Mauna: A Portal to the Universe

Plans to build the Thirty Meter Telescope on the summit of the sacred Mauna Kea sparks another battle in a decades-long struggle between Indigenous Hawaiians and astronomers.

  • Riley Brunner
    Producer
    Home is Here
  • Dr. Noe Noe Wong-Wilson
    Key Cast
  • Coleman Norton
    Editors
  • Emily Klausz
    Editors
  • Hank Huhnke
    Editors
  • Jackie Marusiak
    Head of Research
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Indigenous studies, Colonialism, Anthropology
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 14, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Hawaiian
  • Shooting Format:
    Archival, Mixed format.
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Ithaca College
Director