Hawaii’s Board of Land and Natural Resources erred in approving a key permit

From Civil Beat
“Hawaii’s Board of Land and Natural Resources erred in approving a key permit for a controversial 14-story telescope currently under construction at the summit of Haleakala, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled Friday.

Finish Reading: Hawaii’s Board of Land and Natural Resources erred in approving a key permit

Videos: Cultural Genocide on Haleakalā

Cultural Genocide on Haleakala, Maui by National Science Foundation & UH Institute for Astronomy.

Please take time out to review this video on the destructive effects of the proposed Advanced Technology Solar Telescope on the spiritual practices of Native Hawaiians living in Maui. Please stop this cultural genocide.

This video will be distributed to all parties involved in this cultural genocide to make them see how unjust this desecration is to the Spiritual Practitioners of Maui. In order to help in this fight please email Kilakila O Haleakala

Background on Telescope

What is Proposed?
The top of the telescope will be approximately 100′ higher than the summit. It’s base will be dug out 5 stories deep.

Why Oppose the Telescope?
Haleakalā National Park Superintendent Marilyn Parris said the park opposes a proposed solar telescope on the sensitive Haleakalā summit and called a draft environmental impact statement on the project inadequate. Read more Finish Reading: Background on Telescope

‘House of the Sun’ getting crowded

PUKALANI – For nearly a decade, the “line in the lava” – as Kahu Charles Kauluwehi Maxwell Sr. put it
recently – has been clearly delineated over the National Science Foundation’s proposed 143-foot-tall solar telescope near the summit of Haleakala.

Native cultural preservationists and Haleakala purists oppose the $161 million Advanced Technology Solar Telescope as sacrilegious, unnecessary and flat-out insensitive and ugly. Finish Reading: ‘House of the Sun’ getting crowded