Time will be put toward discussing authority, purpose, DLNR rules, protection of Native Hawaiian rights, public activities, commercial activities, prohibited activities, safety concerns, permits, and administration and enforcement.
The Office of Maunakea Management reports to the chancellor at UH Hilo.
Jesse Eiben, professor of entomology at UH Hilo, gave his presentation at a community meeting on Maunakea and the Thirty Meter Telescope.
President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney: We commit to increased engagement and active listening with the community.
University leadership looks forward to working with all stakeholders to address Gov. Ige’s Maunakea plan.
Stephanie Nagata, director of the Office of Maunakea Management, gave her presentation at the first of four scheduled community meetings.
UH Hilo is working closely with UH System leadership to address Gov. Ige’s requests.
UH President David Lassner says UH “can and must do better” in its management of the mountain.
It is important that we base comments and judgments on facts.
The issues being discussed are very important to us all and I encourage each of you to listen, learn, and share your opinion in a respectful way.