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Mauna Kea Management Board

Tuesday, 01/03/2023
Start Time:
05:00 PM
Virtual and Live Meeting




    University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Maunakea Management Board, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo, Hi 96720 Telephone No. (808) 933-0734; Fax (808) 933-3208



    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, January 3, 2023


    Time:      5:00 p.m.


    Place:     Virtual and Live Meeting Institute for Astronomy Kukahauula Left Side Foyer
                                                640 N. Aohoku Place,
    Hilo, HI 96720


    Pursuant to the Sunshine Law, part I of chapter 92, HRS, as amended, Boards subject to the law may meet remotely using interactive
    conference technology but are required to have at least one in-person meeting site where the public can attend and participate. As such, this will be a virtual meeting using the Zoom Webinar platform, and written testimony and oral testimony (by both remote and in-person participation) will be accepted. Members of the public wishing to attend in person can do so at the Place indicated above (Institute for Astronomy, Kukahauula – Left Side Foyer, 640 N. Aohoku Place, Hilo HI 96720). See the Maunakea Management Board website for information on accessing the Zoom Webinar
    livestream: .

     Mahalo for your consideration.

     If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact the Center for Maunakea Stewardship at 808- 933-0734 or email as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow adequate time to fulfill your request.

    Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.





    I.      Call Meeting to Order


    II.     Public Comment Period for Agenda Items*

     All written testimony on agenda items received after posting of this agenda and up to 24 hours in advance of the meeting will be distributed to the board. Late testimony on agenda items will be distributed to the board within 24 hours of receipt. Testimony may be submitted via email at mkmb-testimony-, via U.S. mail at 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720, or via facsimile at (808) 933-3208.

    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 board’s website.

    Those wishing to provide oral testimony for the virtual meeting may register via email at mkmb-testimony- Given constraints with the online format of our meetings, individuals wishing to orally testify must register no later than 7:00 a.m. on the day of the meeting in order to be accommodated. It is highly recommended that written testimony be submitted in addition to registering to provide oral testimony. Oral testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes per testifier.

    III.   Approval of the Minutes of the October 4, 2022 Meeting

    IV.   Kahu Mauna Report

    V.     Executive Director’s Report

    VI.    Agenda Items*


    A.    Review & Approve: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA)
            -     Packaged Air Conditioning Unit (PACU) Replacement (Minimal Impact)

                B.    Information & Discussion: Relocation of Mauna Loa Observatory
                             Carbon Dioxide Monitor to the UH-88 Telescope (Minimal Impact)


    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 Membership and Community Engagement.


    VIII.      Announcements

    A.  Next Meeting: Public meeting on February 7, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

    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 HRS Sections 92-4 and 92-5 (a)(4), to consult with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities.



    *Agenda Materials

    Materials submitted for the meeting can be found




    MKMB Regular Meeting, January 3, 2023                                                                                                                                Page 1 of 1