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DHHL Needs Help Killing Feral Cattle

DHHL Needs Help Killing Feral Cattle

Herds of wild cows on the slopes of Mauna Kea are contributing to rapid ohia death and spreading invasive species, the department says.

Not So Fast For Black Hole’s Hawaiian Name AP

Not So Fast For Black Hole’s Hawaiian Name

A UH Hilo professor dubbed it “Powehi,” but the first black hole to be photographed has no official name.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: It’s Time For UH To Walk Away From TMT Huffington Post Hawaii

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: It’s Time For UH To Walk Away From TMT

Astronomers believe there are great discoveries to be made “out there,” whereas Hawaiians believe there are equally great discoveries to be made right here.

Thirty Meter Telescope Opponents Appeal To Key Project Funder Thirty Meter Telescope

Thirty Meter Telescope Opponents Appeal To Key Project Funder

They’re planning to meet with the president of a foundation established by Gordon and Betty Moore that pledged $250 million to the project.

Telescope Foes Ask Hawaii High Court To Reconsider Ruling ©Sin Ok -stock.adobe.com

Telescope Foes Ask Hawaii High Court To Reconsider Ruling

Opponents want the Hawaii Supreme Court to reverse an earlier 4-1 vote clearing the way for the $1.4 billion Mauna Kea project.

With High Court’s Ruling On Mauna Kea, It’s Time To Move Forward Cory Lum/Civil Beat

With High Court’s Ruling On Mauna Kea, It’s Time To Move Forward

The Thirty Meter Telescope can take Hawaii and the world to the farthest reaches of the universe.

Supreme Court Approves Thirty Meter Telescope Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Supreme Court Approves Thirty Meter Telescope

UPDATED: The ruling says the state Board of Land and Natural Resources properly granted a conservation district permit for Mauna Kea.

Big Island: UH’s New Rules Would Bring Big Changes Atop Mauna Kea Jason Armstrong/Civil Beat

Big Island: UH’s New Rules Would Bring Big Changes Atop Mauna Kea

The university wants to keep private vehicles off the summit and require permits for big gatherings.

Supreme Court Justice Reports Improper Emails Regarding TMT Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Supreme Court Justice Reports Improper Emails Regarding TMT

Justice Michael Wilson said he didn’t read the messages from Sam Gon, a member of the state board that approved the telescope project.

Hawaii Supreme Court Ruling Is A Win For The Thirty Meter Telescope Courtesy TMT International Observatory

Hawaii Supreme Court Ruling Is A Win For The Thirty Meter Telescope

The ruling prevents another contested case hearing, but a construction permit appeal is still pending before the court.

Supreme Court Hears New Arguments Over Thirty Meter Telescope AP

Supreme Court Hears New Arguments Over Thirty Meter Telescope

Opponents say a state appeals judge had a conflict of interest when she granted a permit for the project.

Hawaii Has 5 Other Active Volcanoes In Addition To Kilauea AP

Hawaii Has 5 Other Active Volcanoes In Addition To Kilauea

Here’s a quick look at the islands’ active and inactive volcanoes.