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Voices and Visions of Mauna Kea (March 2000) (1.2 MB PDF)

A summary of the Mauna Kea Science Reserve Master Plan and Implementation Process.


Mauna Kea Science Reserve Master Plan
Adopted by the University of Hawaii Board of Regents on June 16, 2000

The Master Plan represents a policy framework with a 20-year horizon that includes the plan methodology, existing conditions, cultural background, and the physical and management plans. The Master Plan is an update and extension of the 1983 Mauna Kea Science Reserve Complex Development Plan.

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Table of Contents (37 KB)
Master Plan Adoption (36 KB)
Exective Summary (52 KB)
I. Introduction (610 KB)
II. Goals and Objectives (53 KB)
III. Methodology (50 KB)
IV. Natural Environment (775 KB)
V. Culture (1.8 MB)
VI. Education and Research (435 KB)
VII. Recreation (330 KB)
VIII. Issues and Opportunities (1.3 MB)
IX. Physical Plan (4.1 MB)
X. Management Plan (110 KB)
XI. Implementation Plan (147 KB)
XII. Master Plan Responses to Community Input (82 KB)
XIII. References (48KB)
Appendix A. Astronomy Research Background Paper (32 KB)
Appendix B. Mauna Kea Astronomy Education Center (4.5 MB)
Appendix C. Existing Astronomy Facilities (31 KB)
Appendix D. Mauna Kea Advisory Committee Roster (22 KB)
Appendix E. Glossory of Hawaiian Terms Used In The
Mauna Kea Science Reserve Master Plan
(28 KB)
Appendix F. DLNR Historic Preservation Plan (12.5 MB)
Appendix G. Botanical Resources, Hale Pohaku Mid-Elevation Facilities (Char, July 1999) Botanical Resources, Mauna Kea Summit, Hawai`i (Char, July 1999)
Mauna Kea Science Reserve Management Recommendations -- Botanical Resources (Char, January 2000)
(1.7 MB)
Appendix H. Mauna Kea Science Reserve Geological Resources Management Plan (J. Lockwood, Geohazards Consultants International, Inc. January 2000) (7.9 MB)
Appendix I. 1999 Mauna Kea Science Reserve and Hale Pohaku Complex Development Plan Update: Oral History and Consultation Study, and Archival Literature Research. Ahupua`a of -- Ka`ohe (Hamakua District) and Humu`ula (Hilo District), Island of Hawai`i (various TMK) (Maly, February 1999) (15.1 MB)
Appendix J. An Arthropod Assessment Within Selected Areas Of The Mauna Kea Science Reserve Final Report (Howarth, Brenner, Preston, May 7, 1999) (5.1 MB)
Appendix K. Mauna Kea Science Reserve Archaeological Site Inventory: Formal, Functional, and Spatial Attributes (McCoy, February 1999)
Mauna Kea Science Reserve Site Descriptions -- DRAFT (McCoy, 1999)
(9.9 MB)
Appendix L. Mauna Kea Science Reserve Complex Development Plan Update -- Roadway and Utilities Report (Sam O. Hirota, July 1999) (1.3 MB)
Appendix M. Economic Impact of Mauna Kea Observatories, Hawai`i County, State of Hawai`i (SMS Research and Marketing, Inc., July 1999) (1.5 MB)
Appendix N. Cultural Impact Assessment Study: Native Hawaiian Cultural Practices, Features, and Beliefs Associated with the University of Hawai`i Mauna Kea Science Reserve Master Plan Project Area (PHRI, Inc., August 1999) (7.9 MB)
Appendix O. Voices and Visions of Mauna Kea: Educational Circular (The Johnson Strategy Group, Inc. March 2000) (1.2 MB)

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