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The protesters of TMT, Sherwoods and Kahuku have made their points. But it’s time to move forward.
The directive from the board offers little new in the way of resolving issues regarding Thirty Meter Telescope.
A strong election turnout would make Hawaiians, some of whom now abstain from voting, a more powerful political force than they have been in decades.
A majority of lawmakers surveyed by Civil Beat support construction of the telescope — but with a lot of caveats and uncertainty about how to proceed.
Simmering below the surface in what’s sometimes called the “happiest state in America” is a feeling that government no longer listens to the people.
Harry Kim’s plan for resolving the TMT standoff makes few new promises, but offers Native Hawaiians a larger voice in determining the future of the mountain.
The state Attorney General’s office has subpoenaed the information on OHA’s support for demonstrators against the Thirty Meter Telescope.
It’s likely too late for compromise. We now face two stark choices: force the protesters off the mountain or abandon building the telescope in Hawaii.
UH President David Lassner tries to keep the university community from coming apart over Mauna Kea.
The state attorney general sent the Office of Hawaiian Affairs a subpoena Thursday, but is unlikely to get any information that won’t already become public next week.
Government institutions have the inside scoop, but that doesn’t mean the media should always bite.
Mitch Roth, whose son works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has sent the cases to the Hawaii attorney general’s office to avoid a conflict of interest.