"The reemergence of an inner city: the pivot of Chinese settlement in the East Bay Region of the San Francisco Bay area." (Vance)
b. 24 September 1946, Honolulu, Hawaii. m. Kathy Chow; ch. Christopher and Jennifer
A.B. University of California, Berkeley (Economics) 1968; M.A. Univ. of California, Berkeley (Geography) 1970.
City and County of Honolulu, Department of General Planning, Director and Chief Planning Officer (since 1981)
University of Hawaii, Manoa, 1975-1981, Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Urban and Regional Planning; Laney College, Oakland, 1971-1975.
Books and Monographs:
The Reemergence of an Inner City: The Pivot of Chinese Settlement in the East Bay Region of the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco: R&L Research Associates, 158 pp., 1977.
"Reviving the inner city: the lessons of Oakland's Chinatown." Public Affairs Report, Bulletin of the Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 16(4), 7 pp., 1975. Illustrated version reprinted in HUD Challenges (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development), pp. 23-27, April 1978.
Natural Hazard Management in Coastal Areas. (with Gilbert F. White, et al.) Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Coastal Zone Management, Nov. 1976. [Various pages on tsunamis and hazard management in Hawaii]
"Inner city dynamics: the case of Oakland's Chinatown." The China Geographer, No. 4 (Spring), pp. 1-17, 1976. Reprinted by the Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley, (Reprint No. 61), 1977.
"Tourism and regional planning: the legend of Hawaii." Proceedings, Fifth Pacific Regional Science Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia Bellingham: Western Washington University, pp. 349-368, 1978.
"The resurgence of nonmetropolitan Hawaii." Amerasia, 7(2):75-89, 1980.
"Integrating tourism and rural development." Annals, Tourism Research, 7(4):584-607, 1980.
"The context of redevelopment in Oakland." Urban Geography, 2(1):41-63, January-March, 1981.
"Regional development the Pacific way." In A.L. Mabogunje and R.P. Misra (eds.), Regional Development Alternatives: International Perspectives. Singapore: Maruzen Asia, pp. 301-310, 1981.
"State growth management in a federal system." (with R.J. Fuchs) In George W. Hoffman (ed.), Federalism and Regional Development. Austin: University of Texas Press, pp. 683-700, l98l.
"Planning for micropolitan growth in California." Town Planning Review, 52(2):184-204, April, 1981.
"Urbanization: six propositions." In Joseph R. Morgan (ed.), Hawaii: A Geography. Boulder: Westview Press, pp. 167-185, 1983.