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October 06, 2016

State Supreme Court Issues Opinions on Haleakalā Telescope

The first opinion unanimously agreed that the management plan for the Haleakalā summit provided a sufficient assessment of potential environmental impacts from the Telescope.
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August 04, 2016

Maui PLANETS Telescope Comments Due by Aug. 22

The UH Institute for Astronomy is proposing to establish and operate a PLANETS telescope facility located within the Haleakalā High Altitude Observatory Site.
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May 26, 2016

$11.7M Earmarked for Maui Space Surveillance System

Funds also support the Department of Defense’s Regional Supercomputers, including the Maui High Performance Computing Center.
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May 23, 2016

14 Students Named To High Tech Internships on Maui

The Akamai Workforce Initiative is designed to build tomorrow’s high-tech workforce by providing support to local college students in STEM fields.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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October 10, 2013

Maui’s Pan-STARRS Telescope Finds “Strange Lonely Planet”

PSO J318.5-22 is located 80 light-years away from Earth, has a mass that is six times that of Jupiter, belongs to a collection of young stars called the Beta Pictoris moving group, and is "one of the lowest-mass free-floating objects known."
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November 13, 2012

Haleakala Solar Telescope To Begin Construction

UH today announced that it has received the decision from the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources allowing for the construction of the new solar telescope on Haleakala.
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August 29, 2011

Maui Telescope Project Includes $20M Mitigation Grant

The program includes development of STEM coursework in the Hawaiian language, and will focus efforts on students in secondary schools.
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June 17, 2011

New Comet Found with Haleakala Pan-STARRS Telescope

The comet is expected to be visible to the naked eye in early 2013, when it will be about as far away as Mercury.
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December 08, 2010

Land Board approves Haleakala Management Plan and ATST

The state BLNR approved a Conservation District Use Permit for the world’s largest solar telescope atop Haleakala on Maui. The $298 million Advanced Technology Solar
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