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Hawaii AG Is Seeking Bank Records Of Mauna Kea Protest Group Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Hawaii AG Is Seeking Bank Records Of Mauna Kea Protest Group

The AG argues the Native Hawaiian nonprofit is illegally using donations to fund civil disobedience; the organization says the request is intimidation.

Media Reports: India Wary Of TMT Construction On Mauna Kea Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Media Reports: India Wary Of TMT Construction On Mauna Kea

India’s Department of Science and Technology is part of the Thirty Meter Telescope consortium.

Hawaii County, TMT Protesters Agree To Clear The Road To Mauna Kea Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Hawaii County, TMT Protesters Agree To Clear The Road To Mauna Kea

UPDATED: Activists will move their encampment off the mountain’s access road in exchange for a county promise not to start more work on the telescope until February.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: No Reason For A Mauna Kea Showdown Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: No Reason For A Mauna Kea Showdown

The Thursday deadline set by law enforcement for protesters to leave the mountain or get arrested is unnecessary — and counterproductive.

Danny De Gracia: Governor Needs To Make A Decision On Mauna Kea Office of the Governor

Danny De Gracia: Governor Needs To Make A Decision On Mauna Kea

Ige has wasted time, money and the patience of Hawaii residents.

Hawaii Governor Pulls Back Law Enforcement On Mauna Kea — For Now Kuʻu Kauanoe/ Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor Pulls Back Law Enforcement On Mauna Kea — For Now

Protesters of the Thirty Meter Telescope project are contemplating their next move in the face of a Dec. 26 deadline to either leave or risk arrest.

Hawaii County Council Rejects Money For Mauna Kea Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Hawaii County Council Rejects Money For Mauna Kea

It’s not clear how Mayor Harry Kim will cover the reimbursements without council support.

Neal Milner: Don’t Depersonalize The TMT Protests Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Neal Milner: Don’t Depersonalize The TMT Protests

A law enforcement approach to resolving the Mauna Kea standoff would be misguided.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Communities Need A Real Voice On Big Projects Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Communities Need A Real Voice On Big Projects

Projects may check all the required boxes and still fall short of addressing community concerns.

We Can’t Let Civil Disobedience Continue To Obstruct Our Legal Process Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

We Can’t Let Civil Disobedience Continue To Obstruct Our Legal Process

The protesters of TMT, Sherwoods and Kahuku have made their points. But it’s time to move forward.