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New Mauna Kea Stewards Will Need To Balance Astronomy And Cultural Values Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

New Mauna Kea Stewards Will Need To Balance Astronomy And Cultural Values

Some members of the new panel, including former TMT protesters, may find their values challenged now that they have a vote over what happens to Hawaii’s tallest mountain.

US Environmental Study Launched For Thirty Meter Telescope AP Photo/Caleb Jones/2015

US Environmental Study Launched For Thirty Meter Telescope

The National Science Foundation also said it plans to host four meetings on the Big Island in August as it decides on whether to fund the project.

Legislature Gives Final Approval To Minimum Wage, Mauna Kea And Teacher Pay Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Legislature Gives Final Approval To Minimum Wage, Mauna Kea And Teacher Pay Bills

Other measures approved Tuesday would settle claims by Hawaiians on the homelands waitlist, and require judges to release some petty, non-violent offenders without bail.

UH To Lose Responsibility For Mauna Kea Under Compromise Bill Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

UH To Lose Responsibility For Mauna Kea Under Compromise Bill

A bill handing stewardship of the Big Island mountain to a new governing agency heads for a final vote.

A Bill To Take Away UH’s Management Of Mauna Kea Clears House Committees Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

A Bill To Take Away UH’s Management Of Mauna Kea Clears House Committees

If the bill clears a final floor vote in the House, it heads to the Senate where it faces potential opposition, including from the chair of a key Senate committee.

Removal Of Mauna Kea Telescope Set For Later This Year Screenshot: California Institute of Technology

Removal Of Mauna Kea Telescope Set For Later This Year

Native Hawaiians and environmentalists are calling for a cautious approach to protect cultural sites and biological resources in the decommissioning process.

Peter Apo: Let’s Hope For A Respectful Dialogue About Mauna Kea Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Peter Apo: Let’s Hope For A Respectful Dialogue About Mauna Kea

Hawaiians are not unanimous in their opposition to the telescope and there is no religious authority to make decisions.

House Push For New Mauna Kea Management Would Remove UH Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

House Push For New Mauna Kea Management Would Remove UH

A bill lawmakers plan to introduce next session would create a new state agency to oversee Mauna Kea.