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New telescope atop Mauna Kea begs questions

New telescope atop Mauna Kea begs questions

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Dec 13, 2013 09:10 PM |

KAHEA Board VP, Jon Osorio's op-ed on links between the Thirty-Meter Telescope litigation and BLNR's hearing on UH's lease renewal of Mauna Kea lands.

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Mauna Kea Hui file Notice of Appeal

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at May 16, 2013 04:30 PM |

Mauna Kea advocates are seeking justice in Hawai‘i courts. Six plaintiffs have filed a Notice of Appeal in circuit court challenging the Board of Land and Natural Resources’ (BLNR) April 12th decision to grant the University of Hawai`i at Hilo a conservation district use permit (CDUP) to construct the world's second largest telescope, the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) atop Mauna Kea.

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Not the whole story about TMT

Not the whole story about TMT

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at May 10, 2013 09:20 PM |
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Petitioner Kealoha Pisciotta of Mauna Kea Anaina Hou responds to Chad Babayan's letter stating that putting the Thirty-Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea is part of a "sacred mission."

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Mauna Kea Hearing Update

Mauna Kea Hearing Update

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Mar 14, 2013 03:15 AM |

Last month brought out the best in defenders of Hawai‘i‘s natural and cultural public trust resources. On February 12, 2013, the Board of Land and Natural Resources met in Hilo to hear final arguments from both sides of a "showdown" on the University of Hawai'i's permit to construct a Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) in the Mauna Kea summit area.

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Mauna Kea Rally + Hearing • Feb. 12th 9:30 AM • Hilo County Building

Mauna Kea Rally + Hearing • Feb. 12th 9:30 AM • Hilo County Building

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Feb 08, 2013 02:20 AM |

On Tuesday, the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) will hear final oral arguments from the parties on the construction permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). Please support us as we seek to protect Mauna Kea from further industrialization.

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Huaka‘i no Mauna Kea: Interview with Ku Ching

Huaka‘i no Mauna Kea: Interview with Ku Ching

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Feb 08, 2013 02:11 AM |

Ten years ago, Uncle Ku Ching began plans for a unique huaka‘i from sea level up to the summit of Mauna Kea. It would become a journey that changed the next decade of his life.

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Jon Osorio's response to Abercrombie's comments on PLDC

Jon Osorio's response to Abercrombie's comments on PLDC

Posted by Lauren Muneoka at Sep 18, 2012 11:42 PM |

KAHEA board member Jon Osorioʻs response to Abercrombieʻs comments on the PLDC.

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