Hawaii Governor David Ige appoints Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim to lead group for creating a Mauna Kea Peace Monument


Hawaii News Digest, 28 October 2017, 2345 UTC, Post #15861. Source: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/ige-taps-kim-lead-working-group-mauna-kea-peace-monument Reporter:  Nancy Cook Lauer ("West Hawaii Today"). Accessed on 28 October 2017, 2345 UTC. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim has long desired an international peace monument or park on the summit of Mauna Kea, … Continue reading Hawaii Governor David Ige appoints Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim to lead group for creating a Mauna Kea Peace Monument

Three arrested at state meeting amid protests of board member


Hawaii News Digest, 28 October 2017, 0430 UTC, Post #15855. Source:    http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36705694/3-arrested-at-state-meeting-amid-protests-of-board-member Reporter:  Ashley Nagaoka ("Hawaii News Now"). Accessed on 28 October 2017, 0430 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: On Friday, 27 October 2017, Honolulu police arrested three opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope Project who disrupted a meeting of … Continue reading Three arrested at state meeting amid protests of board member

Land Board approves TMT permit


Hawaii News Digest, 29 September 2017, 0645 UTC, Post #15677. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/09/28/breaking-news/state-land-board-grants-construction-permit-for-thirty-meter-telescope/ Accessed on 29 September 2017, 0645 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii State Board of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has voted 5-2 to approve a conservation district use permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna … Continue reading Land Board approves TMT permit

Walk in their shoes; Mayor-elect Kim says TMT proponents need to better understand those opposing project | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


KAILUA-KONA — It could be a symbol of unity, a structure that represents mankind’s desire to learn. Source: Walk in their shoes; Mayor-elect Kim says TMT proponents need to better understand those opposing project | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/walk-in-their-shoes-mayor-elect-kim-says-tmt-proponents-need-better-understand-those). Accessed on 13 October 2016, 16:45 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Tom Hasslinger. Please click link to read the full … Continue reading Walk in their shoes; Mayor-elect Kim says TMT proponents need to better understand those opposing project | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Wurdeman withdraws from TMT case; 6 original patitioners will represent themselves | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


The six original petitioners in the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case will represent themselves in hearings that start next week after their attorney withdrew as counsel, citing scheduling conflicts. Source: Wurdeman withdraws from TMT case; 6 original patitioners will represent themselves | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/wurdeman-withdraws-tmt-case-6-original-petitioners-will-represent-themselves). Accessed on 12 October 2016, 15:20 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Tom Callis. … Continue reading Wurdeman withdraws from TMT case; 6 original patitioners will represent themselves | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Human remains placed at TMT site | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


A Hilo man says an ahu built at the Thirty Meter Telescope site atop Mauna Kea should be protected after he deposited human remains there. Source: Human remains placed at TMT site | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/human-remains-placed-tmt-site). Accessed on 19 September 2016, 16:30 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Native Hawaiian activist … Continue reading Human remains placed at TMT site | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ige pressed on TMT; Telescope talk dominates portion of governor’s visit | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Thirty Meter Telescope supporters and opponents attended a “community connection” Tuesday evening at University of Hawaii at Hilo to question Gov. David Ige about his positions on the controversial project and Mauna Kea. Source: Ige pressed on TMT; Telescope talk dominates portion of governor’s visit | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/ige-pressed-tmt-telescope-talk-dominates-governor-s-visit). Accessed on 11 August 2016, 15:15 hrs, … Continue reading Ige pressed on TMT; Telescope talk dominates portion of governor’s visit | Hawaii Tribune-Herald