sacred landscapes

Mauna Kea – Temple Under Siege

Although the mountain volcano Mauna Kea last erupted around 4000 years ago, it is still hot today, the center of a burning controversy over whether its summit should be used for astronomical observatories or preserved as a cultural landscape sacred to the Hawaiian people.

Mauna Kea – Temple Under Siege TRANSCRIPT

Although the mountain volcano Mauna Kea last erupted around 4000 years ago, it is still hot today, the center of a burning controversy over whether its summit should be used for astronomical observatories or preserved as a cultural landscape sacred to the Hawaiian people.

NASA – Keck Outrigger Telescopes Project – Town Meetings TRANSCRIPTS

Town Meetings: Kailua-Kona, Waimea, Hilo
(Hawai‘i island)
 
October 1 – 4, 2001

Mauna Kea Master Plan – Public meeting, Waimea TRANSCRIPT

Public Meeting: Waimea, Hawai‘i island
May 24, 1999

Mauna Kea Master Plan – Public meeting, Kona TRANSCRIPT

Public Meeting: Kona, Hawai‘i island
May 25, 1999

Mauna Kea Master Plan – Public meeting, Hilo TRANSCRIPT

Public Meeting: Hilo, Hawai‘i island
May 27, 1999

Mauna Kea Master Plan

Public Meetings: Waimea, Kona, Hilo

May 24 – 27, 1999
 
Testimony on the Mauna Kea Science Reserve Master Plan, recorded during three public meetings on Hawai‘i island.

NASA/Keck Outrigger Telescopes Project

Town Meeting: Hilo, October 3, 2001

In a series of four community meetings on Hawai’i island in October of 2001, representatives from NASA and the W. M. Keck Observatory presented their plan to add six new telescopes to their array atop Mauna Kea, including proposed plans for restoring disturbed habitat of the rare Wekiu bug.