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Standing Rock yields insight on Mauna Kea

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    Standing Rock Sioux tribal members gathered on Mauna Kea to show solidarity with Native Hawaiians protesting the development of the Thirty Meter Telescope. Construction for the $1.4 billion project is on hold due to ongoing protests.


    Protesters opposing construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline blocked a highway near Cannon Ball, N.D., on Oct. 26, 2016.


    LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, embraced Pua Case, right, Tuesday on Mauna Kea.

After 14 days, neither side in the standoff on Mauna Kea appears remotely near victory, and paths to resolution seem dim even with Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim agreeing to be a mediator. Read more

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