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Delayed by sightseeing

May 16th, 2015 · No Comments

I didn’t have time for the post I had planned this morning, as we’re off for Pike’s Peak and beyond. Hopefully I’ll catch up later today. And thanks for all the cat observations shared yesterday!

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“Winning Girl” now online for free viewing

May 15th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Filmaker Kimberlee Bassford, who made the “Winning Girl” film broadcast on many PBS stations this week (but not here in Hawaii), left a comment which I wanted to share readers who don’t focus on comments. You can click here to read the original post on this subject, in case you missed it. Here’s Bassford’s short […]

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Email hacked–Do Not Open!

May 11th, 2015 · 7 Comments

My email accountat ilind.net was hacked earlier this morning. DO NOT OPEN ANY MAIL FROM THIS ACCOUNT. DELETE IMMEDIATELY! I’m doing my best to resolve the issue….

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Guest Post: The Work of Protecting Mauna Kea

May 8th, 2015 · 9 Comments

The following first appeared on Andrew Cooper’s blog, “A Darker View,” and is cross-posted here with his permission. Cooper is an electrical engineer who works on Mauna Kea, and says he is also “a photographer, an amateur astronomer, a telescope maker and more.” Walking into the building I saw the first sign. A prominent message […]

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NY Times editorial examines the TMT controversy

May 3rd, 2015 · 13 Comments

The telescope controversy was elevated to the editorial page of the New York Times this weekend (“Star-Crossed on a Hawaiian Mountaintop“). It’s pretty even handed, but throws a few darts. The University of Hawaii is dinged for being “a sloppy steward” at times. Governor David Ige, in the newspapers view, “has been far too withdrawn […]

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