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Rocks Removed, But Road Up Mauna Kea Remains Closed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Rocks Removed, But Road Up Mauna Kea Remains Closed

The TMT project is still on hold after protesters prevented construction crews from reaching the site Wednesday.
Peter Apo: Some Questions Before Building a Nation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: Some Questions Before Building a Nation

If a Hawaiian nation is to exist, we will need to figure out what "Hawaiian" means.
Mauna Kea Protesters Arrested as TMT Tries to Resume Construction Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mauna Kea Protesters Arrested as TMT Tries to Resume Construction

UPDATED Construction of the telescope is on hold until further notice after Native Hawaiians and others prevent crews from reaching the project site.
Thirty Meter Telescope Construction to Restart on Wednesday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Thirty Meter Telescope Construction to Restart on Wednesday

Opposition group says it will be "forced to protect the Mauna with our bodies."
Native Hawaiian Roll Commission Must Release Voter Records PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Native Hawaiian Roll Commission Must Release Voter Records

The Grassroot Institute calls it a victory for transparency, but the commission's chair says it's "a big commotion over really nothing."
UH Ready to Move Quickly on Ige’s Mauna Kea Proposals Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

UPDATED: UH President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney said they are prepared to "stop talking, start doing."
Gov. Ige Does Right by the Mountain Paul Bica/Flickr

Gov. Ige Does Right by the Mountain

The Hawaii governor says the state has failed Mauna Kea and calls for major changes to management of its summit. Kanaka Maoli culture, it turns out, matters.
Ige Supports Construction of TMT, Asks UH to Better Manage Mauna Kea Hawaii State Governor's Office

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

UPDATE: University of Hawaii President David Lassner agrees stewardship of the mountain can be improved.
Native Hawaiian Artists Inspire, Ignite Social Change Brad Goda Photography

Native Hawaiian Artists Inspire, Ignite Social Change

A debut class of Native Hawaiian artist fellows has much to offer by way of helping Hawaii to craft unique solutions to the myriad competing challenges it faces today.
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