OMKM Calendar Feed http://curlypinkydesigns.com/clients/omkm Office of Mauna Kea Management events calendar Office of Mauna Kea Management CGFeedMaker 1.0.17 on CMS Made Simple alane@curlypinky.com ( ) Maunakea Weather Center: More than Forecasting Passing Showers http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/99-Maunakea-Weather-Center-More-than-Forecasting-Passing-Showers Feb 22, 2018 19:00:00 -10 http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/99-Maunakea-Weather-Center-More-than-Forecasting-Passing-Showers Feb 22, 2018 7:00 PM - A Maunakea Speaker Series presentation by Ryan Lyman, Maunakea Weather Center The next scheduled program in the Maunakea Speaker Series will be held  Thursday February 22, 2018  at  UH Hilo Science & Technology Building (STB) Room # 108 . This exciting free lecture is open to the public and starts at 7 pm. Ryan Lyman will discuss the history and overview of the Maunakea Weather Center as well as the products and services provided.  In addition, he will share his knowledge on the construction of a custom weather forecast for the Maunakea Observatories, with particular emphasis on atmospheric turbulence and ‘Seeing.'  Ryan Lyman was born and raised in Hilo and has an undergraduate and Masters degree in Meteorology from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa.  He has been the Forecast Meteorologist for the Maunakea Weather Center for over 15 years. On-campus parking is open and available without charge after 4:00 pm. About the Maunakea Speaker Series  The Maunakea Speaker Series is a monthly scholar-focused presentation offered as a partnership among the Office of Maunakea Management, 'Imiloa Astronomy Center, and the University of Hawai'i at Hilo Department of Physics & Astronomy. This collaborative venture gives the community unprecedented access to fascinating research taking place on Maunakea and other topics unique to the Island of Hawai'i. A venue for scholars to share their stories and learn from discussion, the series promotes understanding and collaboration across all sectors of the community, while addressing the goals of the University of Hawai'i at Hilo. For more information visit  malamamaunakea.org  or call 808-933-0734.  Public Hearing: Conservation District Use Application (CDUA) HA-3812 http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/100-Public-Hearing-Conservation-District-Use-Application-CDUA-HA-3812 Feb 28, 2018 18:00:00 -10 http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/100-Public-Hearing-Conservation-District-Use-Application-CDUA-HA-3812 Feb 28, 2018 6:00 PM - Proposed Infrastructure Improvements at Maunakea Visitor Information Station (VIS) at Halepōhaku Pursuant to Chapter 183C, Hawai’i Revised Statutes, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public hearing to receive testimony on the following: Conservation District Use Application (CDUA) HA-3812 for the proposed Infrastructure Improvements at Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station (VIS) at the Hale Pōhaku Mid-level Facilities, Ka‘ohe, Hāmākua, Hawai‘i, TMK (3) 4-4- 015:012 The CDUA hearing will held on February 28, 2018 at 6:00pm in the YWCA; 145 Ululani St., Hilo, HI 96720.  Copies of the application are available for inspection at: The Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL), Kalanimoku Building Room 131, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, HI 96809 Kailua-Kona Public Library, 75-138 Hualalai Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, HI 96720 Thelma Parker Memorial Library, 67-1209 Mamalahoa Hwy, Waimea, HI 96743 OCCL website:  dlnr.hawaii.gov/occl/current-applications Any person may testify or present information on the application. Disabled individuals planning to attend the hearing are asked to contact the OCCL at the above address or phone Michael Cain at 808-587-0048 at least three days in advance of the public hearing to indicate if they have special needs which require accommodation. Maunakea User Orientation, at IfA Hilo auditorium. 9-10am http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/68-Maunakea-User-Orientation-at-IfA-Hilo-auditorium-9-10am Mar 6, 2018 09:00:00 -10 http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/68-Maunakea-User-Orientation-at-IfA-Hilo-auditorium-9-10am Mar 6, 2018 9:00 AM - One-hour mountain-user orientation for observatory, tour, VIS, Ranger, and other support staff. Attendance options: In Person: IFA Hilo auditorium room 101, 640 N. Aohoku Pl, Hilo.  (Kūkahau‘ula Building).  Map . Remote Connection: Webinar over the internet. Visit https://zoom.us/j/8089330734  to attend (connection is via Zoomʻs web application). If you do not have a microphone and speakers on your computer a phone number and access code will be available once you log in to the meeting using the link above. Participation is tracked and required of those operating under a permit (CDUP, Special Use, Commercial Operator, etc.). If attending remotely, let us know that you attended via a brief email to receive credit.  Contact us if you'd like to test your connection prior to the session or with questions about attendance records. To provide feedback on the orientation, please visit:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W7X7WPM You do  not  need to register in advance to attend. Contact  OMKM  for more information. PS: the orientation can also be completed entirely on-line, at any time,  here Maunakea - what makes it the best astronomical site in the world http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/101-Maunakea-what-makes-it-the-best-astronomical-site-in-the-world Mar 14, 2018 19:00:00 -10 http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/101-Maunakea-what-makes-it-the-best-astronomical-site-in-the-world Mar 14, 2018 7:00 PM - A Maunakea Speaker Series presentation by Mark Chun, University of Hawai'i's Institute for Astronomy The next scheduled program in the Maunakea Speaker Series will be held Wednesday 14 March, 2018  at 'Imiloa Astronomy Center. This exciting free lecture is open to the public and starts at 7 pm. What are the qualities of Maunakea that make it the best site in the world for ground-based astronomy?  The talk will include what site qualities are desirable for ground-based astronomy, how these qualities compare to astronomical telescope sites across the globe, and how Maunakea's uniqueness translates into new discoveries. Mark Chun is an astronomer specializing in the field of adaptive optics - a technique to undo the blurring effects of the Earth's atmosphere.   He has spent more than 20 years designing and building instruments for ground-based telescopes around the world. Parking is open and available without charge after 4:00 pm. About the Maunakea Speaker Series  The Maunakea Speaker Series is a monthly scholar-focused presentation offered as a partnership among the Office of Maunakea Management, 'Imiloa Astronomy Center, and the University of Hawai'i at Hilo Department of Physics & Astronomy. This collaborative venture gives the community unprecedented access to fascinating research taking place on Maunakea and other topics unique to the Island of Hawai'i. A venue for scholars to share their stories and learn from discussion, the series promotes understanding and collaboration across all sectors of the community, while addressing the goals of the University of Hawai'i at Hilo. For more information visit  malamamaunakea.org  or call 808-933-0734.  Maunakea User Orientation, at IfA Hilo auditorium. 9-10am http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/82-Maunakea-User-Orientation-at-IfA-Hilo-auditorium-9-10am Apr 12, 2018 09:00:00 -10 http://www.malamamaunakea.org/calendar/61/82-Maunakea-User-Orientation-at-IfA-Hilo-auditorium-9-10am Apr 12, 2018 9:00 AM - One-hour mountain-user orientation for observatory, tour, VIS, Ranger, and other support staff. Attendance options: In Person: IFA Hilo auditorium room 101, 640 N. Aohoku Pl, Hilo.  (Kūkahau‘ula Building).  Map . Remote Connection: Webinar over the internet. Visit https://zoom.us/j/8089330734  to attend (connection is via Zoomʻs web application). If you do not have a microphone and speakers on your computer a phone number and access code will be available once you log in to the meeting using the link above. Participation is tracked and required of those operating under a permit (CDUP, Special Use, Commercial Operator, etc.). If attending remotely, let us know that you attended via a brief email to receive credit.  Contact us if you'd like to test your connection prior to the session or with questions about attendance records. To provide feedback on the orientation, please visit:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W7X7WPM You do  not  need to register in advance to attend. Contact  OMKM  for more information. PS: the orientation can also be completed entirely on-line, at any time,  here