Posts Tagged: Mauna Kea

Public gets snow job on proposed giant Mauna Kea telescope

Telescope receives a warm reception in Waimea by Peter Sur Tribune-Herald Staff Writer Published: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 9:45 AM HST Majority of speakers during meeting voices support for TMT WAIMEA — A friendly crowd filled an elementary school cafeteria Tuesday night to speak in favor of locating the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaii. The… Read more »

Call to Action to protect Haleakala and Mauna Kea!

Plans for major construction in the sensitive ecosystems of our most sacred summits continue to push forward, despite significant opposition from the community. The University of Hawaii has filed two environmental impact statements — one for the world’s largest telescope in the world’s only tropical alpine desert, and another for a duplicative solar telescope in… Read more »

Good Friday: Modern Day Crucifixion — Launching the Drone Wars from Hawaii to Pakistan

GOOD FRIDAY Modern Day Crucifixion — Launching the Drone Wars from Hawaii to Pakistan Today is Good Friday in the Christian calendar, the day Jesus was executed by the Roman Empire for the crime of sedition (stirring up the people) in occupied Palestine. One’s standpoint determines one’s viewpoint. From Jesus’ standpoint, and all those nailed… Read more »

UH makes moves to seize control of Mauna Kea

The University of Hawai’i (UH) is responsible for the illegal, haphazard and destructive overdevelopment of Mauna Kea, one of the most sacred sites for Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiians).  But UH has always been the tenant of the mountain, which gave some degree of independent oversight by a separate state agency.  Kanaka Maoli have successfully fought… Read more »

Action Alert from KAHEA to Protect Mauna Kea!

Please take action to Protect Mauna Kea! Your help is needed right now. Lobbyists for the University of Hawaii, backed by powerful foreign telescope-developers, are pushing hard to take control of Mauna Kea’s public trust resources and override the conservation laws currently barring further development on our sacred summits. If successful, they will use this… Read more »

Mauna Kea plan blasted

The University of Hawai’i (UH) has overdeveloped Mauna Kea in violation of previous management plans and Kanaka Maoli religious beliefs.  Now it seeks to build the Pan-STARRS, an Air Force telescope, and a giant Thirty Meter Telescope.  Furthermore, UH is seeking to become the managing entity for Mauna Kea, which would be the proverbial fox… Read more »