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March 09, 2017

LETTER: TMT Solutions: From Golf to Science to Faith

"The entire summit and all the existing observatories are also ultimately affected—and the whole of science."
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February 21, 2017

TMT Hearing: Native Hawaiian PUEO President Supports TMT Project

PUEO President and University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Ph.D. candidate Keahi Warfield took the stand in support of the TMT project.
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January 31, 2017

TMT Hearing: DLNR Administrator Subpoenaed to Testify

DLNR’s Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands Administrator Sam Lemmo subpoenaed to testify in TMT contested case hearing.
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December 17, 2016

TMT Hearing Continues

Some declared Friday that TIO no longer has a sublease and should be dismissed from the hearing since it wouldn’t have a property interest
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December 15, 2016

TMT Hearing: University of Hawai‘i Rests It’s Case

UH Attorney Ian Sandison rested the university’s case following the conclusion of direct testimony and cross-examination of witness Tom Nance.
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December 14, 2016

TMT Hearing: Emotions Continue to Run High

Petitioner Cindy Freitas was overcome with emotion during her cross-examination of Office of Mauna Kea Management Director Stephanie Nagata.
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December 12, 2016

TMT Hearing: Tension High as OMKM Director Testifies

Stephanie Nagata, director of the Office of Mauna Kea Management, testified that she does not believe Mauna Kea or any site in Hawai‘i is sacred.
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December 08, 2016

TMT Hearing: OMKM Natural Resources Manager Testifies

OMKM Environment and Natural Resource Program manager testifies native ferns are located within the proposed TMT site.
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December 06, 2016

TMT Hearing: UH Calls Archeologist to the Stand

Archeologist testifies on burials in Mauna Kea Science Reserve.
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December 05, 2016

TMT Hearing: Hawaiian Language Ruling Clarified

Hearing Officer Amano said she is aware of the laws and cited Hawai‘i State Constitution as well as a federal case that ruled an interpreter is not required.
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December 02, 2016

TMT Hearing: Hawaiian Language Restricted

University of Hawai‘i at Hilo witnesses Wallace Ishibashi Jr. and Dr. Clifford Smith testified in the BLNR Contested Case Hearing on the TMT on Dec. 1.
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November 17, 2016

TMT Hearing: Native Hawaiian Practitioner Testifies

Native Hawaiian practitioner Wallace Ishibashi Jr. was called to the witness stand.
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November 14, 2016

TMT Petitioners File Hawai‘i Supreme Court Appeal

According to a court record, the appellants argue that Judge Amano violated their due process rights with her oral 30-minute cross-examination time limit.
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November 03, 2016

TMT Hearing: Native Hawaiian Navigator Testifies

Native practitioner and navigator Chad Kalepa Baybayan testified about traditional navigation and the use of Mauna Kea from a marine wayfaring perspective.
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November 03, 2016

Judge Puts Time Limit on TMT Cross-Examinations

Hearing Officer Riki May Amano ruled that the time for cross-examination of each witness be limited to 30 minutes.
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