Tag Archives: Mauna a Wākea

The 9-30-17 Mission Point…

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This was where I was moved to stop to do some kind of ceremony. I wasn’t sure where it was going to be, then suddenly it “showed up”. Not all way up to Mauna Kea, not even to Pu’u Huluhulu, … Continue reading

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Mauna Kea TMT BLNR Contested Case Final Argument videos, 9-20-17

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I’ve been watching a few of these in the last couple days, and felt the desire to place them here for others to get a flavor for what is happening regarding the TMT (Thirty Meter Telescope) situation. Here is a … Continue reading

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170712 Mauna Kea 11 Mission HI DEF videos playlist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEQSPUb-jUE&list=PL06qDcsJSVrLOJsEdL8OSqTejlHuinRH2 My pardons for getting the date mixed up on all the posted videos. Today is 170712 (not 170717).

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Related to Mauna Kea and the TMT… Kingdom of Hawai’i blog, “Lanny Sinkin, 11-14-16… “The Faith and the Telescope at the Hawai’i Supreme Court””

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This is self-explanatory, as described below. Lanny Sinkin is representing the Temple of Lono, and as I understand it, is trying to demonstrate that the Hawaiian faith is still practiced on the islands, and is as valid as all other … Continue reading

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And what’s going on with that Mauna a Wākea telescope business? HPR.org 11-8-16… “TMT Case Heads to Hawaii Supreme Court for Second Time”

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I’ve not posted much about the Mauna Kea TMT business since the construction permit was voided by the Hawaii Supreme Court, but there has been activity. A contested case hearing was arranged, a mediator “judge” (retired judge) with ties to … Continue reading

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Hawaii News Now 2-11-16… “Alternate sites considered for embattled giant telescope” (and the tale of two postings of the ‘same’ article)

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This is very interesting, in my view, for two different reasons. First off, this is just what many who support the sacredness of Mauna a Wākea would want… TMT looking for another location for its 18-story telescope. The other part … Continue reading

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Inspiring Messages from a Keaukaha Hawaiian Homelands Meeting, 2-4-16

https://youtu.be/AfFojBThxII I felt this wanted to be posted, primarily because the messages I heard from Hawaiian homelands beneficiaries at 1:08 (the lady) and 1:16 (Iokepa and LaKea, two of the Mauna Kea protectors) were very inspiring, to me. To me, … Continue reading

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Big Island Mauna a Wākea News 2-2-16… “Six more TMT protesters acquitted”

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This was quite positive news for those who stood up for Mauna a Wākea the past year. In my view, no one should be “arrested” for standing up for their homeland, and the places they consider sacred. There are efforts … Continue reading

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Voices of Truth 1-31-16… “Crawling To Courage – A Visit With [Mauna Kea Protector] Pua Case”

https://youtu.be/dtVF-OUkTqo I felt this should be posted for all to view, and learn more about this beautiful Protector of Mauna a Wākea. I’ve had the joy of meeting and being with Pua and many of the Protectors. She speaks of … Continue reading

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“The Significance of Mauna a Wākea for the planet”, by Te Kanapūoterangi

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To me, this points to the planetary importance of Mauna A Wākea and reasons for protecting her from desecration. Found this on FB, here. As I read this, Te is from a Maori region of the world (New Zealand?). I … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Hawai’i blog, 1-9-16… Ali`i Nui Mō`ī Edmund K. Silva, Jr… “King’s Letter to Prosecutor Roth… ‘Dismiss the Charges'”

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Relating to the prior post, the King has written this letter requesting the county prosecutor to drop all other charges against all protectors. ———————————– Ali`i Nui Mō`ī Edmund K. Silva, Jr., 1-9-16… “King’s Letter to Prosecutor Roth… ‘Dismiss the Charges’” … Continue reading

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Big Island Video News 1-8-16… “[Kaho’okahi] Kanuha Found Not Guilty Of Obstruction on Mauna Kea”

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[Kp update: recall that the “‘Aina Mauna” Kaho’okahi talked about (bolded highlights below) is the same region which was connected in the Mauna ‘Ekolu (Three mountain) mission of 11-17-15. Later that same day, the HI Supreme Court ruled the TMT … Continue reading

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Kaho’okahi Kanuha found “Not Guilty” for Protection of Mauna a Wākea… 1-8-16

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. [Update 1917 HST: an article in the Tribune Herald just came out about this: TMT… leader found not guilty] Kaho’okahi Kanuha was found “Not Guilty” by the court today for his actions on Mauna a Wākea last year. Well, … Continue reading

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InterContinentalCry.org 12-21-15… “15 Indigenous Rights Victories That You Didn’t Hear About in 2015”

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This is rather like an overview of victories during 2015. Mauna Kea is also included. Since a photo of Mauna Kea was not included, I place it at upper left. Here is a list of the 15. Justice for the … Continue reading

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Hawaii News Now 12-16-15… “TMT officials confirm heavy equipment being removed from Mauna Kea”

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This was posted on FB so I pass it along (I was unable to find any local news articles about this when I posted this yesterday). Of course, this was anticipated, but no one knew exactly when this would be … Continue reading

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Mauna a Wākea News 12-15-15… “Equipment to be Removed from Mauna Kea Tomorrow, 12-16-15”

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[Update 12-16-15 1143 HST: Here is a link to a Hawaii News Now article confirming that the heavy equipment is being removed today.] [Update 2334 HST: Just after posting this, and sharing on the Stand for Mauna a Wākea and … Continue reading

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An Article Which Appeared in the West Hawaii Today Newspaper, today, 12-14-15… “Worst state for doing business” [and my comment]

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That’s the title on the article. But no one actually said that. I’ll post the text below the comment which I left on the article. There’s a number of things I could point to here, but I’ll just leave my … Continue reading

