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Editorial: Protect rightful access to mauna


    Law enforcement arrested kupuna (elders) who barricaded Mauna Kea Access Rd in opposition to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Wednesday. Over twenty kupuna had been arrested peacefully by 9:30 am and more will be made throughout the day.

The state’s response to the ongoing protests at Mauna Kea Access Road finally took the inevitably more-aggressive tack on Wednesday, with more than 30 arrests and the closure for several hours of Daniel K. Inouye Highway, leading to the access road. Read more

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