Donald H. Chung received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Hawaii in 1957, and has over 40 years of professional experience in a wide range of planning and design projects in Hawaii and throughout the Pacific Basin. Mr. Chung is a registered Professional Engineer in Hawaii, Washington and Oregon, as well as a registered Landscape Architect in Hawaii. His special areas of competence are site engineering, master planning and landscape architecture, with experience in tourism, resort, land use, recreation, ports and harbors, housing, air bases, and commercial development planning and design.
Mr. Chung has many years of international experience and has prepared infrastructure studies for tourism plans for the governments of Singapore, Fiji, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Taiwan. He has also performed site development planning and design for resorts and residential-recreational projects in Singapore, Hong Kong, Macao, Sri Lanka, and Hawaii. His commercial design and infrastructure experience includes studies for sites in Liberia, Saudi Arabia, Guam, Micronesia and American Samoa.
Mr. Chung has extensive experience in managing and coordinating multi-disciplinary projects requiring the use of local and specialized consultants, and is capable of producing a variety of studies and designs. Through the years, he has worked with specialists in resort, tourism, recreation, engineering, environmental, economic, cultural and legal fields.
Mr. Chung worked as a manager and senior project engineer for Belt, Collins & Associates, Group Architects Collaborative and Lyon Associates for 25 years before starting his own firm, DHC Hawaii Corporation, in 1982. He currently serves as a Vice President of Helber Hastert & Fee, Planners and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Society Landscape Architects.