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Lieutenant governor sees room for compromise on TMT


    Lt. Governor Josh Green, right, walks with kupuna Noe Noe Wong-Wilson on the way to meet with other kupuna during the seventh day of protests against the TMT telescope on Monday, July 22, 2019 at the base of Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island. Green met with kupuna and other opponents of the TMT for several hours in a series of intimate circle discussions. The DLNR reported the number of activists on Monday at 1000, down from about 2500 over the weekend.

Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green said Tuesday he thinks there are potential areas of compromise between state officials and opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope, such as an accelerated decommissioning of five existing telescopes, that could help move the $1.4 billion telescope project forward. Read more

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