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COURTESY LAKEA TRASK Above, demonstrators were allowed up Mauna Kea on Friday to remove rock altars blocking the access road.
COURTESY LAKEA TRASK A protester left an offering at an altar, or ahu, on the mountain.
KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Maile Vega of Waipahu, center, and Maile Kalahiki of Hilo made a sign Friday marking the 93rd day of protests at the mountain at the Mauna Kea Visitor Center. A demonstrator who identified himself by the single name Kuikanoa, left, and Eric “Kupono” Ana Jr. accompanied the two women.
KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM A protester who identified herself as Mamaoaliiokalani walked with Chief Ranger Scotty Paiva at Mauna Kea Visitor Center on Friday.