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Opponents of wind-energy project stall equipment delivery

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Video by Craig T. Kojima and Leila Fujimori
Protesters gathered Monday night on a road in Kahuku to block an Oahu wind farm developer from delivering heavy equipment to begin construction in a scene reminiscent of the months-long telescope protests on the Big Island.
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                                Opponents of the Na Pua Makani wind farm project linked arms and stood their ground Monday as several pieces of heavy equipment and trucks were brought to the site of the protest off Kamehameha Highway, which some of the protesters felt was an aggressive move.
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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Opponents of the Na Pua Makani wind farm project linked arms and stood their ground Monday as several pieces of heavy equipment and trucks were brought to the site of the protest off Kamehameha Highway, which some of the protesters felt was an aggressive move.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Opponents of the new wind farm development in Kahuku set up tents Monday at the access road across from the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Opponents of the new wind farm development in Kahuku set up tents Monday at the access road across from the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge.

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Nakia Naeole, right with megaphone, related the view of the protesters Monday as several pieces of heavy equipment and trucks were brought to the site of the protest off Kamehameha Highway.
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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Nakia Naeole, right with megaphone, related the view of the protesters Monday as several pieces of heavy equipment and trucks were brought to the site of the protest off Kamehameha Highway.

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Opponents of the Na Pua Makani wind farm project linked arms and stood their ground Monday as several pieces of heavy equipment and trucks were brought to the site of the protest off Kamehameha Highway, which some of the protesters felt was an aggressive move.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Opponents of the new wind farm development in Kahuku set up tents Monday at the access road across from the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Nakia Naeole, right with megaphone, related the view of the protesters Monday as several pieces of heavy equipment and trucks were brought to the site of the protest off Kamehameha Highway.