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Mauna Kea

State Puts Pressure On TMT Protesters Over Environment, Threats To Officials Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

State Puts Pressure On TMT Protesters Over Environment, Threats To Officials

The protesters say they are being vilified in an attempt to discredit the Mauna Kea movement.

‘This Is Our Mauna Kea’: Oahu Wind Farm Opponents Say They’re Inspired By Big Island Protests Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

‘This Is Our Mauna Kea’: Oahu Wind Farm Opponents Say They’re Inspired By Big Island Protests

The movement on Mauna Kea is motivating others to assert collective power over land-use decisions, even at the last minute.

Kim Proposes Giving Native Hawaiians A Say In Managing Mauna Kea Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Kim Proposes Giving Native Hawaiians A Say In Managing Mauna Kea

The Hawaii County mayor’s plan would make the University of Hawaii share management with other groups in an umbrella agency. Gov. David Ige says he supports the idea but many details must be worked out.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: A Hawaiian Revolution Emerges Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: A Hawaiian Revolution Emerges

Today we know our language; we know our culture; we know our rights; and we know what is best for these islands.

TMT Protesters Who Flocked To Mauna Kea For A Showdown Are Still Waiting Blaze Lovell/Civil Beat

TMT Protesters Who Flocked To Mauna Kea For A Showdown Are Still Waiting

Protest leaders say the alarm bells went off when many sources consistently reported that a move to clear the road to the summit would happen this week.

2 Arrested As State Demolishes Structure Built By TMT Opponents On Mauna Kea AP

2 Arrested As State Demolishes Structure Built By TMT Opponents On Mauna Kea

A protest leader said the house was constructed as an education space for kids, but the builders knew it wasn’t legal or sanctioned by anti-TMT leaders.

How Music Fuels The Mauna Kea Protests Contributed by Punahele Kutzen

How Music Fuels The Mauna Kea Protests

Original music, along with art and protest iconography, is galvanizing support for the anti-TMT movement in Hawaii and around the globe.

Mauna Kea Is The Latest In Long History Of Native Hawaiian Protests Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mauna Kea Is The Latest In Long History Of Native Hawaiian Protests

Civil disobedience and arrests have been a key part of Native Hawaiian activism since the 1970s.

Three Young Protesters, Three Different Paths To Mauna Kea Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Three Young Protesters, Three Different Paths To Mauna Kea

They all felt stirrings of Hawaiian identity as youngsters, but these three protesters were shaped by pivotal experiences as young adults.

TMT Protest Movement Spurs Enrollment In Immersion Schools PF Bentley/Civil Beat

TMT Protest Movement Spurs Enrollment In Immersion Schools

Several Hawaiian immersion schools are seeing a spike in interest this year from parents energized by opposition to construction of a telescope on Mauna Kea.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Seeking Long-Delayed Justice On Mauna Kea Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Seeking Long-Delayed Justice On Mauna Kea

The TMT protests are not about science or a telescope. It’s about the needs of Native Hawaiians being disregarded for 125 years.

Hawaii Or Spain? Telescope Experts Say It May Not Matter Courtesy TMT

Hawaii Or Spain? Telescope Experts Say It May Not Matter

Most of the same science planned for Hawaii would still get done in Spain — it would just take longer.

December 2015

Thursday, December 17

Peter Apo: Let There Be Light On The TMT

Friday, December 11

TMT’s Place In History Of Telescope Battles

Wednesday, December 2

Hawaii Supreme Court Invalidates Thirty Meter Telescope Permit

November 2015

Tuesday, November 17

Hawaii Supreme Court Suspends TMT Permit Until Dec. 2

Friday, November 13

State Issues New Guidelines On Media’s Mauna Kea Access

Tuesday, November 10

Poll: Half Of Native Hawaiians Still Oppose Building The TMT

October 2015

Wednesday, October 21

UH to Remove Third Mauna Kea Observatory

Friday, October 9

Judge Invalidates Mauna Kea Restrictions

September 2015

Monday, September 21

State Takes Tent Atop Mauna Kea

August 2015

Thursday, August 27

Hawaii Supreme Court Grills State on Approval of Thirty Meter Telescope

Sunday, August 9

Thousands Turn Out for Aloha Aina Unity March

Friday, August 7

Mauna Kea Hashtags Around the Globe

Thursday, August 6

TMT Protesters Hope to Reach Visiting Astronomers Through Waikiki March

July 2015

Thursday, July 30

Peter Apo: The TMT Honors Mauna Kea Through Universal Exploration

Thursday, July 23

Keck Observatory Plays Key Role in Discovery of ‘Another Earth’

