Contact the Center for Maunakea Stewardship

Location

CMS Administration, CMP Implementation and Resource Management (formerly Office of Maunakea Management) are located at Kūkahauʻula Building, University Research Park, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo campus. No parking permits are required.

CMS Administration
640 N. Aʻohōkū Place, Room 203
Hilo, Hawaiʻi 96720
Main Phone: (808) 933-0734
Fax: (808) 933-3208
Email: omkm@hawaii.edu

Maunakea Observatories Support Services (MKSS):
177 Makaʻala Street
Hilo, Hawai’i 96720
Main Phone: (808) 974-4205

Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station (VIS)
Mauna Kea Access Road
Hawaiʻi Island
19°45'33"N Latitude
155°27′22″W Longitude
Main Phone: (808) 934-4550

Staff

CMS Executive Director - Greg Chun, Ph.D.
- Director of Stewardship Programs - TBD

  • Stewardship Programs
    • Senior Advisor and Cultural Officer - Wallace Ishibashi
    • Natural Resources Specialist - Jessica Kirkpatrick
    • Chief Ranger - Paul "Scotty" Paiva
    • Fiscal Specialist - Karie Klein
  • Permitting and Compliance
    • Institutional Policy Analyst - Joy Yoshina
    • Data and Records Management Associate - Xiaoyu Zhang
  • Maunakea Observatories Support Services (808) 974-4205
    • General Manager - Stewart Hunter
    • Administrative Manager - Gwen Biggert
      • Fiscal Specialist - Karie Klein
      • Fiscal Accounting Assistant - Yumi Nagayoshi
      • Fiscal Administrative Clerk - Janet Stoos
      • HR and Fiscal Associate - Courtney Brock
    • Utilities Dept Manager - Alika Toledo
      • Road Maintenance Worker - Tracy Miyashiro
      • Facilities Maintenance Technician - Douglas Astrande
      • Maintenance Worker/Hvy Truck Driver - Aaron Zimmer
      • Heavy Equipment Mechanic (vacant)
    • Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station (808) 934-4550
      • VIS Leads - Michael Whitley, Russell Pagala
      • VIS Interpretive Guides - Adrienne Todd-Walden, Denise Koon, Stephen Bond
      • VIS Support Assistant - Mikhail Vincent
      • Visitor Interp Guide/Sales Associate - Patricia Heidenfeldt
      • First Light Bookstore Operations Associate - Abbie Reedy
    • Food and Lodging Manager - Robin Hayes
      • Hālepohaku Cooks - Wade Yoshizumi, Steven Garcia
      • Cooks’ Assistants/Housekeepers - Dyson Astrande, Jerret Okada, Richard Soswe, Jr.
    • Maunakea Weather Center
      • Research Meteorologist - Tiziana Cherubini
      • Weather Forecaster - Ryan Lyman