92nd Meeting of the

Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Scientific Advisory Council

14-15 November 2017, Waimea, Hawaii

Please be advised that the 92nd meeting of the Scientific Advisory Council will be held on 14 - 15 November 2017 at CFHT Headquarters in Waimea, Hawaii. Please note that a visit of the observatory will take place on 13 November and you are strongly encouraged to participate.


A block of rooms has been reserved at two different locations, on the Kohala coast and in Waimea town:

Waikoloa Beach Marriott
The Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort has extended very favorable room rates to the meeting participants: $189.00 + taxes, + $15.00 resort fee for single or double occupancy, free parking and access to internet in the guest rooms. You may make reservations by contacting Ms. Debbie Thompson at Debbie.Thompson@marriott.com; the subject line of your correspondence should be: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope SAC Meeting.

The Kamuela Inn
This conveniently located Inn in Waimea offers room rates ranging from $109 to $349 + taxes and includes continental breakfast, internet access in the guest rooms and free parking. Reservations may be made via its website. Please note that internet access has been upgraded in the renovated rooms, but those that have not yet been renovated, the wi-fi is poor. See detailed information on guest rooms available and corresponding rates. When making a reservation on the website, please go to Reservations and place your dates, click on Special Rates and hit Promotional Code. The CFHT promo code is "Group2017" and Search; please note that this promo code will be valid for a minimum of two-night's stay.


The deadline to make reservations towards both block of rooms is 14 October.

Visit of the observatory

13 November, departure from CFHT Headquarters at 11:00am.

Participants in the observatory visit should contact Laurie A. Dale at CFHT
also by 14 October.

CFHT personnel will be in touch with you as the meeting dates approach and keep you informed about additional details of the SAC meeting and preparatory documents.

Thank you,

Hervé Aussel
2016 Chair
Scientific Advisory Council

Laurie A. Dale