Sunday, February 25, 2024
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Saturday, February 15, 2020
More 'Sacred' Trash at Mauna Campsite
By Selected News Articles @ 4:00 PM :: 6964 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA





Photos taken Feb 12, 2020  --  Link: More Feb 12, 2020 Photos on Dropbox

More Sacred Trash at Mauna Campsite

And More Excuses by the Kia’i

by Lisa Malakaua, Feb. 15, 2020

So there seems to be more “sacred trash” photos and/or videos from the Mauna encampment circulating around that has some people’s BVD’s all wrapped-up in a bundle. Guilty as charged.

As I was the one solely responsible in submitting those photos and videos. I believe Kia’i protestors Wong and Perez were quoted as saying in the Tribune-Herald that, “dirty tactics” were being used. Well now that’s rich coming from the protestors. For they are the world’s top notch experts in the area of “dirty tactics” so I guess they would know best wouldn’t they?

I gather this evidence to intentionally shame the protestors into cleaning up after themselves. The state nor it’s taxpayers should be paying for your block party and room service H-E-L-L-O.

So I say, there isn’t any justification or excuse for any encampment to be up there in the first place, and trashing the place certainly does not warrant or prove your point that you are right.

Those getting offended over it, must be the very ones that are culpable of this wrongdoing, and must be feeling a certain degree of shame and guilt just as I had predicted.

The protest encampment is largely spread-out on Conservation District Lands. The protestors must have not read DLNR’s mission statement where it states they are there to, “enhance, protect, conserve and manage Hawaii’s unique and limited natural, cultural and historic resources held in public trust for current and future generations of the people of Hawaii nei, and its visitors, in partnership with others from the public and private sectors.”

For the protestors, it’s about “protecting the mauna.” The same group of individuals that clearly exercises lame excuses and indulges in hypocrisy as part of their everyday norm. But most of us with half a brain knows darn good and well that their religious extremism is just all part of their way to act and/or speak in a way that is intended to attract attention and impress people who are watching them. Most of us also know that “kapu aloha” disintegrates just as soon as they leave that mountain.

For the rest of us that reside here, the trash is not only ugly to look at, but it’s also bad for our community and our environment. What? Are you going to tell me now that the protestors are the only ones who are allowed to bring issues that need to be addressed to the table? Hate to say it, but not even the Kia’i have the power to take away the right to a clean environment.


HTH: Concerns raised about Maunakea debris  

HNN: TMT supporters, opponents clash over debris at Mauna Kea camp

Jan 20, 2020: TMT Supporters Help Clean Up Protest Camp After Photos Expose Messy Mauna

Sept, 2019: Tents, Trash, and Toilets: OHA Funds Make Mauna Kea Protests Possible


TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote


808 Silent Majority

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center


Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii


Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Matters

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



Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Moms for Liberty

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

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

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


OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Practical Policy Institute of Hawaii

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii


Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

School Choice in Hawaii

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii