Telescope hearings begin October 6

Ikaika M Hussey

We've just received a notice for public meetings for the Thirty Meter Telescope EIS. They will take place at the following locations:

Hawī, Oct. 6 (Mon), Kohala High School Cafeteria, 5-8 p.m.
Waimea, Oct. 8 (Wed), Kahilu Town Hall (Waimea Family YMCA), 5-8 p.m.
Kona, Oct. 9 (Thr), Kealakehe Elementary School Cafeteria, 6-9 p.m.
Ka'ū, Oct. 13 (Mon), Ka'ū High/Pahala Elementary School Cafeteria, 5-8 p.m.
Hilo, Oct. 14 (Tue), Keaukaha Elementary School Cafeteria, 6-9 p.m.
Puna, Oct. 15 (Wed), Pahoa High School Cafeteria, 5-8 p.m.
Honolulu, Oct. 16 (Thr), Neal S. Blaisdell Center Pīkake Room, 5-9 p.m.

Those who wish to testify at the meetings but require special assistance can call 1-866-284-1716 for help. Community members can also testify online at ,
or mail comments to:

Office of Environmental Quality Control

235 South Beretania Street, Suite 702

Honolulu, Hawai'i 96813

The comment period will close on October 23, 2008.

We'd like to know what you think about the TMT issue. Please leave us a comment on Alan McNarie's article.