Maunakea Management

On January 24, 2019 the Senate Committees on Water and Land; Higher Education; and Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs will hold an informational briefing on the Thirty Meter Telescope.  The following table contains documents that DLNR was requested to provide to the committees. 

Table: Documents for January 2019 Senate Informational Briefing on TMT

Document RequestedNotes
Thirty Meter Telescope Management PlanThe Management Plan was submitted along with Conservation District Use Application (CDUA) HA-3568 in October 2010.
TMT Archaeological Monitoring PlanThe final report was approved by the State Historic Division  (SHPD) May 2013.
TMT Historic Preservation Mitigation PlanThe plan was approved by SHPD in September 2012.
TMT Invasive Species Prevention and Control ProgramThe outlines of the program were discussed in section 1.6 of TMT's Construction Plan. It will be further refined by TMT and will be included with the best management document that will be submitted with the forthcoming construction plans.
TMT Arthropod Access Way Monitoring PlanThe attached plan was submitted along with CDUA HA-3568.
TMT Cultural Resources Management Plan (applicable provisions)The attached document are the provisions discussed in CDUA HA-3568; they are based on Section 7.1.1 (Native Hawaiian Cultural Resources) of the Comprehensive Management Plan
Public Access Plan. (applicable provisions)There is no specific access plan for TMT; the attached document contains the discussion of the impacts on public access from CDUA HA-3568 . The provisions of the 2010 Public Access Plan for UH Managed Lands on Maunakea will be in effect.
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) PermitThe current permit will expire in June 2018; the permittee is in the process of applying for a renewal

On January 26 , 2018 OCCL presented to the Board of Land and Natural Resources a Briefing on Maunakea Management at its regularly scheduled meeting, a “non-action” item covering:

  1. The 2017 Annual Report on the Status of the Implementation of the Maunakea Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP);
  2. Update on decommissioning plans for Maunakea observatories;
  3. Update on the status of proposed revisions to the Maunakea CMP;
  4. Update on the status of proposed administrative rules for Maunakea;
  5. Update on the status of the EIS for new land authorizations on Maunakea; and
  6. Review of the July 2017 report from the State Office of the Auditor 

This tables below contain documents referred to in the report.

Written comments received on the briefing can be found here.

Table 1: Management Plans and Annual Reports

DocumentDateTitle
CMP 2017 ReportAugust 2017Comprehensive Management Plan 2017 Annual Report
CMP 2016 ReportSeptember 2016Comprehensive Management Plan 2016 Annual Report
CMP 2015 ReportJune 2015Comprehensive Management Plan 2015 Annual Report
CMP 2014 ReportApril 2014Comprehensive Management Plan 2014 Annual Report
CMP 2013 ReportApril 2013Comprehensive Management Plan 2013 Annual Report
CMP 2012 ReportApril 2012Comprehensive Management Plan 2012 Annual Report
CMP 2011 ReportApril 2011Comprehensive Management Plan 2011 Annual Report
CMP 2010 ReportApril 2010Comprehensive Management Plan 2010 Annual Report
Decommissioning PlanJanuary 2010Decommissioning Plan for the Mauna Kea Observatories
Public Access Plan January 2010Public Access Plan for the UH Management Areas on Mauna Kea
Cultural Resources PlanOctober 2009A Cultural Resources Management Plan for the University of Hawaii Management Areas on Mauna Kea
Natural Resources PlanSeptember 2009Natural Resources Management Plan for the UH Management Areas on Mauna Kea
CMP Report to BLNRApril 2009Board of Land and Natural Resources approval of Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan;
CMP MaunakeaJanuary 2009Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan

 

Table 2: Reports from the State Office of the Auditor

DocumentDateTitle
Report No. 17-06July 2017Follow-Up on Recommendations from Report No. 14-07, Follow-Up Audit of the Management of Mauna Kea and the Mauna Kea Science Reserve
Report No. 14-07August 2014Follow-Up Audit of the Management of Mauna Kea and the Mauna Kea Science Reserve
Report No. 05-13December 2005Follow-Up Audit of the Management of the Mauna Kea Science Reserve
Report No. 98-6 February 1998 Audit of the Management of Mauna Kea and the Mauna Kea Science Reserve

 

Table 3: Conservation District Use Permits and Applications

DocumentDateTitle
CDUP 3812June 2018Infrastructure improvements at the Maunakea Visitor Center
Corr HA-18-119December 2017Pre-assessment consultation and scoping on draft EIS for decomissioning of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory on Maunakea
CDUP 3568September 2017Thirty Meter Telescope (Decision and Order)
HA-16-118 addendumMarch 2016Addendum to Notice of Intent to Decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory
Corr HA-16-118February 2016Notice of Intent to Decommission the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Hoku Kea Telescope
Corr HA-16-118February 2016Notice of Intent to Decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory
CDUP 2728November 1994Smithsonian Submillimeter Array
CDUP 2691April 1994Gemini North
CDUP 2509August 1992Keck II
CDUP 2462October 1991Subaru Telescope
CDUP 2174January 1989Very Long Baseline Array
CDUP 1819February 1986Hale Pohaku subdivision and construction workers camp
CDUP 1646September 1984Keck I
CDUP 1515February 1983James Clark Maxwell Telescope
CDUP 1492December 1982Cal Tech Submillimeter Observatory
CDUP 1430April 1982Hale Pohaku Midlevel Facilities and Visitor Center
CDUP 0954September 1977Air Force Telescope, Planetary Patrol Telescope, 2.2 Meter Telescope (after-the-fact)
CDUP 0895May 1977Hale Pohaku dormitories
CDUP 0781May 1976UKIRT dormitory at Hale Pohaku
CDUP 0653September 1975United Kingdom Infrared Telescope; NASA InfraRed Telescope Facility
CDUP 0537June 1974Mauna Kea Access Road
CDUP 0527May 1974Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope