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Hawaii leaders needed to be more decisive in enforcing law on Mauna Kea, former Maui mayor says

  • STAR-ADVERTISER

    Alan Arakawa:

    The former mayor of Maui said, “We are legally bound to uphold the laws. … We’re going to let a handful of people stop what most people believe is a good project?”

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Maui police arrested some 20 protesters against the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope on July 30, 2015, as they attempted to block a convoy of construction materials headed for Haleakala.

Construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope has been blocked at Mauna Kea for more than a month by a Native Hawaiian protest that seeks to safeguard what many regard a sacred mountain against a lawfully permitted project. Read more

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