Pasadena, home of the the TMT Corporation and the California Institute of Technology, is emerging as a hotbed of protest against the Thirty Meter Telescope planned for Mauna Kea on the Big Island.

A third protest in recent days was held in the California city Wednesday morning, according to Pasadena Weekly, which reported on an earlier Pasadena protest.

Wednesday’s event at TMT headquarters was timed to coincide with a meeting that included a group of officials from Canada, one of the countries funding the TMT, and representatives of Caltech, another key partner in the project, the Weekly reported.

Meanwhile, protests continue on the islands, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs has scheduled a special Board of Directors meeting for Thursday at 10 a.m. to discuss its evolving position on the TMT project.

'A'ole TMT signat UH Manoa rally.  13 april 2015.  photograph Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A sign at a University of Hawaii, Manoa, protest on April 13.

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