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Press Coverage

Hayashi Saeko: Three Decades Pushing the Limits of Astronomical Observation with the Subaru Telescope
December 18th, 2019
Nippon Communications Foundation
Language: English

Article about the work of Saeko Hayashi, Associate professor of astronomical science at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, at Subaru Telescope in Hawaii. She joined the Thirty Meter...

TMT: Separating Fact from Myth
August 19th, 2019
West Hawaii Today
Language: English

Debunking oft-cited claims of dynamite, nuclear power and more. Some opposition to the Thirty Meter Telescope is being fueled by prominent people — celebrities, musicians and politicians — who...

Claims about TMT’s impact on watershed are just plain false, according to expert, EIS
August 5th, 2019

The most vocal opposition to the Thirty Meter Telescope project has come from the perspective of the rights of indigenous people and the cultural significance of the site. However, the project...

Fact-Checking Environmental Concerns About The Thirty Meter Telescope
August 2nd, 2019
Honolulu Civil Beat

TMT officials say the world’s largest telescope will be a zero-waste facility, while the state has determined it doesn’t pose a risk to the Big Island’s water supply.

TMT Means Progress For Hawaii’s Future
July 18th, 2019
Honolulu Civil Beat

Growing up in Hilo I attended Ellison Onizuka Science Day practically every year, collecting “space swag” from the exhibits and classroom discussions. With my eye on the sky, I vowed to pursue a...

Supporters of TMT voice their opinion regarding construction
July 16th, 2019

Supporters of TMT made their voices heard as they gathered in Hilo Tuesday morning. According to supporters, they're not discouraged by the demonstrations on the base of Maunakea and are excited...

Local support for Thirty Meter Telescope has been strong for years
July 16th, 2019
Honolulu Star Advertiser

While media coverage of the Thirty Meter Telescope has been dominated by images of hundreds of protesters trying to block construction of the project, support for the telescope has been strong...

TMT Ensuring that science and culture coexist on Mauna Kea
June 21st, 2019
HI Now
Language: English

Segment with Dr. Greg Chun, senior advisor to University of Hawaii President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Marcia Sakai, addressing the university's management of Maunakea and sharing more...

DLNR issued notice to proceed on Thirty Meter Telescope yesterday
June 21st, 2019

HONOLULU (KHON2) - According to Governor Ige, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) yesterday issued a notice to the University of Hawaii at Hilo to proceed, begin construction on the...

CILAS to make adaptive optics mirrors for giant Hawaii telescope
June 20th, 2019
Language: English

TMT featured in the business news of, the leading online resource for professionals working and using photonics based technologies. delivers daily coverage of the optics &...


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