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Mauna Kea

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.
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.
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