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Mauna Kea Telescopes: The Business of Astronomy Is Not an Easy One Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mauna Kea Telescopes: The Business of Astronomy Is Not an Easy One

Exciting discoveries in astronomy are made on the Big Island but observatory directors say there's no financial profit for institutions.
The Projector: TMT Protests on the Mountaintop and on Oahu Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

The Projector: TMT Protests on the Mountaintop and on Oahu

The growing effort to halt construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope unfolds atop Mauna Kea and at venues like the UH Manoa campus.
Thirty Meter Telescope Construction Postponed Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Thirty Meter Telescope Construction Postponed Again

Hawaii's governor says that any further announcements will come from the TMT leadership.
Hashtag Heard ‘Round the World: Social Media Fuels TMT Protests Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Hashtag Heard ‘Round the World: Social Media Fuels TMT Protests

Supporters of the Thirty Meter Telescope on the Big Island were caught unaware by a frenzy of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts.
The Protectors of Mauna Kea: I Accuse Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp

The Protectors of Mauna Kea: I Accuse

The issues over Mauna Kea have been ongoing for more than a decade and it is not about science.
Kim Coco: Chances for Redemption on Mauna Kea Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kim Coco: Chances for Redemption on Mauna Kea

Gov. Ige's moratorium on the TMT project gives the UH Board of Regents, OHA and Mayor Billy Kenoi opportunities to revisit past choices.
Hawaii Has Something to Teach the ‘Religious Freedom’ Movement

Hawaii Has Something to Teach the ‘Religious Freedom’ Movement

Hawaiian culture's historic ideas and values could be put to good use in states where religious and LGBT rights are commonly seen as either/or propositions.
News Media Misses Real Story in Reporting on TMT Protest Cory Lum/Civil Beat

News Media Misses Real Story in Reporting on TMT Protest

The evidence debunking the fairy tale of Hawaii as the 50th State is conclusive but the news media ignores this.
Mauna Kea Is a Special Place in Humanity’s Quest for Knowledge Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mauna Kea Is a Special Place in Humanity’s Quest for Knowledge

As a scientist, I cannot stay silent about my disappointment with the widespread opposition to the TMT, especially among students who should be knowledge seekers.
UH Student Protests Against TMT Continue Cory Lum/Civil Beat

UH Student Protests Against TMT Continue

Students rallied on the UH Manoa campus Monday, calling for a permanent halt to TMT construction and the removal of existing telescopes on Mauna Kea.