application for the Thirty-Meter Telescope, Mauna Kea, Hawai‘i

  • Environmental & Permitting assistance for OTEC development in Hawai‘i, Lockheed Martin Corp 

  • Preliminary Permit & Environmental Assessment for Oceanlinx Wave Energy Project, Maui, Hawai‘i

  • Environmental Impact Statement/CDUP Application: Kaheawa Wind Farm Expansion,  Maui, Hawai‘i

  • Environmental Assessment: Honua Biomass Gasification and Electrical Power Facility, ‘Ewa, O‘ahu

  • Permitting analysis for facility to convert fats, oil and grease into SNG & bio-diesel fuel, O‘ahu  

  • Environmental Impact Statement, CIP Generating Station, ‘Ewa, O‘ahu

  • Environmental Impact Statement, Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon Restoration, Waikīkī, O‘ahu

  • Environmental Assessment for 2007 Additions to Kahe Generating Station, Kahe, O‘ahu

  • Environmental Assessment, SMA Permit Application, & Conditional Use Permit Modification for Various Facilities at Waiau Generating Station, O‘ahu

  • Technical Assistance to E² Inc.: Waianae Coast Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Project 

  • Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative Habitat Conservation Plan, Kaua‘i

  • Zoning & State Land Use District Boundary Amendments, Maunaloa Village, Moloka‘i

  • Feasibility Study for Kahe Wind Energy Project, Kahe, O‘ahu

  • Environmental Impact Statement for the Waiau Fuel Line Project, O‘ahu

  • Kawaihae Propane Storage Facility Project Permitting Analysis, Kawaihae, Hawai‘i

  • NPDES Construction Stormwater Permit for the Waiau Fuel Pipeline Project, O‘ahu

  • Critical Habitat Consultation, North Fork of the Wailua River, Kaua‘i

  • Stream Channel Alteration Permit, Department of the Army Permit, and 401 Water Quality Certification Applications for the Waiau Fuel Pipeline Project, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i

  • Environmental Assessment for the Honomū Well, Hilo, Hawai‘i 

  • Critical Habitat Planning, Kauai Electric Transmission System, Kaua‘i

  • Power Line Alignment Study, Kekaha to Pu‘u Ka Pele Substation, Kekaha, Kaua‘i 

  • Environmental Assessment (NEPA) and Permitting Documentation for the Pacific International Center for High Technology CO2 Ocean Sequestration Experiment, Hawai‘i and Gulf of Mexico

  • Environmental Planning for Kahe Power Plant Discharge Structure Repair, Kahe Point, O‘ahu

  • Environmental Assessment for the Wai‘āha Production Well, North Kona, Hawai‘i. 

  • Site Selection, Environmental Impact Statement, and Land Use Permits for Līhu‘e Energy Service Center, Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i

  • Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Mānana Development Spine Road, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i

  • Environmental Reports for Proposed Power Generation Facilities: Koloa & Port Allen, Kaua‘i 

  • Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Pearl City Bus Facility, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i 

  • Master Plan and Environmental Assessment for Kahua o Waikalua Neighborhood Park, Kaneohe, Hawai‘i 

  • Special Management Area Permit, Kahului Airport Improvements, Kahului, Maui

  • Environmental Assessment for the Saddle Road Well, Hilo, Hawai‘i

  • Waiulua Bay Beach Improvement Study, Phase 1: Preliminary Conceptual Design

  • Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) Gateway Facility Planning and Construction Documents, NCTAMS EASTPAC, O‘ahu

  • Archaeological Preservation Plan, Ewa Marina Project, ‘Ewa, O‘ahu

  • Kalaeloa Airport Master Plan and Noise Compatibility Planning, Barbers Point, O‘ahu

  • East Maui Water Development Plan Supplemental EIS, Wailuku, Maui

  • Land Use Element, Hawaiian Electric Company Externalities Study

  • Environmental Assessment & Permitting for 1995 Unit Addition at Ma‘alaea Power Plant, Mā‘alaea, Maui

  • ‘Ewa Marina Project Department of the Army Permitting and 401 Water Quality Certification, O‘ahu

  • Waikoloa Beach Resort Shoreline Recreation Improvements Study, South Kohala, Hawai‘i

  • Kahului Airport FAR Part 150 Noise Compatibility Program, Maui

  • Environmental Assessment for Remote-Sensing Experiments, Maui Space Surveillance Site, Haleakala, Maui

  • Kahului Airport State Land Use District Amendment Petition, Maui

  • Environmental and Land Use Permits and Approvals Required by HELCO’s Waiau and Pu‘ueo Hydroelectric Plants, Hilo, Hawai‘i

  • AEOS Telescope EA and Permitting, Maui

  • Hilton Hawaiian Village Kalia Tower Project EIS & Permitting, Honolulu, O‘ahu

  • Feasibility Study for Petroleum Storage Facility, USAKA, Kwajalein

  • Hilo Commodities Irradiation Facility EIS, Island of Hawai‘i, O‘ahu

  • Ali’i Highway Alignment Study and EIS, Island of Hawai‘i

  • Kahului Airport Master Plan Update and Noise Compatibility Plan, Maui

  • Hilo International Airport Master Plan and Noise Compatibility Program, Hilo, Hawai‘i

  • Hawaiian Electric Company Power Generating Facility Siting Study, O‘ahu

  • MECO Central Maui Siting Study, Maui

  • Applied Energy Services 180 MW Generating Station EIS & Permitting, ‘Ewa, O‘ahu

  • Kahului-Ho‘okipa Shoreline Recreation Plan, Wailuku, Maui 

  • Hawaiian Cogeneration Association 205 MW Generation Station Permitting Strategy, Barbers Point, O‘ahu

  • Combined-Cycle Generating Station EIS & Permitting, Campbell Industrial Park, O‘ahu 

  • Kuilima Resort Environmental Impact Statement, Kahuku, O‘ahu 

  • Environmental Impact Statement for the HPOWER Waste-to-Energy Facility, ‘Ewa, O‘ahu

  • Waikoloa Beach Resort Environmental Impact Statement, South Kohala, O‘ahu

  • Mauna Lani Beach Resort Environmental Impact Statement, South Kohala, Hawai‘i