Kālepa Baybayan & Astronomy on Mauna Kea

Kālepa Baybayan’s point of view on the pursuit of astronomy on Mauna Kea has often been sought, and he has generously agreed to speak out frequently (formally, in court hearings, and informally at public panels) in support of the Thirty Meter Telescope’s (TMT’s) construction. “It’s good for humanity, it’s great for the state of Hawai‘i,Continue reading “Kālepa Baybayan & Astronomy on Mauna Kea”

Introducing Chad Kālepa Baybayan

Chad Kālepa Baybayan is well-known and respected, both in Hawai‘i and around the world, particularly for his role as a master navigator and captain aboard deep-ocean wa‘a (canoes), perhaps most notably with his captaining the 2013–2017 Mālama Honua worldwide voyage with the 62-foot double-hulled Hōkūleʻa. In 1997, he earned his bachelor’s degree from the UniversityContinue reading “Introducing Chad Kālepa Baybayan”