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Land Board authorizes building permit for telescope

  • SPORTS / C1 COURTESY NATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY OF JAPAN

    30 Thirty Meter Telescope. TMT at night. 3D artist rendering (2014).

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “Just as in the previous situation, we are committed to assure and protect the rights of individuals to claim and state their voice, their opinion on the project. At the same time, we are prepared to assure access to those who are permitted to proceed.”

    Gov. David Ige

Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope vowed Thursday to take their case to the Hawaii Supreme Court following the approval of the project’s construction permit by the state Board of Land and Natural Resources. Read more

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