HOLD THE LINE: Kiaʻi (Protectors) hold their ground in three days of standoff and will not be moved
A group of respected kupuna (Hawaiian elders) has been holding down a sacred roadblock on Mauna Kea since the date of announced construction (July 15). On July 17, 33 were arrested. Unable to tolerate the sight of their kupuna, many in poor health, being carried away, lines of young women locked arms in protection, backed by young men.
Proposed Telescope in Hawaii puts Larger Questions Under Microscope
Read Original Story HERE. It’s about science, religion, the state, indigenous wisdom, the law, colonialism, and our environment yet it is about so much more. The embattled Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on the Big Island of Hawaii has brought forth some very important questions that are now being discussed globally. In this article we will look at a brief background, dissenting opinions, the current legal case and why this is such a vital choice-point for humanity to address… i