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Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network (MNN) 12-4-15… “In Hawaii, extremely large telescope faces extremely large setback” (aka, “The Events that have transpired at Mauna Kea are HUGE“)

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This article points out the significance (to the entire planet) of what has been occurring on Mauna a Wākea. I’ve probably pointed this out several times before, but I feel this article re-importantizes this point. Found this by being tagged … Continue reading

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A Canadian’s Perspective… 12-4-15, “Colby Cosh: An imperialist icon, meant to benefit all mankind, unfortunately situated on a sacred mountaintop”

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This was posted on a FB feed, and I felt it appropriate for this time. All I will add is what one commenter wrote, and my reply: Commenter: “Because they see our weak history regarding this kind of thing. The … Continue reading

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Synchronicity, Anyone? Mt. Etna Erupts Shortly after the Hawaii Supreme Court Mauna Kea TMT Decision!!

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Synchronicity, anyone? “…the eruption on Mt. Etna volcano occurred just 3-4 hours after the Hawaii Supreme Court decision about protecting Mauna Kea volcano” I feel this eruption, which reportedly occurred 12-3-15 (Sicily Time) is connected, intimately, with what occurred here, … Continue reading

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The Epic Journey of the Mauna Kea Protectors… in “Star Wars” Theme Videos

https://youtu.be/MsE4pGLytDw These were produced and posted by Mark Miller. Excellent video quality (be sure to set to Hi Def), and really chronologues well the earlier months of the Mauna Kea protectors. Beautifully done. Posted in May, 2015, so it does … Continue reading

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Big Island Video News 12-3-15… “VIDEO: Victorious Petitioners React To TMT Court Decision”

https://youtu.be/6w_7G-VwEzw This is an excellent summary video, in my view, of the whole picture of “Protection of Mauna a Wākea” through the last few years. This shows three of the very important people involved with the protectors. Excellent professional video. … Continue reading

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Today’s (12-3-15) Hawaii Tribune Herald Front Page…

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. This one’s definitely a celebration post!! (via Nancy Munroe FB)

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Breaking Mauna Kea News… “State Supreme Court rules TMT permit invalid; construction to remain on indefinite hold”

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This is quite BIG news. Although I do not know the next possible steps, I have been told by a couple of informants that this means the TMT corporation would have to start the full permit process over. However, this … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Hawai’i blog, 11-19-15… Ali`i Nui Mō`ī Edmund K. Silva, Jr… “King’s Letter of Gratitude to Lāhui”

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A letter of gratitude for all those who have worked for the protection and freedom of Mauna a Wākea. [Note: “Lāhui” means “people of the nation”.] ———————————– Ali`i Nui Mō`ī Edmund K. Silva, Jr., 11-19-15… “King’s Letter of Gratitude to … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Hawai’i blog, 11-16-15… Ali`i Nui Mō`ī Edmund K. Silva, Jr… “King’s Letter to Governor Ige: Avoiding Confrontation”

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This was written and posted prior to the Tuesday (11-17-15) ruling by the Supreme Court to temporarily halt TMT construction. ———————————– Ali`i Nui Mō`ī Edmund K. Silva, Jr., 11-13-15… “King’s Letter to Governor Ige, Avoiding Confrontation” Ali`i Mana`o Nui Lanny … Continue reading

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Big Island Video News 11-23-15… “Legally Binding Letter: TMT Will Be Last Mauna Kea Telescope Site” (and a couple reader’s comments)

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This, I would surmise, is in part an effort to make “the state” look good, and to appear to be a “good steward ” of the land, and the Mauna. In my view, they are grasping at whatever they can … Continue reading

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A result of today’s journey?… 11-17-15 “Hawaii Supreme Court grants temporary suspension of permit for giant Mauna Kea telescope”

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[Here is another article about this.] This is amazing! I had just returned home, and soon after, this came in, emailed to me by Lanny Sinkin. I know many people have been working toward something like this, but the synchronicity … Continue reading

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Message from Pua Case to Mauna Kea Protectors 11-16-15

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This is from Pua Case, one of the spiritual leaders of the Ku Kia’i Mauna (Mauna Kea protectors). There are potentially “things” that may be going on with the TMT, supposedly on Wednesday. ————————————– Facebook Post We have a call … Continue reading

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Petition… “Remove the Heavy Equipment from Mauna Kea Summit”

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Some may have an interest in this. At the time of posting, there are 320 signatures. ——————————- Remove the Heavy Equipment from Mauna Kea Summit Update #1, 1 hours ago The State Supreme Court decision about TMT has not occurred … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Hawai’i blog, 11-13-15… Ali`i Nui Mō`ī Edmund K. Silva, Jr… “King’s Letter to President Governor Ige, TMT Confrontation”

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Excellent points made in this letter. My highlights are below. “Anyone who listened to the oral argument before the Hawai’i Supreme Court regarding the challenge to the permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope knows that at least four of the … Continue reading

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What’s going on in the Kingdom of Hawai’i… “Stand for Mauna a Wākea” vs. “We Support TMT” FaceBook groups

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. So “the poll” said “people in Hawaii love TMT”. Not this FB group comparison. It shows a membership of 18,206 to 751. Definitive? Perhaps not. But no less so than the “paid-for-by-TMT ‘We love TMT’ poll“. No more needs … Continue reading

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What’s going on in the Kingdom of Hawai’i… Civil Beat 11-13-13… “State Issues New Guidelines On Media’s Mauna Kea Access”

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[Note: The actual document is at the end of the article. Links are here and here.] This “showed up” yesterday, and this results from an announcement by TMT that, in spite of the fact that a Supreme Court decision is … Continue reading

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