IN RE: CONTESTED CASE HEARING RE CONSERVATION DISTRICT USE APPLICATION (CDUA) HA-3568 FOR THE THIRTY METER TELESCOPE AT THE MAUNA KEA SCIENCE RESERVE

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Supreme Court of Hawai‘i.

IN RE: CONTESTED CASE HEARING RE CONSERVATION DISTRICT USE APPLICATION (CDUA) HA-3568 FOR THE THIRTY METER TELESCOPE AT THE MAUNA KEA SCIENCE RESERVE, KA‘OHE MAUKA, HAMAKUA, HAWAII, TMK (3)404015:009

SCOT-17-0000705

Decided: March 15, 2018

(By: Recktenwald, C.J., McKenna, Pollack, and Wilson, JJ., and Circuit Judge Castagnetti, in place of Nakayama, J., recused)

ORDER DISMISSING APPEAL

Upon review of the record, it appears that:

(1) On October 10, 2017, appellant Dwight J. Vicente filed a notice of appeal;

(2) On December 5, 2017, the record on appeal for this case was filed in SCOT-17-0000777, as this court directed in its order dated December 4, 2017;

(3) On December 5, 2017, the appellate clerk notified the parties that the opening brief was due on or before January 16, 2018;

(4) Vicente did not file an opening brief or request an extension of time;

(5) On February 28, 2018, the appellate clerk notified Vicente that the time for filing the opening brief had expired, the matter would be called to the court's attention on March 12, 2018, for appropriate action, which could include dismissal of the appeal, pursuant to Hawai‘i Rules of Appellate Procedure Rule 30, and any request for relief from default should be made by motion; and

(6) Vicente took no further action in this appeal.

Therefore, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the appeal is dismissed.

Sabrina S. McKenna

Richard W. Pollack

Michael D. Wilson

Jeannette H. Castagnetti

Mark E. Recktenwald

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