Negotiations break down between state officials and TMT protesters
Negotiations over ground rules about access to Mauna Kea Access Road broke down between the Native Hawaiian activists and the state this afternoon. Kahoʻokahi Kanuha, leader of the Thirty Meter Telescope protesters, said police refused a handful of terms, including the continued maintenance of the protest checkpoint and not allowing the National Guard up the mountain.
Maui County condominium prices spike to decade high, inventory at all time low
The median sale price for Maui County condominiums spiked in June to $552,000, its highest mark in a decade, while the number of homes for sale continued to plummet, dipping to an all-time low since tracking began, according to the Realtors Association of Maui June report.
International Space Station to pass over Hawaiʻi skies
NASA says the ISS may be able to be spotted across Hawaiʻi skies this week. Weather permitting, the ISS in the sky will look like a bright star or airplane without the flashing lights moving across the sky.
Mover Over Anonymity: Hawaii’s Professionals Making Advancements
This online platform allows local professionals to connect and celebrate moving onward and upward in their profession …more
TODAY’S FACT, FIGURE OR PHRASE
“I strike up conversations with people all the time about what they think of state government. Usually their first reaction is they think of it as corrupt. And unresponsive. That it’s serving some groups and they’re not exactly sure who those groups are”
– Colin Moore, associate professor at UH Mānoa’s Department of Political Science, from the Government and Civics CHANGE report
HOW THE WORLD SEES HAWAIʻI
Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak
Protesters took position before sunrise Monday to demonstrate against the installation of a $1.4 billion telescope on top of a Hawaiian volcano that some natives consider sacred, with some chaining themselves to a cattle grate.
On Royal Views Of Honolulu, you and your friends will venture off on a Honolulu walking tour to different landmarks, to learn about the history, culture, and art Honolulu has to offer. Scavenger hunt tours happen once per day, every day.
Celebrate 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing and the wonders of the Moon through Planetarium shows, Science on a Sphere programs, keiki activities, and learn the traditional Hawaiian nights of the moon.
A Spotlight on Local Business at Leadership Conference, July 25
Honoring Hawai‘i Makes Sense on All Levels: Hear from thriving local businesses that honoring the place in which they do business. They put Hawai‘i’s history and culture at the core of how they work and lead their teams. Hear how they’ve achieved success and community impact while helping their clients.