While it remains to be seen where the Thirty Meter Telescope will be built, manufacturing of key components continues around the world.
Hawaiian Paradise Park will soon have a master plan for its own Hawaii County park.
A California company is looking at Hawaii Island as a potential site for launching small satellites into orbit.
A bill would attempt to fix the problem of substandard roads in private subdivisions by requiring Hawaii County to assess and spend road maintenance fees.
Some changes are planned for a bill creating a new management authority for Maunakea, but the legislation isstill likely to face resistance from astronomers and Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners alike.