Updated: State historic preservation officials are taking another look at what Native Hawaiians say is a historic and sacred site that was torn up to build a ball field.
The state Attorney General’s office has subpoenaed the information on OHA’s support for demonstrators against the Thirty Meter Telescope.
Public health students are taught about traditional practices in order to provide more effective health care in Native Hawaiian and other underserved communities.
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.
The TMT protests are not about science or a telescope. It’s about the needs of Native Hawaiians being disregarded for 125 years.
The 49-page decision from the Hawaii Supreme Court hinges on amendments made to the state Constitution in 1978 to revive Hawaiian language and culture.
What’s happening at Mauna Kea is a form of nation-building, and its value supersedes whatever the Thirty Meter Telescope could accomplish.