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Wake Up, Hawaii, It’s Not All About the Telescope

“Everyone was talking about it through our prolific use of hashtag activism with #StopTMT etched in signs and stamped across our bodies. Celebrities and supporters plastered their endorsements across their Instagram profiles and Twitter feeds.

Where is that same fervor now?

TMT is not without its controversy, as both sides of the issue pose compelling arguments about the project. What’s more concerning to me, however, is the sporadic and inconsistent approach towards the natural resources in the islands. The different islands have varying issues regarding the land, whether it’s the crops grown on them, the ownership of one by a very rich man, or just managing to survive on them.”

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