Scott Ezer, Vice-President, joined Helber Hastert & Fee in 1989 and became a principal in 2001. While at HHF, Mr. Ezer has focused on community planning, policy planning, site analysis, environmental impact assessment, and land use entitlements at all levels of government in the State of Hawaii. His work experience has included major projects on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Island as well as Guam and Midway Atoll for a variety of private- and public-sector clients. Mr. Ezer has recently served as the Principal-in-Charge for a Community Master Plan for Kahaluu on Oahu; for a study of the opportunity to implement an impact fee ordinance for the County of Hawaii; and for a project to amend the Kauai County Zoning Ordinance to incorporate regulations for transient vacation rentals and bed and breakfast operations.
Scott Ezer was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and moved to Honolulu in 1961, where he attended Punahou School. He received his undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. While working with the Department of Land Utilization with the City and County of Honolulu, prior to his affiliation with HHF, Mr. Ezer gained a wide variety of administrative zoning experience and was a co-author of the Land Use Ordinance (LUO), the zoning ordinance for the City and County of Honolulu. He was also project manager for the revision of several of Honolulu's urban design regulations, including those for Punchbowl, Diamond Head, the Hawaii Capital District, and Chinatown.