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Column: Mauna Kea: Spiritual development deserves same status as economic development

  • Leslie E. Sponsel is a professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Hawaii-Manoa.

    Leslie E. Sponsel is a professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Hawaii-Manoa.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Knights of the Royal Order of Kamehameha I recited an oli (chant) at an altar, located in Pu‘uhonua O Pu‘u Huluhulu, dedicated to Mauna Kea (visible in the background).

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Knights of the Royal Order of Kamehameha I recited an oli (chant) at an altar, located in Pu‘uhonua O Pu‘u Huluhulu, dedicated to Mauna Kea (visible in the background).

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