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No, the state should not allow TMT on Mauna Kea

No, the state should not allow TMT on Mauna Kea

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Sep 09, 2016 08:55 PM |
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While Hawaii’s leaders see this gathering as an opportunity to showcase Hawaii’s conservation efforts, our accomplishments cannot hide the elephant in the room: the state-supported proposal for a massive Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) proposed for a designated conservation district near the summit of Mauna Kea.

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Expanding protection for our kupuna islands

Expanding protection for our kupuna islands

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Jul 27, 2016 01:15 PM |

KAHEA was part of the initial push to create a protective refuge in the state waters of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands and the subsequent, successful establishment of the first-ever marine monument in 2006. This action would protect one of the most unique ocean ecosystems on the planet.

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Why designate Keauhou as a water management area?

Why designate Keauhou as a water management area?

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Apr 04, 2016 05:49 PM |

Protect Kona’s freshwater! KAHEA supports the National Park Services’ petition requesting the state Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) to designate the Keauhou aquifer in Kona as a “ground water management area” (WMA). WMA designation would protect freshwater resources and the rights of communities and Hawaiian practitioners in those resources.

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Tracking the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Tracking the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Posted by Shelley at Feb 16, 2016 04:10 PM |

Tips for submitting online testimony to the state legislature and a simple way to track various bills.

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Big reasons to celebrate and give thanks!

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Dec 31, 2015 11:44 AM |

As 2015 comes to a quick close we wanted to send a mahalo out to all of you who have supported us through the years--it is a time to celebrate as we reflect on a pretty remarkable year!

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Testify against proposed "emergency” rules for Mauna Kea on July 10

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Jul 07, 2015 10:50 PM |
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ACTION ALERT: "Emergency” rules proposed for Mauna Kea could authorize DLNR to severely restrict public access to the mauna and impose severe penalties for violations.

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Hawai`i Supreme Court to hear Mauna Kea TMT permit case

Hawai`i Supreme Court to hear Mauna Kea TMT permit case

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Jun 05, 2015 09:45 PM |

The Mauna Kea Hui transfers the TMT case to the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court!

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