David Curry is Vice-President of Helber Hastert & Fee. He joined the company in 1988 and became a principal in 1999. During his tenure, Mr. Curry has specialized in facility and land use master planning, community planning, waterfront planning, site analyses, and environmental impact assessment. His work preparing master plans for U.S. Navy installations in the Pacific region has taken him to the Philippines, Guam, Japan, and across the continental United States. Recently, Mr. Curry has served as the Principal-in-Charge for the Kawai Nui Marsh Pathway Plan and the Kawai Nui Gateway Park Plan. These projects involved extensive community outreach to various local organizations and individuals with Kailua ties to provide Mr. Curry with a thorough understanding of key community issues.
David Curry was born in Los Angeles and lived in Ohio and Texas before moving to Hawaii in the early 1970s. He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree. Prior to his employment at HHF, Mr. Curry worked at Community Resources, Inc., a firm specializing in socioeconomic impact assessments, where he analyzed numerous Hawaii resort development projects and was instrumental in the preparation of the State of Hawaii’s site selection study for the Hawaii Convention Center.
Mr. Curry is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and the Hawaii Chapter of the American Planning Association. He is also active as a member of the Kailua Urban Design Task Force, a design advisory organization in his hometown of Kailua, Hawaii.