TMT a go

HILO — Public officials and opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope are bracing for a potential showdown after construction of the project was authorized by the state.

TMT opponent reconsideration request detailed

Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope are getting some help from other Native Hawaiian leaders and a former state Supreme Court justice in their request for reconsideration of a recent ruling in favor of the $1.4 billion project.

Prohibited emails to TMT case judge prompts notice

HONOLULU — A member of the state Board of Land and Natural Resources that approved a controversial giant telescope improperly contacted a state Supreme Court justice weighing the fate of the project.

Supreme Court rules in favor of state in appeal relating to TMT

KAILUA-KONA — Today, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the state Board of Land and Natural Resources was not required to hold a contested case hearing before consenting to a sublease by the University of Hawaii to TMT International Observatory for the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea.

Net zero growth key to TMT support

I learned today that the Hawaii Supreme Court will soon be hearing comments on either ending or sustaining the current halt on the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea.

Obenski’s reasons for TMT delay off mark

In his biweekly column last Saturday, “guru” Ken Obenski took some foolish shots at the group working to develop one of the major scientific instruments to be built in the 21st century — the TMT project to build a 30 meter telescope here in Hawaii on Maunakea. Ken seems to think it will be their own fault if they do not finally succeed in getting a site on Maunakea

Work together to ensure TMT avoids more delays

The Hawaii State Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) recently renewed a construction permit to build the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on the summit of Maunakea. Maunakea is well-established as the finest observing site in the world due to

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TMT permit approved — with caveats

HILO — The state Land Board will require the University of Hawaii to remove three telescopes atop Mauna Kea and create new educational programs as conditions for allowing construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.