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Hawaii Monitor: Shifting the Sands to Evade Waikiki’s Zoning Limits
Jun 11, 2014
Civil Beat
The hotel company Kyo-ya is using a nonexistent shoreline to get around restrictions on building heights.
Words and Actions, Purple Spot Edition
Feb 16, 2012
Civil Beat
Honolulu City Council's campaign pledges then and now
Mauna Kea–Sacred Summit or Cash Cow? Controversy over the Thirty Meter Telescope
Sep 14, 2011
Honolulu Weekly
Are the contributions of astronomy worth the actual costs?
TMT: controversy combusts
Jul 20, 2011
Ka Leo The Voice
Native Hawaiian practitioners and conservationists are making a case against the Thirty Meter Telescope, proposed to be built on Hawaiian public conservation lands atop Mauna Kea.
Grassroots hui coordinates defense of the Mauna Kea conservation district
Jul 04, 2011
The Hawaii Independent
Grassroots hui coordinates defense of the Mauna Kea conservation district
Development blocks traditional access
Jun 13, 2011
As land developments increase in Hawaii's once rural areas, some residents are becoming increasingly worried about the loss of access to recreational, hunting and fishing areas.
Papaikou Access Statement of Facts
Jun 13, 2011
Papaikou Access Statement of Facts
Line in the Sand Rally
May 04, 2011
Honolulu Weekly
A 26-story condo/hotel proposed by Kyo-ya Hotels and Resorts for the lot between the old Moana Hotel and Kuhio Beach Park will be the target of a grassroots protest organized by KAHEA: The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance.
Kyo-Ya: Hearing set for Surfrider’s new tower
Apr 08, 2011
Pacific Business News
Proponents say Kyo-ya’s projects must proceed to ensure Waikiki’s success
Mauna Kea Telescope OK'd
Feb 26, 2011
Land Board approves Conservation District Use Permit for 18-story, 8-acre Thirty Meter Telescope construction project on conservation lands on Mauna Kea.
A done deal becomes a cause célèbre
Oct 20, 2010
Honolulu Weekly
Oahu’s enviro-watchdogs had launched a last-minute, do-or-die mobilization against a super-luxury hotel/condo tower that wants to break some important zoning laws and squeeze itself onto a narrow strip of sand smack in the middle of Waikiki, between the old Moana Hotel and bustling Kuhio Beach Park.
Sep 01, 2010
Honolulu Weekly
Conservation rule changes bring out hundreds of concerned residents.
Overhaul of Conservation Rules Rushed
Aug 29, 2010
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Op-Ed
Op-ed by Professor Jon Osorio and Vicky Holt-Takamine.
Lualualei community fights to save farmland
Aug 18, 2010
The Hawaii Independent
Hawaii Independent reports - Lualualei community fights to save farmland
Science, Culture Clash Over Sacred Mountain
Mar 18, 2001
Los Angeles Times
The emotionally charged debate over Western and Hawaiian uses of this rocky pinnacle is much more than a fight over a telescope or a mountaintop. To many Hawaiians, nothing less than the future of their homeland is at stake. And it is a perfect example of the often fumbling progress of Western science in a multicultural world.
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