Maunakea Authority – 10/12/23
MAUNAKEA STEWARDSHIP OVERSIGHT
19 E. Kawili Street,
Hilo, HI 96720
Telephone (808) 933-0734 Fax (808) 933-3208
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. PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS
IV. CHAIR REPORT
A. Meeting with National Science Foundation and Hawaiʻi’s Senate Delegation
B. Executive Director position posting.
I. Hiring process and procedure development
a. Appointment of Authority Screening Committee
V. GOVERNANCE – Public Testimony taken (written or oral) on any of these items
A. DISCUSSION: Co-management with University of Hawaiʻi
VI. ADMINISTRATION – Public Testimony taken (written or oral) on any of these items
VIII. OPERATIONAL UPDATE: Center for Maunakea Stewardship
A. INFORMATIONAL: Visitor Information Station (VIS) Storage Enclosure
B. INFORMATIONAL: Traffic Report
C. INFORMATIONAL: Nomination of Maunakea as a Traditional Cultural Property (TCP)
IX. EXECUTIVE SESSION
A. The Authority anticipates convening in Executive Session pursuant to Section 92-5(a)(4), HRS, to consult with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Authority’s power, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities on the following matters:
1. Proposed legislative amendments to Act 255 , Session Laws of Hawaiʻi 2022
2. The Authority’s exemption from Section 26-35, HRS
A. Next Meeting: October 12, 2023, 10:00 am
B. BLNR hearing regarding contested case involving TMT CDUP-November 7, 2023, 1:00 pm
To provide in person testimony:
Attend live at 19 E. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI
(Note: Testimony may be limited to 3-minutes)
To provide written testimony:
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) 969-9748 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 via Zoom:
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
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If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact MKSOA Board Secretary at [email protected], 808-932-8920, as soon as possible. We will try to obtain the auxiliary aid/service or accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.
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