Articles by Trisha Kehaulani Watson-Sproat

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Why Native Hawaiians Are Fighting to Protect Maunakea from a Telescope
Trisha Kehaulani Watson-Sproat | Vox - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Aug 2019

Pundits have said the Native Hawaiian resistance to the Thirty Meter Telescope project is a conflict between science and culture. But the protectors are not against science; they just believe the telescope does not belong on Maunakea’s sacred lands. The mountain is among the most sacred sites in Hawaiian cosmology.

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