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6 arrested in protest of Haleakala telescope

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Maui police arrested six people early today when they attempted to block a convoy of vehicles hauling equipment for the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope at Haleakala. Dan Dennison, spokesman for the Department of Land and Natural Resources, said two women and four men were arrested at the roadblock at the intersection of Haleakala and Old Haleakala highways sometime between 3 a.m. and 3:30 a.m.

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    More than 100 demonstrators converged at the intersection of Haleakala and Old Haleakala highways Tuesday as part of a protest against a convoy of vehicles hauling equipment for the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope project at Haleakala. Maui police later arrested six people. To see more photos, visit staradvertiser.com.

Maui police arrested six people Wednesday after they allegedly tried to block trucks hauling equipment for the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope project at Haleakala. Read more

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