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Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim opposes use of physical force at Mauna Kea

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “I don’t like physical force. I’ve always considered war our greatest failure of mankind. To not settle something (without violence or physical force) is our greatest failure.”

    Big Island Mayor Harry Kim

    On the TMT standoff at Mauna Kea

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    State and county officials are trying to improve pedestrian safety around the base of Mauna Kea Road, and the Department of Transportation announced a traffic light will be installed today. Above, cars waited in a queue Monday along Daniel K. Inouye Highway near the intersection with Mauna Kea Access Road.

Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim said Monday he doesn’t want the job to mediate the standoff on Mauna Kea, but will keep working to settle the matter without using physical force. Read more

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