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News, updates, finds, stories, and tidbits from staff and community members at KAHEA. Got something to share? Email us at: kahea-alliance@hawaii.rr.com.

It Ain't No Brief "Brief"

It Ain't No Brief "Brief"

Posted by marti@kahea.org at Jul 02, 2011 12:40 AM |

The Mauna Kea hui filed their opening brief on Tuesday in the contested case against the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT).

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Money Well Spent? We think not.

Money Well Spent? We think not.

Posted by Shelley at Jun 20, 2011 06:25 PM |
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$100 million spent on the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) design, development, six-figure salaries, and the “shifting of mindsets” and “creat[ing] positive enthusiasm” for the TMT. The proposed TMT would be the largest telescope on Mauna Kea by far and the latest in a long line of the University of Hawai`i’s affronts to Native Hawaiian rights.

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Bulldozers Stopped! For Now.

Bulldozers Stopped! For Now.

Posted by Shelley at Apr 14, 2011 11:15 PM |

On February 25, 2011, the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted to “conditionally approve” the construction permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. This means no bulldozers, until the appeal (also known as a “contested case”) filed by the Mauna Kea hui is completed.

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We are going there to listen.

We are going there to listen.

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at Apr 06, 2011 03:45 PM |

Journalist Tiffany Hervey reflects on her journey to the summit of Mauna Kea for winter solstice ceremonies.

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8 Acres? 18 Stories? TMT? A'ole.

8 Acres? 18 Stories? TMT? A'ole.

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at Feb 18, 2011 01:00 PM |

The TMT Corporation and the University of Hawai'i Board of Regents are proposing a massive new telescope for Mauna Kea, the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). Learn more about this proposed development.

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Mauna Kea Community Meeting

Mauna Kea Community Meeting

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at Jan 31, 2011 09:00 PM |

Please join us for a community meeting and discussion on the future of this wahi pana, on Feb 7 at the Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies.

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Army Expansion threatens Sacred Summits

Army Expansion threatens Sacred Summits

Posted by miwa@kahea.org at Jan 13, 2011 08:05 PM |

The U.S. Army has announced plans to expand operations at Pohakuloa Training Area to include risky high-altitude helicopter training on the sacred slopes of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Your voice is needed today!

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