East Hawaii News

Public Input Requested on OHA’s TMT Stance

April 28, 2015, 9:01 AM HST
* Updated April 28, 9:04 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

A special meeting will be held by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Thursday, and the Board of Trustees is seeking public input through a five-question anonymous survey.

This survey will provide OHA with further information for the Thursday meeting to assist in determining whether or not the board should revoke its previous approval in support of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

OHA says the special meeting is being called following “a large number of vocal opposition.”

Survey questions ask how potential OHA positions regarding TMT may affect the participant’s views regarding the organization’s mission to improve the conditions of Native Hawaiians

According to OHA, the survey results are to “serve only as a general indicator of people’s views for the OHA Board’s consideration.”

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

The survey can be taken one time per computer and is accessible here.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.