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Mooers named chairman of HPA board of trustees


Gregory Mooers has been named chairman of the board of trustees at Hawaii Preparatory Academy. Mooers will serve a two-year term, effective July 1, 2012. Outgoing chair Laurie Ainslie will remain on the board.

Gregory Mooers

Mooers, a Waimea resident, joined the board in September 2003. He has extensive experience in West Hawaii real estate development in the public and private sector.

He is president of Mooers Enterprises, a subsidiary of The Mooers Corporation, which specializes in analyzing and implementing land use alternatives.

He previously was vice president of project development for a Big Island development company, where he obtained all permits for development of more than 5,000 acres in West Hawaii.

Prior to that he was Deputy Managing Director for the County of Hawaii.

Mooers’ 40-year relationship with HPA includes 13 years at the school as teacher, coach, dean, and athletic director. He currently is a member of the Hawaii Leeward Planning Conference Board of Directors and the American Planning Association, Hawaii Chapter. He also sits on the Mauna Kea Management Board, which is appointed by the University of Hawaii-Hilo Chancellor and confirmed by the Board of Regents.

Other members of the HPA board are Laurie Ainslie, Dr. Michael Chun, Putman D. Clark ’65, Michael K. Fujimoto ’70, Allison Holt Gendreau, Will J. Hancock, Nona F. Hasegawa ’78, Charles G. King ’64, Duncan MacNaughton ’62, Jake J. Mizuno ’86, David W. Pratt, William D. Pratt ’86, Robert L. Reed, Michael S. Spalding ’66, Hannah Kihalani Springer, Donna Tanoue, Dr. Peter Vitousek ’67, Roy A. Vitousek III ’68, and Harry M. von Holt.

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