ʻAha Kūkā: Conversations about the future of Maunakea Aloha, We are excited to announce some recent developments in the advancement of EnVision Maunakea’s community engagement process. Since March, we’ve held three ʻAha Kūkā listening sessions, all of which foster open, inclusive and respectful conversations of diverse perspectives with members of the community. Each session brings new information...

EnVision Maunakea has announced the 10 members who will serve on its Hui Hoʻolohe volunteer committee. The Hui Hoʻolohe is responsible for EnVision Maunakea’s efforts to gather a wide range of perspectives on the future of the mountain to inform policy and regulatory actions that will deeply impact Maunakea. View the full announcement and committee list...

Envision Maunakea is excited to announce some recent developments in the advancement of its community engagement process. The recruitment and selection of a seasoned team to facilitate our ‘Aha Kūkā community listening sessions has been completed, and that team is hard at work drafting a charter for the Hui Hoʻolohe’s consideration and endorsement. The‘Aha Kūkā sessions will...

Aloha, Mahalo for your interest in EnVision Maunakea, a new and vital process to provide a productive, solution-focused forum for discussing the future of Maunakea. We are grateful for your involvement and look forward to keeping you informed as the process moves ahead in the coming months. Friends of the Future will serve as a convener for...

In late June 2016, the Hawai‘i Tribune-Herald ran a story on EnVision Maunakea the day after it was presented at the Office of Maunakea Management (OMKM) meeting. Journalist Tom Callis wrote about some of the initiative’s goals, and mentioned the Hawai‘i Island community leaders who are in support of EnVision Maunakea: “In a letter, UH-Hilo Chancellor...

EnVision Maunakea was first presented to the Hawai‘i Island community during an Office of Maunakea Management (OMKM) board meeting on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. OMKM Board and community members got to hear from Susan Maddox of Friends of the Future, an organization that is leading the project as it initiates the community’s candid and constructive conversations about the...