Photos and articles about Mauna Kea Oct. 7, 2014

Photos and articles about Mauna Kea Oct. 7, 2014

SELECTED PHOTOS & NEWS LINKS from October 7th, 2014—An amazing day of unity that ended up shutting down the groundbreaking ceremony for the TMT mega-telescope on sacred Mauna Kea. This is a selection of photos from social media, reposted via Hualalai N Alohi Keohuloa, Evan Bordessa, Occupy Hilo & others. ‪#‎protectmaunakea‬ ‪#‎buildingTMT‬

***Selected news articles & video links:

*Hawaii telescope groundbreaking, blessing delayed
* Hawai’i Tribune-Herald: TMT groundbreaking disrupted
* AP: Protesters halt Mauna Kea telescope groundbreaking
* KITV4: Protesters disrupt Mauna Kea telescope groundbreaking

* Video: TMT Opponents Halt Groundbreaking Ceremony
* Video: Protesters halt Mauna Kea telescope groundbreaking
* Video: Blockade Chant
* Video: KITV4 news about the protests
* Video: Mayor Kenoi at the #buildingTMT blockade

* UPI: Protestors object plans to build telescope on land sacred to native Hawaiians
* NPR: Protests Disrupt Telescope Groundbreaking In Hawaii
* SF Chronicle: Peaceful protest in Palo Alto against massive Mauna Kea telescope
* Mauna Kea Protest Oct 7 Press Release:
* MLPA Initiative funder pledged $250 million for Maua Kea telescope
* KHON2: Telescope groundbreaking ceremony on Mauna Kea delayed by protesters
* Pacific Business News: Groundbreaking for $1.3B Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaii delayed
* China Topix: Native Hawaiians Halt Groundbreaking for TMT in Hawaii
* Maine News Online: Thirty Meter Telescope’s Groundbreaking Ceremony Thwarted by Protestors
* The Ecologist: Native Hawaiians protest ‘sacred mountain’ telescope

*** For background info about Mauna Kea see:
Sacred Mauna Kea wordpress:
Indigenous Hawaiians Fight Proposed Telescope on Sacred Mauna Kea
Video: Sacred Mountain by Pua Case
Mauna Kea—Temple Under Siege film:
Sacred Land Film Project—Mauna Kea:
Protect Mauna Kea facebook page: