From Corrina Gold: “Thank you Prof. Tatiana Irwin for inviting Loa Niumeitolu and I to have a Wonderful conversation with students at College of San Mateo about the intersection of Lisjan/Ohlone history #sogoreatelandtrust and Pacific Island social movements. #MaunaKea #Maunakeawarenessday #LisjanstandwithMaunakea”
From Dr. Emalani Case: “Thank you to the faculty, staff, and students in Anthropology for inviting me to speak at their seminar series and to share my paper, ‘I ka piko, to the summit: resistance from the mountain to the sea.’ It was the perfect opportunity to lift the name of our mauna and to share in this day of awareness, support, and aloha for Mauna Kea.”
Bear Manaonālaniokeānuenue Kim performing at Stanford on Mauna Kea Awareness Day 2019. The most moving musical performance I have ever experienced. So proud to be a kiaʻi mauna today and a hoa aloha ʻāina of this amazing kanaka maoli.
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Nālamakūikapō Ahsing from Waiʻanae, Oʻahu studying currently at Williams College currently. Kamehanaokalā Taylor and Ahsing created the designs above. The ahu’ula depicted in the background is associated with Queen Emma in her childhood. Our ali’i wahine who returned to ka piko kaulana o ka ‘āina in a time of greatness.
UVic Indigenous Studies students say no to TMT! First Peoples House, Unceded WSÁNEC & Lekwungen (Songhees & Esquimalt) Territories (Victoria, B.C., Canada)
Faculty at the University of Victoria (Canada) in the Humanities Indigenous Studies department supports Mauna Kea.
The Thirty Meter Telescope has a 5 acre footprint and 8.5 acre construction footprint. This is too large to go on our sacred mountain that is zoned conservation home to numerous endemic and native that are rare, threatened, and/or endangered as well as cultural and burial sites. To help others understand how big this telescope is use your own campus camp to put it in perspective.