In addition to ensuring people’s right to free expression and assembly, we also have a collective responsibility to our community and constituents to maintain daily operations, even if some of us may be experiencing conflict with decisions surrounding Maunakea.
This second round of public hearings is the latest step in the development of the administrative rules.
Astronomers collaborated with Larry Kimura, renowned UH Hilo Hawaiian language professor and cultural practitioner, for the Hawaiian naming of the black hole.
Maunakea Visitor Information Station is ready for work to begin on parking lot improvements and Upper Longhouse replacement; visitor hours to change during construction.
The Mauna Kea Science Reserve Master Plan, approved by the UH Board of Regents in June 2000, established the Maunakea Management Board, which is comprised of seven voting members representing the Hawaiʻi Island community.
Coleman was a strong advocate for increasing Hawaiian participation in the sciences and worked tirelessly to bridge the astronomy and Hawaiian communities.
UH President David Lassner: UH must move beyond its strengths in astronomy and continue to improve protection of Maunakea’s environment and cultural resources.