Friday | July 31, 2015
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  • | Posted: Jun 17 2015 - 12:05am

    The core of the issues raised by the Thirty Meter Telescope have been simmering for decades — there is no issue that the entire mountaintop has historic sites and human burials, these facts are well documented by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Historic Preservation Division. The land where all of the telescopes have been built is conservation zoning. The host culture of these islands have treated Mauna Kea as a sacred site for hundreds, if not thousands, of years.

  • Posted: Jun 16 2015 - 12:05am

    Green waste plan creates more problems

  • Posted: Jun 15 2015 - 3:24pm

    Our academic freedom endangered

  • | Posted: Jun 15 2015 - 3:23pm

    The journey of the early Hawaiians navigating skillfully by the stars over thousands of miles of uncharted ocean, culminating centuries later with their knowledge advanced by an observatory deservedly placed on magnificent Mauna Kea, which welcomed them home, will be one of the most poignant and powerful stories ever told. Details of the cultural, educational and economic benefits are well written in the We Support TMT petition (gopetition.com) submitted by Mailani Neal, a brave, intelligent 18-year-old Hawaii Preparatory Academy senior.

  • Posted: Jun 13 2015 - 12:05am

    Kenoi should step aside during investigations

  • Posted: Jun 12 2015 - 12:05am

    Why build TMT in Hawaii?

  • Posted: Jun 11 2015 - 12:05am

    Old-time story with the same result

  • Posted: Jun 10 2015 - 12:05am

    Lack of medication rules out living in Kona

  • Posted: Jun 9 2015 - 12:05am

    English requirment a practical idea but also a form of racism

  • | Posted: Jun 7 2015 - 12:05am

    I have received a few telephone calls berating me for including Finance Director Deanna Sako in my Ethics Board complaint against Mayor Billy Kenoi. The jist of their opinions is that she wasn’t there long enough as director to be responsible for Kenoi’s misuse of his purchasing card. I disagree. Let me tell you why.

  • | Posted: Jun 6 2015 - 12:05am

    In Dave Chrisman’s letter in the May 31 West Hawaii Today he argues that climate change, man made or otherwise, is in fact not occurring and “invites us to research the statistics” that will apparently show his viewpoint to be true. Well, I took him up on his advise, so here are a few statistical facts regarding climate change.

  • Posted: Jun 6 2015 - 12:05am

    Not all development is bad for island

  • Posted: Jun 5 2015 - 12:05am

    Hawaiian school graduation uplifting

  • Posted: Jun 4 2015 - 12:05am

    To whom is the budget fair?

  • Posted: Jun 3 2015 - 5:44am

    Making vs. affirming a decision on TMT