Eliot Carter, the book’s six-year-old author and primary field tester joined his mom in rewriting the Junior Ranger book as part of a home school project. Meet him this Sunday at the book unveiling event.
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.
The group Kākoʻo Haleakalā is mobilizing for the third time in protection of Haleakalā with demonstrations planned on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 at two locations: the Central Maui Base Yard on Mokulele Highway AND at the junction of Haleakalā Highway (Crater Road) and Kekaulike Avenue.
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.
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.
At 12:46 a.m., on Friday, July 31, two semi truck loads of material were escorted through the crowd of remaining demonstrators near the Central Maui Baseyard off of the Mokulele Highway. Arrests continued into the night with at least 20 people removed and handcuffed during the incident.
The Northrop Grumman Corporation today announced that the large mirror crafted for the Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope atop Haleakalā has been formally accepted for use on Maui. The announcement comes as demonstrators plan to block a convoy from delivering telescope parts and equipment to the summit tonight.