Donations are needed at Mauna Kea: tarps, solar equipment like battery packs, flash lights, wire chargers for iPhones and androids, 5 gallon water jugs reusable/compostable plates, utensils cups and more. Protect Mauna Kea We Are Mauna Kea Ku Kiai Aloha Aina shirt. “But coming specifically here to Mauna Kea,” Johnson said, “obviously, I’ve been following this for years now – more so as everything has been amping up more recently – but when you come here to Mauna Kea you realize it’s bigger than a telescope. It’s humanity. It’s a culture. It is people, Polynesian people, who are willing to die here to protect this land. This very sacred land.”
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I laid my head upon the earth yesterday in support, prayer, respect, pilgrimage, and service of the protection of sacred lands, and cultural preservation, in opposition to the desecration of sacred lands, specifically Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain in the world, here on the big Island of Hawai’i. Protect Mauna Kea We Are Mauna Kea Ku Kiai Aloha Aina shirt. After sitting with peoples from all over the world, sharing songs of love, of ancient wisdom, purpose, of truth and honesty and virtue, of righteousness, of nature, sustainability, community, songs full of aloha, – I laid my body to rest in my tent, I felt the earth shake.
It was unlike the earthquakes when the lava was flowing last year. The earth was rumbled by the forces of the US army garrison training area in Pohakuloa. Every branch of the military attack Pohakuloa. Pohakuloa is sacred land. It is the center, “the energetic piko” (navel), of the big island of Hawai’i, in between Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. With this continual attack from artillery, bullets, land mines, bombs, all kind of weapons of war fare, there is deep and growing and IMMEDIATE concerns about the health of the people of this land!