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Demonstrators protest TMT in Hawaii, on the mainland

  • Video by Diane S. W. Lee and Bruce Asato / dlee@staradvertiser.com and basato@staradvertiser.com

    A group of University of Hawaii at Manoa students gathered on campus for an "educational flash mob" today to oppose the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope project atop Mauna Kea.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Anti-Thirty Meter Telescope demonstrations took place throughout University of Hawaii and University of California school systems Wednesday as part of Mauna Kea Awareness Day.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Student Makoa Freitas, above, addressed the TMT protest gathering while Punana Leo O Manoa preschoolers held signs in the background.

Thirty Meter Telescope protests were held in Hawaii and on the mainland Wednesday as part of Mauna Kea Awareness Day organized by those who oppose the $1.4 billion project. Read more

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