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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Hawaiian Airlines May Day 2020 to Broadcast Amid COVID-19 Restrictions
Kāhuli Leo Le‘a is partnering with Hawaiʻi News Now to produce “Hawaiian Airlines May Day 2020: Aloha ʻĀina,” transitioning the live event into a TV broadcast. The broadcast will air on Friday, May 1, 2020: 7 p.m. on Hawaiʻi TV broadcast (KHNL), HawaiiNewsNow.com, or Hawaiʻi News Now Facebook Live; and 8 p.m. on Hawaiʻi TV broadcast (K5) or HawaiiNewsNow.com
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Nine Maui Hawaiian Cultural Programs Get HTA Funding
A total of nine Hawaiian cultural programs in Maui County were awarded funding through the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority.
Monday, September 02, 2019
Renowned Musicians, UH Regent Speak Out Over TMT
Both sides of the debate over the contentious Thirty Meter Telescope project are making sure their voices are being heard.
Friday, July 14, 2017
Free Info Session on HTA Grants to be Held on Maui and Lāna‘i, July 17
The workshops will focus on HTA’s 2018 grant programs: Kūkulu Ola, Aloha ‘Āina and the Community Enrichment Program.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
HTA Supports 40 Programs on Maui and Molokaʻi
The HTA is funding 128 programs to perpetuate Hawaiian culture, preserve Hawaiʻi’s natural resources, and present community festivals and events.
Monday, July 04, 2016
Aloha ʻĀina Candidates Forum Upcountry
Property taxes, water rights and development are among the issues to be discussed at an Upcountry Aloha ʻĀina candidate forum.
Monday, January 04, 2016
Most Popular Maui Now Articles of 2015
Several shark encounters, demonstrators arrested on Haleakalā and the outpouring of community support for a local Maui girl dominated Maui’s headlines in 2015…
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
UH Confirms TMT Project Is Last of its Telescope Sites On Mauna Kea
The Thirty Meter Telescope or TMT project site is the last new area on the mountain where a telescope project will be contemplated or sought by the University, UH officials said.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Maui Meeting Planned in Protest of Naʻi Aupuni
“The majority of our people have been disassociated from this process and we’re here to acknowledge those feelings and be sincere about it. Many of us didn’t know where Act 195 came from… We were never part of our own self determination design. Therein lies the problem.” -Andre Perez.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Maui Aloha ʻĀina Unity March Draws Estimated 6,000 Participants
The Aloha ‘Aina Unity March down Front Street in Lahaina on Sunday was a huge success, according to event organizers, calling it a “a beautiful day of activation.”
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Mauna Kea Emergency Rules Invalidated
A 120 day emergency rule that was implemented prohibiting camping atop Mauna Kea at night was invalidated by a circuit court judge on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Since the rule was enacted on July 14, several enforcement operations were conducted, resulting in a total of 21 reported citations or arrests.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Aloha ʻĀina Unity March Planned in Lahaina, Oct. 18
The event comes on the heels of a similar march on Oʻahu on Aug. 9 that drew an estimated 10,000 participants, said Maui’s Tiare Lawrence who is among those leading the Maui event.
Monday, September 21, 2015
VIDEO: Protest Tent Atop Mauna Kea Confiscated
In a third law enforcement operation since a 120 emergency rule was enacted, state officers with the Department of Land and Natural Resources dismantled and confiscated a large tent that protesters had erected atop Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
VIDEO: 8 More Arrested Under Emergency Rule at Mauna Kea
This is the second round of arrests made since a 120-day emergency rule was passed by the Board of Land and Natural Resources and signed by the governor in July.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
LIVE IMAGES: Kākoʻo Haleakalā Demonstrators Stand Ground Against Telescope Construction
The Kākoʻo Haleakalā group has mobilized for a third time in opposition to the ongoing construction of the Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope atop Haleakalā. Flares were lit on the road outside of the gate where a convoy carrying equipment and telescope parts was scheduled to depart this evening.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Haleakalā Park Summit Road to Close for Wide Load Transport, Aug. 19-20
Crater Road and Haleakalā National Park’s summit road will close to visitor traffic while a slow moving convoy transports extremely wide loads to the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope near the volcano’s summit from 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 19 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Police Identify 20 Arrested and Charged For Demonstration Blocking Telescope Convoy
Maui police identified the 20 individuals arrested (13 males and 7 women) and charged for blocking a convoy of heavy equipment and telescope parts from being delivered to Haleakala for the ongoing construction of the Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Convoy Rescheduled: Haleakalā Summit Road to Close During Wide Load Transport
The announcement comes on the heels of a cancelled convoy in June amid ongoing issues surrounding development atop the summit areas of some of Hawaiʻi’s highest mountains.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Convoy to Maui Telescope Does Not Leave as Planned Amid Vigil
A slow moving convoy that was scheduled to depart from the area to deliver equipment to the Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope currently under construction at Haleakala, did not leave at 10 p.m. as planned. As of 2:30 a.m. demonstrators on site continued to hold their ground.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Mauna Kea Protectors: Construction “Stand Down” is Only Temporary Victory
Demonstrators at Mauna Kea are applauding the Governor’s decision calling for a week-long pause in construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope or TMT atop Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.
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