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“Noho Hewa” on Vimeo as fundraiser to protect Mauna Kea

We’ve reported in the past on efforts to block construction of the massive Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, due to environmental and cultural concerns. Unfortunately, construction has begun, but with it, so have protests on Mauna Kea and around the world in solidarity. Anne Keala Kelly, Hawaiian filmmaker, journalist, and activist, has worked for … Continue reading “Noho Hewa” on Vimeo as fundraiser to protect Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea – Defending a Sacred Mountain

For many years now, indigenous Hawaiian people have been involved in a battle to stop the construction of a new 30-meter telescope (TMT) array on Mauna Kea mountain, which is a sacred place and the source of all drinking water on the island. The project would be the size of a sports stadium – bigger … Continue reading Mauna Kea – Defending a Sacred Mountain

Documentary to protect Mauna Kea: “Why the Mountain”

Mauna Kea is under threat by planned construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. Though Hawaiians and non-Hawaiian allies successfully disrupted the TMT groundbreaking ceremony, the fight isn’t over yet. The award-winning Hawaiian filmmakers Anne Keala Kelly and Mary Alice Kaʻiulani Milham are teaming up to create a documentary in protection of Mauna Kea. They are … Continue reading Documentary to protect Mauna Kea: “Why the Mountain”

“Why The Mountain”: A Documentary Film to Protect Sacred Mauna Kea

This comes from our friend Anne Keala Kelly, an award-wining native Hawaiian journalist and activist whose previous film, Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai’i is a powerful indictment of American settler-colonialism in the Hawaiian islands. “Why The Mountain”: A Documentary Film to Protect Sacred Mauna Kea Mauna Kea is majestic. Environmentally, it’s one of … Continue reading “Why The Mountain”: A Documentary Film to Protect Sacred Mauna Kea

Hawaiians halt Thirty Meter Telescope ground-breaking ceremony

On Tuesday, October 7, a ground-breaking ceremony was attempted to kick off construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), a $1.5 billion desecration of sacred Mauna Kea. The project has been rammed through by the so-called “state” of Hawai’i despite environmental, cultural, and legal concerns. Native Hawaiians led a protest and, joined by non-Hawaiians, successfully … Continue reading Hawaiians halt Thirty Meter Telescope ground-breaking ceremony

Press Release – Hawaiian Allies Protesting Desecration

For Immediate Release   Media Inquiries contact: Keala Kelly 808-265-0177 Email: sacredmaunakea@gmail.com Website: http://sacredmaunakea.wordpress.com/ Mauna Kea Protest Tuesday, October 7, 2014 — 7am to 2pm, Saddle Road at the entrance to the Mauna Kea Observatory Road Native Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians will gather for a peaceful protest against the Astronomy industry and the “State of Hawaii’s” … Continue reading Press Release – Hawaiian Allies Protesting Desecration

Press Release: Hawaiians Protest 30-meter telescope on Mauna Kea, October 7th

By Sacred Mauna Kea Mauna Kea Protest Tuesday, October 7, 2014 — 7am to 2pm, Saddle Road at the entrance to the Mauna Kea Observatory Road Native Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians will gather for a peaceful protest against the Astronomy industry and the “State of Hawaii’s” ground- breaking ceremony for a thirty-meter telescope (TMT) on the … Continue reading Press Release: Hawaiians Protest 30-meter telescope on Mauna Kea, October 7th

Tuesday: protest of the Thirty Meter Telescope

Press release from Keala Kelly. For more information, contact her at: Phone: 808-265-0177 Email: sacredmaunakea@gmail.com Website: Sacred Mauna Kea Facebook What: Mauna Kea Protest When: Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 7am to 2pm Where: Saddle Road at the entrance to the Mauna Kea Observatory Road Native Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians will gather for a peaceful protest against … Continue reading Tuesday: protest of the Thirty Meter Telescope

Native Hawaiians Lead Opposition to New Mauna Kea Telescope

A proposed Thirty Meter Telescope for the Mauna Kea summit faces opposition from Native Hawaiians and from environmental groups, due to the heavy impacts it would have on cultural practices and on this ecological sensitive area. Deep Green Resistance Hawai’i supports the right of Native Hawaiians to carry out their traditional spiritual practices free of … Continue reading Native Hawaiians Lead Opposition to New Mauna Kea Telescope

“Why The Mountain”: A Documentary Film to Protect Sacred Mauna Kea

This comes from our friend Anne Keala Kelly, an award-wining native Hawaiian journalist and activist whose previous film, Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai’i is a powerful indictment of American settler-colonialism in the Hawaiian islands.   “Why The Mountain”: A Documentary Film to Protect Sacred Mauna Kea Mauna Kea is majestic. Environmentally, it’s one … Continue reading “Why The Mountain”: A Documentary Film to Protect Sacred Mauna Kea