Public notice was published on August 19, 2018, for four public hearings on the proposed Chapter 20-26, Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules, entitled "Public and Commercial Activities on Mauna Kea Lands". The hearings will be held on the following dates, times, and locations:

  • Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sullivan Conference Center, University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center, 701 Ilalo Street, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., ʻImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaiʻi, 600 ʻImiloa Place, Hilo, Hawaiʻi 96720
  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., Waikoloa Elementary & Middle School, 68-1730 Hoʻoko Street, Waikoloa, Hawaiʻi 96738
  • Friday, September 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., ʻIke Leʻa (Room 144), University of Hawaiʻi Maui College, 310 West Kaʻahumanu Avenue, Kahului, Hawaiʻi 96732

In addition to submitting oral and/or written testimony in person or by mail, as instructed in the August 19, 2018, public hearing notice, you may also submit written testimony online by either emailing or by filling out the form below.

The deadline to submit testimony during this phase of the rule-making process is Friday, September 28, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. However, you may also provide testimony at the Board meeting that will be held on this matter. Board agendas and materials are posted at

Any testimony that is submitted verbally or in writing, electronically or in person, for use in the public hearing process is public information. Please do not include private information that you do not want disclosed to the public.

The deadline to submit testimony on the proposed adoption of Chapter 20-26 "Public and Commercial Activities on Mauna Kea Lands" has passed. Testimony is no longer being accepted.