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Mauna Kea on December 25, 2016. NASA Earth Observatory images by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

UH statement on OHA Mauna Kea lawsuit

MEDIA RELEASE Mauna Kea on December 25, 2016. NASA Earth Observatory images by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. The University of Hawaiʻi is pleased that the court dismissed one of two claims brought by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs against the State of Hawaiʻi, Board of Land and Natural Resources, […]

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Mauna Kea summit snow as seen over Hilo Bayfront. Saturday morning (Dec 11). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Mauna Kea skiing/boarding incident investigation finds no damage, reaffirms need for management rules

There was no legal recourse to penalize the individuals because no laws were broken. UH is in the process of developing administrative rules, an essential resource management tool that would address these types of situations. UH is currently seeking public comment on the latest draft.

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Observatories on Mauna Kea. Photography by Baron Sekiya for Hawaii 24/7.

Mayor Kim on panel discussion on the future management of Mauna Kea

Mayor Harry Kim has been invited by the William S. Richardson School of Law to participate in a panel discussion regarding the Future of Management on Mauna Kea on Friday, March 8, 2019, at 6:15 p.m.The panel, moderated by KITV 4 news anchor Moanikeala Nabarro, will also feature:

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The Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station early Saturday morning. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station stargazing to be suspended during construction work

The Maunakea Visitor Information Station (VIS) will adjust its closing time from 10 p.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Friday, December 7, for an infrastructure project that will improve visitor safety and better protect natural, historic and cultural resources. Preparations will begin in December with construction slated to start in January 2019. The project is expected […]

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Hunters and researchers collaborate on game bird survey on the slopes of Mauna Kea

Two weeks before the hunting season for game birds opens in Hawai‘i, hunters, researchers, and staff from the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) traipsed across the rugged terrain on Maunakea’s north slopes to gain a better understanding of game bird density, variety and populations.

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A herd of wild sheep grazes at sunset on the old pahoehoe lava flats alongside the Saddle Road at Puu Huluhulu near Mauna Kea access road. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

DLNR to conduct ungulate control operations on Mauna Kea, permits to receive carcasses available

Later this month, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities specifically for trapping mouflon/feral sheep hybrids, feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids within in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve (Unit A), Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve (Unit K), Palila Mitigation Lands, and the Kaohe […]

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Maulama Maunakea campaign seek volunteers to eradicate invasive species from the mountain Saturday (June 30)

The Office of Maunakea Management’s (OMKM) is seeking community volunteers to participate in its Malama Maunakea campaign to protect the mountain’s fragile resources on Saturday, June 30. The Saturday volunteer efforts will concentrate on eradicating the invasive fireweed (Senecio madagascariensis) and other invasive plant species from the area surrounding Halepohaku and the Visitor Information Station […]

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Winter weather and other advisories for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Hawaii Island summits above 13,000 feet through Wednesday morning (March 14).

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Winter Storm Warning for Hawaii Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Hawaii Island summits above 12,000 feet until 6 p.m. Friday (Feb 23).

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Chun appointed as senior advisor to UH on Mauna Kea

Greg Chun has been appointed as senior advisor to University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Marcia Sakai in overseeing the fulfillment of the responsibilities of the entire UH System on Maunakea. Chun is a UH Mānoa faculty member whose work focuses on the intersection of land use, community engagement and culture. […]

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Mauna Kea winter snow time-lapse videos

Snowfall on the summit of Mauna Kea. Time-lapse images via the Gemini Telescope and UK Infrared Telescope cameras. February 1-7, 2018.

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Wish you were here? A White Christmas in Hawaii

Snowfall on the summit of Mauna Kea. Time-lapse video December 19-25, 2017 via the Gemini Telescope and UK Infrared Telescope cameras.

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California Institute of Technology Submillimeter Telescope. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Caltech Submillimeter Observatory being decommissioned

Caltech is proceeding to decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) on Hawaii Island’s Maunakea. CSO began operations in 1987 and ceased scientific observations in September 2015.

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AstroDay in Kona Saturday (Nov 4)

AstroDay, an annual science and astronomy education event sponsored by the Maunakea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC), is coming to Kona Commons on Saturday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-oriented, science celebration has been a tradition in Hilo for the past 16 years and will be in Kona for the first […]

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