The Office of Maunakea Management, part of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, will coordinate the decommissioning process.
After extensive temperature measurements and targeted geophysical surveys sponsored by the Office of Maunakea Management, the permafrost on Maunakea has been re-documented.
Ten astronomy students at UH Hilo went on a lab field trip to Maunakea where they practiced their astrophotography skills and captured spectacular photos of the night sky.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources approved the TMT permit today. UH stands firmly committed to collaboratively build a global model of harmonious and inspirational stewardship of Maunakea.
Moving from undergraduate studies to intern to student employment to bachelor degree and then to full-time work at the Office of Maunakea Management, the budding ecologist is on her way to graduate school.
UH Hilo has released a Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact determination for infrastructure improvements at Maunakea Visitor Information Station.
The Maunakea Comprehensive Management Plan guides the organization in the development and implementation of management initiatives to protect resources.
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.