mauna kea

Why Mauna Kea Needs Your Protection

Why Mauna Kea Needs Your Protection

By Kaitlin Grable I was born on the island of O’ahu, 98 years after the U.S. supported an illegal coup in my hometown of Honolulu to overthrow Queen Liliuokalani and steal Hawaiian land. I was born in a Hawai’i that is radically and tragically different from the Hawai’i of my ancestors. The Hawaiian word for […]

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    Approval Given to Thirty Meter Telescope on Sacred Mountain

    Approval Given to Thirty Meter Telescope on Sacred Mountain

    By Gabriella Rutherford In what its chairperson deemed “one of the most difficult decisions the board has ever made,” the Hawai’i Board of Land and Natural Resources last week approved construction of the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on top of Mauna a Wakea (Mauna Kea). The decision has been met with fierce criticism. For […]