The Thursday deadline set by law enforcement for protesters to leave the mountain or get arrested is unnecessary — and counterproductive.
Protesters of the Thirty Meter Telescope project are contemplating their next move in the face of a Dec. 26 deadline to either leave or risk arrest.
Projects may check all the required boxes and still fall short of addressing community concerns.
The protesters of TMT, Sherwoods and Kahuku have made their points. But it’s time to move forward.
The directive from the board offers little new in the way of resolving issues regarding Thirty Meter Telescope.
A strong election turnout would make Hawaiians, some of whom now abstain from voting, a more powerful political force than they have been in decades.
A majority of lawmakers surveyed by Civil Beat support construction of the telescope — but with a lot of caveats and uncertainty about how to proceed.