“Hawaii’s state constitution requires all land originally belonging to the monarchy be held in a public trust and used to benefit native Hawaiians. That includes Mauna Kea, the islands’ tallest landmark. In […]
Originally Posted on July 20, 2019by garyhooser Friends and fellow HAPA Board Members Walter Ritte and Kaleikoa Ka‘eo – Chained to a cattle grate for 11 hours to protect the Mauna. *photographer unknown How […]
Originally posted on Sacred Mauna Kea:
Sacred. Sacred. Sacred. Let us gather and organize. The construction of the TMT must be halted like the groundbreaking. No means NO. Construction is…
(click here for PDF) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SACRED MAUNA KEA PRESS RELEASE 6/4/2015 RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR DAVID IGE’S STATEMENT FOR THE TMT DESECRATION OF OUR SACRED MAUNA KEA TO RESUME […]
Sacred Mauna Kea Hui head facilitator Kamahana Kealoha is interviewed by the BBC London World Update.
Hāloa Cover by Solomon Enos I. I will start off by saying I’m not indigenous to the islands, I’m not born and raised in Hawai‘i, I’m not even residing there […]
In the early morning of March 23, Native Hawaiian cultural practitioner Lanakila Mangauil heard that construction of the world’s largest optical telescope had begun atop the Hawaiian sacred mountain Mauna […]
A response to Ian Lind’s Civil Beat column, “Dangerous Intersection of Social Policy and the ‘Sacred.’”
Transcript of activist and Kū Kiaʻi Mauna organizer Lanakila Mangauil’s speech, delivered at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ Thursday, April 23 meeting, concerning the Thirty Meter Telescope.
From Europe to Haiti to now Hawai’i. Hawai’i is the flash point for this conversation now, even though the story goes beyond Hawai’i. If we are going to understand the context of what is happening in Hawai’i with the Thirty Meter Telescope, we must understand that Hawai’i is not the first or only place where astronomers used and benefited from colonialism. And in connection, we have to understand Hawaiian history. Thus, my reading list also includes important materials about Hawai’i’s history.
“To [the University of Hawaii], understanding one creation story is more important than the creation story of the islands they occupy” – Kamahana Kealoha, Sacred Mauna Kea Hui