Friday, July 17

The Projector: From Maunalua to Ala Moana to Mauna Kea, People Are Talking

Saturday, July 11

Land Board Approves Restrictions on Mauna Kea Access

Thursday, July 9

Hawaii AG to Provide More Info on Emergency Rule for Mauna Kea

Tuesday, July 7

UH to Decommission Oldest Observatory on Mauna Kea

Thursday, July 2

Honolulu to Host World’s Biggest Astronomy Conference in August

June 2015

Monday, June 29

Ige: No Plans to Use National Guard to Reopen Mauna Kea Road

Friday, June 26

Ige: ‘We Will Do Whatever Is Necessary to Ensure Lawful Access’

Thursday, June 25

The Projector: ‘Mutual Respect and Aloha’ on the Mountain, But No Meeting of the Minds

Rocks Removed, But Road Up Mauna Kea Remains Closed

Wednesday, June 24

Mauna Kea Protesters Arrested as TMT Tries to Resume Construction

Monday, June 1

UH Ready to Move Quickly on Ige’s Mauna Kea Proposals

Pod Squad: What’s Next for Mauna Kea?

May 2015

Tuesday, May 26

Ige Supports Construction of TMT, Asks UH to Better Manage Mauna Kea

Thursday, May 14

Peter Apo: The Last Telescope

Thursday, May 7

In With The New: Harnessing The Power Of Hashtags

April 2015

Thursday, April 30

OHA Board Rescinds Support for Thirty Meter Telescope

Wednesday, April 29

Thirty Meter Telescope Protesters Hold Third Rally in Pasadena

Ian Lind: Dangerous Intersection of Social Policy and ‘Sacred’

Monday, April 27

Does the Thirty Meter Telescope Pose Environmental Risks?

Sunday, April 26

Cyberattack Hits TMT and State Government Websites

Wednesday, April 22

Ian Lind: The Legal Challenge to the Thirty Meter Telescope

Pod Squad: The Mood on the Mountain and Telescope Finances

Tuesday, April 21

UH Regents to Hold Mauna Kea Meeting in Hilo on Sunday

Residents Opposing Mauna Kea Telescope March on the Capitol

Monday, April 20

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

Friday, April 17

The Projector: TMT Protests on the Mountaintop and on Oahu

Thirty Meter Telescope Construction Postponed Again

Thursday, April 16

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

Wednesday, April 15

As Mauna Kea Protests Grow, Some Hawaii Island Residents Worry About Jobs

Monday, April 13

UH Student Protests Against TMT Continue

TMT Launches Online Campaign in Support of Mauna Kea Telescope

Peter Apo: ‘We Are Hawaii and We Will Find a Way’

Sunday, April 12

Jason Momoa’s Revolt Against Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope

Saturday, April 11

Moratorium on Mauna Kea Telescope Construction Extended

Friday, April 10

Telescope Protesters Prepare for Another Police Showdown

The Projector: Voyage Recalled, Rail Debated, New DLNR Pick and the Mountaintop Scene

Thursday, April 9

Protesters Ask ‘Voice of the Hawaiian People’ to Stop Mauna Kea Telescope

Tuesday, April 7

Hawaii Governor Calls ‘Timeout’ on Mauna Kea Telescope Construction

Saturday, April 4

OHA Trustee Calls for Moratorium on Mauna Kea Telescope

Thursday, April 2

Mauna Kea Telescope Protesters Arrested

Peter Apo: Mauna Kea Under Siege

March 2015

Tuesday, March 31

Mauna Kea Protesters Block Telescope Construction

February 2015

Friday, February 13

Big Island Student Covers Telescope Controversy