At an Impasse: Hawai’i, the TMT, Science, and Sovereignty

//At an Impasse: Hawai’i, the TMT, Science, and Sovereignty

In this article about TMT, former Akamai intern Brialyn Onodera said:

“What I want most for them to understand is TMT is modern astronomy and that it is simply an evolution of an art that Hawaiians view as sacred,” says Onodera. “Ancient Hawaiians were widely known as the best naked eye astronomers of their time and extensively used the information they gained from night observations to improve their everyday lives. In the past century we have adapted and evolved to use technology in our lives and practices to implement culture values into modern STEM practices, why can’t TMT represent the same thing?”

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