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Mauna Kea Management Board

Tuesday, 09/07/2021
Start Time:
05:00 PM
Meeting online


    University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Maunakea Management Board,
    200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, Hi 96720
    Telephone No. (808) 933-0734;


    Notice of Meeting
    Board business not completed on this day will be taken up on another day and time announced at the conclusion of the meeting.

    Regular Meeting

    Date:     Tuesday, September 7, 2021

    Time:     5:00 p.m.

    Place:    Virtual Meeting

    In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation, protecting the health and welfare of the community is of the upmost concern. As such, this will be a virtual meeting and written testimony and oral testimony will be accepted in lieu of in-person testimony. Meetings will be monitored remotely via Zoom Webinar. See the Maunakea Management Board
    website for information on accessing the livestream: Mahalo for your consideration. 


    I.                 Call Meeting to Order

    II.                Public Comment Period for Agenda Items*

    III.               Approval of the Minutes of the August 3, 2021 Meeting

    IV.               Kahu Kū Mauna Report

    V.                Executive Director’s Report

    VI.               Agenda Items**

     A.   Action Item: Review and Recommend Approval - UHH New Education Telescope
    a.   Schematic Design

    B.   Action Item: Review and Recommend Approval - Observatory Projects
    a.   Keck Guardrails
    b.   Gemini Solar Calibrator
    c.   Keck Solar Calibrator
    d.   IRTF Chlorine Monoxide Monitor Relocation 

    VII.          Executive Session to consult with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities pursuant to HRS §92-5(a)(4), regarding MKMB Membership and Community Engagement.

    VIII.          Announcements

    A. Next Meeting: October 5, 2021, at a location to be determined

    IX.             Adjournment


     If the need arises with respect to any item on the agenda, the Board may elect to convene in executive session pursuant to Sections 92-4 and 92-5 (a)(4), Hawaii Revised Statutes, to consult with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities.  

    *How To Provide Testimony

    Oral Public Testimony

    If you would like to provide oral public testimony during this meeting, please submit a request to and identify the agenda item you would like to provide oral public testimony by 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 7, 2021.  You will be notified by email receipt of your request and instructions on how to participate. 

    Written Public Testimony

    In addition to oral public testimony during the meeting, the MKMB welcomes public participation through the submission of written testimony by any of the following options:

    •         via email sent to

    •         via regular mail sent to Center for Maunakea Stewardship, 640 N. Aohoku Place, Hilo, HI  96720

    •         via facsimile (fax) to CMS at (808) 933-3208.

    •         the deadline for submitting written testimony is by 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 6, 2021

    •         All written testimony submitted are public documents. Therefore, any testimony that is submitted for use in the public meeting process is public information and will be posted on the CMS website:

    **Agenda Materials

    Materials submitted for the meeting can be found at

    For disability accommodations, contact the Board Office at 933-0734, or
                      Advance notice requested five (5) days in advance of the meeting. 

    MKMB Regular Meeting, September 7, 2021