Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Mauna Kea: 'Tell Canada to Stop Being Racist'
By Samuel Wilder King II @ 6:44 PM :: 1661 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Tell Canada to Stop Being Racist

by Sam King, May 18, 2021

A few days ago, the Canadian Astronomy Society (CASCA) had a meeting and decided that they could not support the construction of TMT on Mauna Kea unless the Native Hawaiians "consented". 

Seeing as our community has already "consented" through our democratic political process, I believe this new requirement to be the imposition of racist, neo-colonial requirements on our society that are not in keeping with the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, rule-of-law based traditions of our people and this place.  

And I let Canada know on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/kingsam2/status/1392399363368914945?s=21

This has apparently caught CASCA's attention and they are now counting how many retweets I get versus anti-TMT people, because they seem to think "consent" = re-tweets.

If this is true it is...ridiculous...to say the least.  But regardless, the truth is that the more re-tweets my tweet gets, the more of an impact it will have in shifting Canada back to a rational position based on equality before the law and democracy. 

So I am writing now to ask you to please re-tweet my tweet (and all my tweets in that thread) to help protect the incredible and beautiful multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, secular democracy that we have all created in these islands.

Please re-tweet

https://twitter.com/kingsam2/status/1392399363368914945?s=21

Mahalo,

Sam King

PS: With respect to building TMT on Mauna Kea, do not fear.  CASCA's position is not fatal to TMT on Mauna Kea.  Even if Canada leaves, other partners can be brought in, including the United States federal government.

---30---

SA: Native Hawaiian consent needed for TMT, Canadian group says

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

ACA Signups Hawaii

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Back da Blue Hawaii

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

ChinaTownWatch.com

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Life Alliance

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

HIEC.Coop

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

July 4 in Hawaii

Kakaako Cares

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT