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November 01, 2017

$1.2M Grant from Keck Allows Team to Explore Ocean’s Deepest Zone

The deepest 45%t of the ocean depth range remains one of the most unexplored and inaccessible regions on the planet. Twelve people have walked on the moon while only three people have ever been to the deepest zone in the ocean, the hadal zone.
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October 31, 2017

AstroDay Coming to Kona Commons

Highlights of AstroDay 2017 include Starlab which is a portable planetarium provided by the Canada France Hawai‘i and Gemini Observatories.
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October 30, 2017

Governor Ige to Mayor Kim on Living Monument for World Peace on Mauna Kea

I could think of no better person than you to lead and organize a working group of like-minded individuals to create a Living Monument for World Peace on Mauna Kea. I trust you without any reservation and hesitation in this endeavor.
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October 30, 2017

UPDATE: TMT Protest at BLNR Meeting Prompts Responses

"The behavior of a few individuals at last week’s Board of Land and Natural Resources meeting was unfortunate, uncalled for and unacceptable."
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October 28, 2017

AstroDay in West Hawaiʻi

This free, family-oriented, science celebration has been a Hilo tradition for the past 16 years and will be in Kona for the first time.
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October 27, 2017

Keck Observatory Open House, Nov. 11

The open house will be filled with cosmic activities, stellar food and a star-studded program featuring renowned astronomers and engineers.
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October 27, 2017

Volcano Watch: Maps Identify Lava Inundation Zones for Mauna Loa

An eruption on Mauna Loa is not imminent, but it will erupt again someday. When it does, many people, including emergency responders, will need to know which areas are threatened with lava inundation.
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October 25, 2017

High Wind Watch for Big Island Summits

Very strong southwest winds aloft associated with a passing upper level trough will impact the high elevations on the Big Island today.
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October 22, 2017

Hawaiʻi County: High Wind WARNING in Effect

The winds from the Southwest could get up to 45 to 60 mph with localized gusts over 70 mph are possible along the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.
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October 06, 2017

Maunakea Scholars Program Expands

Expansion of the Maunakea Scholars Program brings new, enhanced cultural education and an Increase in participants.
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September 28, 2017

UPDATE 2: Hawai‘i BLNR Approves TMT Permit

A 5-2 majority of the Hawai‘i BLNR today adopted the hearing officer's recommendation to approve the application for a permit to build the TMT.
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September 21, 2017

TMT HEARING: Oral Arguments Conclude; BLNR to Rule

The oral arguments hearing was held on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in the Crown Room of the Grand Naniloa Hotel in Hilo.
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September 20, 2017

TMT Hearing: KAHEA Calls for Recusal of 2 BLNR Members

The Hawai‘i State Board of Land and Natural Resources began hearing oral arguments in the Contested Case Hearing for the Conservation District Use Application (CDUA) for the Thirty Meter Telescope at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Crown Room of the Grand Naniloa Hotel in... Read more »
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September 18, 2017

Thirty Meter Telescope Completes $1M Donation to THINK Fund

The Thirty Meter Telescope recently made the second half of its $1 million annual payment to the THINK Fund, supporting educational opportunities for Hawai‘i Island students and teachers.
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September 13, 2017

TMT HEARING: BLNR to Hear Oral Arguments

The Hawai‘i BLNR will hear oral arguments in the Contested Case Hearing for the Conservation District Use Application for the TMT on Wednesday, Sept. 20.
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