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Column: Why TMT is a human rights issue

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A crowd watched as hula was performed during the high noon protocol at Mauna Kea Access Road on Saturday. Daily ceremonies are held by the mostly Native Hawaiian group, who call themselves kiaʻi or “protectors,” who are in opposition to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

The debate over the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope has drawn fierce divisions across Hawaii. Misinformation has clouded both sides of the debate. Yet, one thing remains true: Mauna a Wakea must be protected from further encroachment. Read more

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