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Stene: Shocked by TMT protesters’ acquittal

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Stene: TMT debate is extremely divisive for our community

The debate over the Thirty Meter Telescope has become extremely divisive for our community. These protests segued from protecting Mauna Kea to a debate over the restoration of the Hawaiian Kingdom and questioning the legitimacy of the State of Hawaii. The lack of enforcement by Hawaii County and the State of Hawaii isn’t helping matters.

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Stene: Parallels between TMT, Hokulia

Stene: Parallels between TMT, Hokulia

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Governor Ige commits to allow TMT construction to move forward

In a press conference Tuesday (May 26) Governor David Ige committed to allow the Thirty Meter Telescope construction to move ahead. Gov Ige also announced a plan for the future stewardship of Mauna Kea.

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A snow-capped Mauna Kea beyond the Ohia forest seen from the Daniel K. Inouye Highway Sunday, January 4, 2015. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Thirty Meter Telescope will extend the timeout for construction on Mauna Kea

Saturday (April 11), Governor David Ige announced, while in Hilo, that the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) team has informed him it will postpone construction until Monday, April 20, 2015. “I thank TMT for its willingness to be respectful and sensitive to all of Hawai‘i – its special people, its sense of place and its unique […]

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A snow-capped Mauna Kea beyond the Ohia forest seen from the Daniel K. Inouye Highway Sunday, January 4, 2015. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Group rallying to cease TMT construction continues vigilance

Kanaka protectors representing several islands in the Hawaiian Islands, and a multi-ethnic group of international supporters continue to maintain their vigil at 9,000 feet above sea level to protect Mauna Kea, also known as Mauna a Wakea, on Hawaii Island. The protectors insist on monitoring the summit of Mauna Kea despite Hawaii Governor Ige’s declaration […]

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THINK Fund at Hawaii Community Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE As a member of the growing high-tech economy in Hawaii, the Thirty Meter Telescope has made a commitment to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education on Hawaii Island. As one of the greatest equalizers, education can also strengthen our workforce and economy so that families and communities thrive. TMT created The […]

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TMT scientists ‘Journey Through the Universe’ (March 1)

MEDIA RELEASE TMT is participating again at this year’s Journey Through The Universe’s Family Science Day and Astronomy Educators in the Classroom. For 10 years, the Journey Through the Universe program has excited classrooms and students in Hilo and beyond with exciting science. Journey Through the Universe brings local students and teachers together with astronomers […]

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India joins Thirty Meter Telescope project

MEDIA RELEASE In New Delhi, officials of the government of India signed documents establishing the country as a full partner in the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project. An international collaboration of institutions in the USA, Canada, Japan, India and China, the TMT project is working toward building a powerful, next-generation astronomical observatory at Mauna Kea […]

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TMT launches The Hawaii Island New Knowledge (THINK) Fund

MEDIA RELEASE The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has launched THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund to better prepare Hawaii Island students to master STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and to become the workforce for higher paying science and technology jobs in Hawaii’s 21st century economy. TMT’s founding gift of $1 million marks the […]

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Thirty Meter Telescope set to start construction

Blessing, groundbreaking ceremony interrupted by protesters who oppose building on Mauna Kea

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Thirty Meter Telescope groundbreaking (Oct. 7)

On-site construction to begin on TMT; watch worldwide by webcast

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Thirty Meter Telescope ready to begin construction

Henry Yang: ‘It has been an amazing journey for TMT, from idea to shovel-ready project’

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PAES summit in Hilo (July 21-25)

MEDIA RELEASE The second annual Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit (PAES), sponsored by the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) and hosted by the Imiloa Astronomy Center, will gather high school students and educators from the TMT partner countries: Japan, China, India, Canada and the United States (Hawaii Island). Set for July 21-25 at the Imiloa Astronomy […]

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