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Accessed on 25 July 2019, 2020 UTC, Post 19258.
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|Mayor Kim believes he can find a way through the divisions on Mauna Kea
Hawai‘i’s governor put Hawai‘i Island Mayor Harry Kim in charge of negotiating with activists blocking construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. Kim says he understands the issue is about a lot more than just whether or not a telescope should be built on Mauna Kea. It’s about how the state has treated Native Hawaiians and their land. It’s about ceded lands — public land that previously belonged to the Hawaiian Kingdom, which includes land on Mauna Kea. Civil Beat.Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now.
Governor’s decision to step back from TMT conflict gets mixed reviews. Hawaii News Now.
The Rock visits Mauna Kea
Loss of TMT would harm state’s investments in science, business, supporters say
Telescope employees find future uncertain as protest blocks access to Mauna Kea
Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus formed
Bill to restore health care for COFA citizens reintroduced
Class action lawsuit filed against Diamond Resorts for alleged wage theft
Building a Financial Foundation
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|Labor unions favored for city construction projects under proposed bill
Bill 37 proposes that no less than 80% of all project works—costing at least $250,000— must be carried out by local residents, in order to promote the city’s economy and infrastructure development. Under the bill currently making its way through the Honolulu City Council, Community Workforce Agreements, would be made to solidify partnerships between the city and the labor unions of the Hawaii Building and Construction Trades Council and the Hawaii Construction Alliance. Hawaii Public Radio.
City hopes to buy eyesore along Pearl Harbor Historic Trail and create neighborhood park
Funding boosts efforts to reduce Chinatown homelessness
O‘ahu may get a motorsports race track
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