104th Meeting of the

Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Scientific Advisory Council

5 - 6 December, 2023, Waimea, Hawaii

Please be advised that the 104th meeting of the Scientific Advisory Council will be held on 5 - 6 December, 2023 at CFHT Headquarters in Waimea, Hawaii. Please note that a visit to the observatory will take place on 4th December and you are strongly encouraged to participate. Detailed travel instructions can be found here.


A block of rooms has been reserved from December 3rd to the 7th at the Kamuela Inn located in Waimea town. The rates for a deluxe room with king size bed is $248.65 a night + tax and includes continental breakfast, internet access in the guest rooms and free parking. I have blocked 9 rooms at this rate and one room with a kitchenette at $274.15 a night + tax. These rooms will be booked first-come-first-serve. Please let me know as soon as possible if you would like a room at the Kamuela Inn.
The Kamuela Inn

The Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort has extended room rates to the meeting participants at $559 a night.
Waikoloa Beach Marriott

Paniolo Greens - Rates range around $220 and up a night.
Paniolo Greens


Visit of the Observatory

4 December 2023, departure from CFHT Headquarters at 11:00am.

Participants in the observatory visit should contact Laurie Dale at ldale@cfht.hawaii.edu by 20 November, 2023.

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,

Laura Parker
2023 Chair
Scientific Advisory Council

Laurie A. Dale
Administrative Service Manager