The Sacredness of Mauna Kea


The Sacredness of Mauna Kea



Kupuna Elders protectors of Mauna Kea, 7-15-19

.Giant Telescope

Demonstrators gather to block a road at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.CALEB JONES / AP

“This is Hawaiian homelands,” said Kealoha Pisciotta, one of the protest leaders.


August 1st, Mauna Kea

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August 1st, 2019, Hawaiian Flag at entrance to Mauna Kea

The protectors erected this at the intersection of Mauna Kea Road and the Main Road.


August 1st, 2019, with Kealoha Pisciotta at entrance to Mauna Kea

She is one of the protectors I’ve communicated with over the years.

Mauna Kea: What it is, Why it’s Happening, and Why We Should All Be Paying Attention
Nikki Sanchez, @nikkilaes August 12, 2019

At the base of Mauna Kea, the world’s tallest mountain and the first point on earth where raindrops touch the earth, the largest land defense action in modern Hawaiian history is currently taking place and the entire movement is being guided by love.


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