The resolution also directs the university to move forward to build a global model of harmonious and inspirational stewardship that integrates traditional indigenous knowledge and modern science.
The public is invited to comment on a Draft Environmental Assessment for Infrastructure Improvements at Maunakea Visitor Information Station.
Students are analyzing past and present cosmologies, discussing relationships between astrophysical and non-astrophysical perspectives, and placing them into historical, cultural, and personal context.
Since its inception 16 years ago, the Office of Maunakea Management has a combined 13 field seasons of baseline survey work, 33 field seasons of monitoring, plus years invested in resource studies, program development and implementation.
ʻO kēia ka lua o ka ʻaha aʻo kūloko e mālama ʻia nei. ʻO ka mua, ua mālama ʻia i kēlā makahiki kula aku nei, i ka wā nō i hahana loa ai ke kūpale ʻana iā Maunakea.
Increased school participation, additional telescope involvement, and new partners create more opportunities for aspiring astronomers to explore the stars and beyond.
With its increased sensitivity, the TMT will see closer objects in greater detail, and see new, farther away objects that have never been observed before.
The purpose of the administrative rules is to provide for the proper use, management and protection of cultural, natural and scientific resources of the UH management areas.
The 2009 Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan and its four sub plans—management of cultural and natural resources, decommissioning of telescopes, and public access—are guides on moving forward.
Here is an update, as of May 2016, on the steps the University of Hawaiʻi has taken to meet its obligations set by the governor’s plan.