The Hawaii State Association of Counties (HSAC) conference was held this year on Maui with the theme, “Why invest in our counties? Counties Move Hawaii Forward.” HSAC’s membership consists of the legislative bodies and mayors of each county. Topics included how counties will move Hawaii forward by stimulating investment in island communities. Dr. Chirico presented on sustainable land use planning and highlighted several sustainable development projects that Susty Pacific is helping to plan and implement. Below is a news article that summarizes the event.