Hawaii Congress of Planning Officials (HCPO):

The purpose of the Hawaii Congress of Planning Officials is to provide an annual forum to address the various planning issues facing the community; to promote intergovernmental/interagency cooperation in identifying informal and formal alternatives which may be pursued to resolve such issues and to encourage the exchange of new idea and solutions to planning problems.

The members of the organization consist of the County planning directors, commissioners and members of the various County planning commissions and zoning board of appeals, the director of the Office of Planning, the executive officer and members of the State Land Use Commission, the executive director and members of the Hawaii Community Development Authority, the members of the Hawaiian Homes Commissions, the administrator and members of the board of trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and the President of the American Planning Association - Hawaii Chapter.  Other governmental or public agencies making contributions to planning may be invited to join the organization by resolution.