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Press Coverage

Navigator, Astronomer Testify at TMT Hearing
November 3rd, 2016
Hawaii Tribune Herald
Language: English

The Thirty Meter Telescope contested case hearing continued Wednesday at the Grand Naniloa Hotel Crown Room in Hilo with navigator Chad Kalepa Baybayan and astronomer Robert McLaren appearing as...

Yes, the state should allow TMT on Mauna Kea
September 7th, 2016
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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Amano tackles TMT motions
August 6th, 2016
Hawaii Tribune Herald
Language: English

Riki May Amano, hearings officer for the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case, waded through procedural questions and assertions of Hawaiian sovereignty during a hearing Friday in Hilo.But some of...

Multiple motions filed in TMT case; hearing set for today
August 5th, 2016
Hawaii Tribune Herald
Language: English

Participants in the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case have filed a flurry of motions ahead of today’s meeting in Hilo, from declaring Mauna Kea sacred to ongoing challenges to Riki May Amano’s...

TMT support high, Big Isle poll finds
August 4th, 2016
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - Hawaii island residents continue to show strong support for the Thirty Meter Telescope, acording to a public opinion poll commissioned by the nonprofit that aims to build...

Public support for telescope increases
July 19th, 2016
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - The Thirty Meter Telescope might be a Big Island project, but Oahu is clearly TMT country. In the latest Hawaii poll, more than three-quarters of Oahu's likely primary...

The future of astronomy in Hawaii hinges on the Thirty Meter Telescope
July 1st, 2016
Physics Today
Language: English

Mauna Kea, on Hawaii’s Big Island, remains the favored site for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), but in the face of multiple hurdles, the project’s leaders are making backup plans. The TMT...

Telescope company continues education fund despite limbo
June 28th, 2016
West Hawaii Today
Language: English

The nonprofit company trying to build the Thirty Meter Telescope is continuing with its pledge to donate $1 million annually for educating students on Hawaii Island, where the project is planned,...

PUEO Leader Keahi Warfield Shares Vision
June 26th, 2016
Big Island Video News
Language: English

Warfield said that although TMT has divided the community, he sees benefits in the $1.4 billion project, especially for the youth he mentors. Warfield also discussed his own history on the...

Aloha for everyone: Amano permits all parties to participate in TMT contested case
June 18th, 2016
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
Language: English

Riki May Amano is giving everyone a seat at the table as she prepares to start a new contested case hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope’s land use permit. During her first pre-hearing conference...


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