Mauna Kea is indeed sacred and a monument to the spiritual reverence and belief system of a people. These values and ideals are clearly alive. This conscience can be found in most cultures and world religions. The integrity of Mauna Kea is universal.
The movement to protect and preserve the summit of Mauna Kea, one of the most sacred sites in the Hawaiian Islands, has grown from a small group of local activists to a much larger and diverse coalition around the globe.
Geothermal addresses all three of those points. It's inexpensive compared to using oil to produce our energy; we already know that it works; and after decades of experience with it here, the comparative risk is low.