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Press Coverage

Older Hawaiians against Caltech’s Thirty Meter Telescope leave Maunakea as TMT backers tout results of new poll
June 3rd, 2020
Pasadena Weekly
Language: English

As protesters against construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope leave Hawaii’s sacred Maunakea mountain out of fear of health-compromised elders contracting the deadly novel corornavirus, backers...

Support grows for TMT on Hawaii island, statewide poll says
May 28th, 2020
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - A new statewide poll commissioned for the developer of the Thirty Meter Telescope shows Hawaii residents support construction of the long-delayed $2.4 billion project by...

Restructuring of internal management of Maunakea will provide greater accountability and transparency
May 20th, 2020
Hawaii Tribune Herald
Language: English

Stewardship and telescope operations have resumed on University of Hawaii managed lands on Maunakea after suspension of all activities for nearly two months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

It’s Time To Reconsider Objections To Astronomy On Mauna Kea
April 25th, 2020
Civil Beat
Language: English

The TMT would add 140 permanent jobs, 300 multi-year construction jobs and another $26 million a year once it’s operational.

TMT donates $100K to The Food Basket
April 22nd, 2020
West Hawaii Today
Language: English

The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s food bank, has received a $100,000 donation from the Thirty Meter Telescope to meet the growing demand for food assistance on the island in the wake of the COVID-19...

Editorial: Good time to build TMT
March 21st, 2020
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - At the end of this public-health crisis, recovery will take every bit of worthy economic stimulus, which should not be squandered. That’s why Hawaii simply cannot allow...

My Turn: Allow TMT to begin construction (February 23, 2020)
February 23rd, 2020
West Hawaii Today

I was disappointed, but not surprised to read that Mayor Harry Kim had asked for another two-month moratorium on the Thirty Meter Telescope. He cannot be so naive as to believe that the...

True progress on TMT still elusive (Editorial)
February 21st, 2020
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - After spending a decade securing the necessary permits and permission from the state and Hawaii County — and surmounting legal challenges — the Thirty Meter Telescope’s...

Mauna Kea rules small but key step (Editorial)
January 23rd, 2020
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - New administrative rules on the management of commercial activity at Mauna Kea, adopted by the University of Hawaii Board of Regents and signed by Gov. David Ige, take...

Business Leaders and Public Agree: Complete TMT
January 17th, 2020
Hawaii Business Magazine
Language: English

Respondents in both surveys were asked: Should the Thirty Meter Telescope be completed? Survey interviewed 433 business representatives statewide, 808 poll reached 473 adult members of the general...


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