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March for Science demonstration draws hundreds

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Hundreds of people walked down University Avenue on Saturday during Honolulu’s March for Science. The march was held nationally and internationally on Earth Day in support of science.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Participants held signs during a rally for the March for Science event held held at the University of Hawaii at Manoa on Saturday.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The goals of Saturday’s march were to build a local community of advocates for the sciences, encourage an environment where scientists can share their discoveries without fear of retribution and promote fact-based decisions in policy-making.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Honolulu event was hosted by UH-Manoa but funded by donations and T-shirt sales online, about 800 of which were sold.

Hundreds gathered around the state on Saturday for demonstrations as part of the March for Science, an event held on seven continents and in all 50 states. Read more

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