Press Room

Press Contacts

Marti Townsend, Esq.
Program Director, Staff Attorney
marti@kahea.org
Phone: (808) 372-1314

Press Releases

Sep 29, 2017
KAHEA's statement on the Land Board's approval of the TMT permit
Jun 05, 2015
The Mauna Kea Hui transfers the TMT case to the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court!
Dec 08, 2012
After more than 13 months, on November 30, 2012, hearings officer Paul Aoki has finally released his report recommending that the Board of Land and Natural Resources affirm its decision to grant the University of Hawai'i a conservation district use permit to construct the 18-story high Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) and an access way on 6.2 pristine acres of the sacred cultural landscape of Mauna Kea (Mauna a Wakea).
Jun 25, 2012
Contact: Miyoko Sakashita, (415) 632-5308
The National Marine Fisheries Service announced today that it needs six more months to decide how much habitat to protect for critically endangered Hawaiian monk seals.

Press Clips

Sep 23, 2015
The Hawaii Independent
Hawaii’s highest court has overturned a city variance granted to Kyo-ya Hotels that would have allowed them to construct a new building along Waikiki Beach outside the developmental restrictions enacted for the Waikiki Special District.
May 21, 2015
Star Advertiser
 
May 11, 2015
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The fate of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea could be linked to a looming, lesser-known fight at the Hawaii Supreme Court over a Haleakala telescope
Apr 20, 2015
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Over 53,000 petition signatures against TMT delivered to Governor Ige
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