A Native Hawaiian group has contested the permit.
On Tuesday, the Board of Land and Natural Resources put out a minute order [pdf] limiting construction to removal of a certain cite and other unused facilities.
Environment Hawaii reports:
The board added that any construction done before the conclusion of the contested case ‘is done at UHIfA’s sole risk and discretion and … shall not be a basis for a later assertion of vested rights or exclusive privilege.’
Read Civil Beat’s ongoing coverage of the issue:
– Solar Telescope Construction May Begin Despite Permit Challenge
– Haleakala Telescope Opponents Sue To Stop Construction
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