Thirty Meter Telescope demonstrations spark political unease
By Sophie Cocke firstname.lastname@example.org
July 20, 2019
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Video Bruce Asato, courtesy Gov. David Ige and Tulsi Gabbard
Gov. David Ige said Friday he will not call in additional Hawaii National Guard troops at this time. Ige told reporters he never contemplated the use of tear gas on demonstrators on Mauna Kea.
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Mauna Kea opponents issued sharp responses to Gov. David Ige's press conference on Friday.
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Protesters continued their opposition Friday to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. Pua Case spoke of being and staying safe in their nonviolent direct action during her morning address.