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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, May 24, 2010

Two reappointed to Mauna Kea land management board

Advertiser Staff

The University of Hawai'i Board of Regents has approved the reappointment of Herring Kalua and Christian Viellet to the Mauna Kea Management Board.

Kalua is a 39-year veteran of the state Department of Transportation.

Veillet has worked with the Canada France Hawai'i Telescope on Mauna Kea for the past 14 years.

The university said each was being reappointed to a new four-year term ending in 2014.

The board advises the UH-Hilo chancellor on managing land at the volcano summit that hosts 12 advanced telescopes.

The board has seven members representing different constituencies , including Native Hawaiians, environment, education, commerce, astronomy, the Department of Land and Natural Resources and the general community.