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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.
TMT Launches Online Campaign in Support of Mauna Kea Telescope Cory Lum/Civil Beat

TMT Launches Online Campaign in Support of Mauna Kea Telescope

Social media has helped fuel opposition to the observatory; now proponents are hoping to turn the tide around.
Peter Apo: ‘We Are Hawaii and We Will Find a Way’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

Rather than consider the telescope as an injury to Mauna Kea, perhaps we can view this instrument as an extension of the spirituality directly connecting us to the stars.
The Science-Based Faith of the Hawaiian People www.govisithawaii.com.

The Science-Based Faith of the Hawaiian People

Describing traditional Hawaiian faith beliefs as 'superstition' involving 'irrational fears of pagan deities' is a misrepresentation of those religious ideas.
TMT Walk-Out Planned Monday at University of Hawaii Chad Blair/Civil Beat

TMT Walk-Out Planned Monday at University of Hawaii

Professors, staff and students opposing the Thirty Meter Telescope project on Mauna Kea are expected to lend support to the protest.
Jason Momoa’s Revolt Against Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

The Hollywood star of "Game of Thrones" is galvanizing other celebrities to urge their collective 8 million followers to join the protest.
Moratorium on Mauna Kea Telescope Construction Extended Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Moratorium on Mauna Kea Telescope Construction Extended

Hawaii's governor says the Thirty Meter Telescope team tells him the work will be postponed until April 20.
Telescope Protesters Prepare for Another Police Showdown Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Telescope Protesters Prepare for Another Police Showdown

UPDATED: Native Hawaiian activists continue to camp out on Mauna Kea, on the watch for construction crews coming to build the Thirty Meter Telescope.
The Projector: Voyage Recalled, Rail Debated, New DLNR Pick and the Mountaintop Scene Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

At the Hawaii Capitol this week, members of the original Hokulea crew were honored, a tax surcharge extension for the Honolulu rail project moved ahead, and Gov. David Ige announced a new choice to head the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Meanwhile, all eyes were on Mauna Kea.
Protesters Ask ‘Voice of the Hawaiian People’ to Stop Mauna Kea Telescope Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

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

Growing movement to block the $1.4 billion TMT project turns to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for help.
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