MAUNAKEA STEWARDSHIP OVERSIGHT
19 E. Kawili Street,
Hilo, HI 96720
Telephone (808) 933-0734 Fax (808) 933-3208
MKSOA MEMBERSJOHN KOMEIJI Chairperson
Thursday, March 9, 2023
In person at 19 E. Kawili Street,
Online via ZOOM, livestreamed at
Board members, staff, and testifiers can choose to participate either in-person, via Zoom or by telephone. Note: The Board members will be participating via live or Zoom for this meeting. Members of the public are asked to wear a mask if attending in-person.
I. CALL TO ORDER AND WELCOME PROTOCOL
II. COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC COMMENTS
III. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 9, 2023
IV. CHAIR REPORT
A. Vote on recommendations of the Permitted Interaction Group created
November 22, 2022
i. Rules of Procedures and Organization.
ii. Approval to seek five additional headcount and delegating
authority to Chair to seek legislative approval.
iii. Retention of consultants in the following areas: (1) Community
Outreach; (2) Project Management; and (3) Outside Counsel.
Delegating authority to Chair and Board committee to work with
DLNR to issue RFPs and selecting appropriate consultant.
A. Status: Hiring Executive Assistant
A. Legislative Budget Update.
B. Report of the Permitted Action Group formed on February 9, 2023.
VIII. OPERATIONAL UPDATE
A. Report on proposed Legislation.
B. Update regarding UH 88 Observatory incident.
C. Center for Maunakea Stewardship Annual Report
D. Discussion regarding creating additional Permitted Interaction Groups.
IX. EXECUTIVE SESSION
X. To consult with the MKSOA’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the
Authority’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities pursuant to HRS
Section 92-(a)(4) regarding proposed Legislation, Governance, Administration and
XI. ELECTION OF OFFICERS
A. Next Meeting: April 13, 2023, 10:00 am
*Individuals wishing to provide written testimony on agenda items can submit copies of their testimony to the Chair at 19 E. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720, fax to (808) 933-3208 or email it to [email protected]. Written testimony that is received later than 24-hours prior to the meeting will be retained as part of the record and distributed to MKSOA members as soon as practicable, but we cannot ensure that MKSOA members will receive it with sufficient time for review prior to decision-making. To provide live oral/video testimony during the online meeting, email your request to [email protected], with the agenda item on which you would like to testify. Once your request has been received, you will receive an email with the Zoom link via which to testify. Requests may be made during the meeting and will be processed as soon as practicable. To provide oral testimony by telephone: Dial: +1 669 444 9171. At the prompts, enter: Meeting ID: 997 0926 0478 Passcode: KqE29P Note: To unmute, press *6
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