Those with a serious interest in Oahu’s transportation problems should consider this event sponsored by the NATIONAL DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION next week Wednesday, May 19, 8:30 AM at the Pearl Country Club. Lunch is at noon and adjourn at 1:30 PM. It is all part of the NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION WEEK Forum.


Keynote Address: MOBILITY FIRST! DR. DAVID CALLIES is Hawaii’s preeminent expert on Land Use & Development laws. This is a rare opportunity to find out his take on the forum’s morning panel topic.

Dr. Callies has a fascinating background in legal practice, teaching and writing. He has authored seventeen books including Bargaining for Development: A Handbook on Development Agreements, Annexation Agreements, Land Development Conditions and Vested Rights, 2003, Preserving Paradise: Why Regulation Won’t Work, 1994, Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawaii, 1984. Callies is updating his book on Hawaii land use law.

DR. SAMUEL STALEY brings an international perspective on land use, urban growth and transportation policy. He is the author of Mobility First: A New Vision for Transportation in a Globally Competitive 21st Century (2009) and has spent the past three years on transportation policy projects in China.

The other two distinguished morning panelists are: KIONI DUDLEY, Ph.D. who will discuss the Ho�opili situation and Professor PANOS D. PREVEDOUROS, PhD., to discuss transportation & disaster resilience for Oahu.

DR. STALEY will be the luncheon keynote speaker on MOBILITY.

$30 FEE if you register before 5 pm Monday 5/17 Send reservation to: Yvonne Frazier at