Maunakea Observatories Support Services (MKSS) is a service organization that operates under the direction of the Maunakea Observatories Oversight Committee and provides logistical support services to all Mauna Kea observatories, and operates and maintains the mid-level facilities at Halepohaku. MKSS also supports, under the direction of the Office of Maunakea Management, the Maunakea Ranger program.

MKSS is a direct project of the Research Corporation of the University of Hawai`i. See

  East Asian Observatory (James Clerk Maxwell and United Kingdom Infrared Telescopes)