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Protesters were the ones being abusive in Kalaeloa, police official says

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Video by Craig T. Kojima and Cindy Ellen Russell / ckojima@staradvertiser.com and crussell@staradvertiser.com
Honolulu Police Department Deputy Chief John McCarthy addressed protesters' claims the police used "aggressive and offensive" tactics Thursday night in Kalaeloa.
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                                The confrontation early Friday morning resulted in 26 arrests before the convoy departed from Kalaeloa.
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The confrontation early Friday morning resulted in 26 arrests before the convoy departed from Kalaeloa.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hundreds gathered early Friday morning in Kalaeloa to protest the delivery of wind turbine components. Some individuals fell onto the dirt embankment behind them as police advanced. Kahuku resident Seta Mapu, center right, was brought up the embankment after falling.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Hundreds gathered early Friday morning in Kalaeloa to protest the delivery of wind turbine components. Some individuals fell onto the dirt embankment behind them as police advanced. Kahuku resident Seta Mapu, center right, was brought up the embankment after falling.

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                                State Sen. Kurt Fevella (R, Ewa Beach-Iroquois Point) is seen pointing during the encounter.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

State Sen. Kurt Fevella (R, Ewa Beach-Iroquois Point) is seen pointing during the encounter.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Deputy Chief John McCarthy on Friday held a press conference on the arrests at Kalaeloa.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Deputy Chief John McCarthy on Friday held a press conference on the arrests at Kalaeloa.

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                                A Kahuku wind turbine.
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A Kahuku wind turbine.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The confrontation early Friday morning resulted in 26 arrests before the convoy departed from Kalaeloa.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hundreds gathered early Friday morning in Kalaeloa to protest the delivery of wind turbine components. Some individuals fell onto the dirt embankment behind them as police advanced. Kahuku resident Seta Mapu, center right, was brought up the embankment after falling.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                State Sen. Kurt Fevella (R, Ewa Beach-Iroquois Point) is seen pointing during the encounter.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Deputy Chief John McCarthy on Friday held a press conference on the arrests at Kalaeloa.
                                <ins class="neEmbed" data-eid="59717"><a class="neEmbedLabel" data-eid="59717">Photo gallery link</a></ins>
COURTESY NA PUA MAKANI
                                A Kahuku wind turbine.