Mauna Kea, Hawaiians’ Origin Story And Why TMT Outraged Island Residents

Business Times: It’s not great views and stargazing but centuries-old traditions and a feeling of connecting with their roots that draw native Hawaiians to the slopes of Mauna Kea on Hawaii’s Big Island. The dormant volcano is the site of ancient burial grounds, the final resting place for some of the island natives’ most revered ancestors, and represents an important chapter in Hawaii’s heritage. That’s why many native islanders don’t want to see it developed with modern structures. Hawaiians who consider the......

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