Daily classes, medical care and a food tent: Thirty Meter Telescope opponents of all ages settle in for what could be a long standoff.
Long-held divisions are melting away. Hawaiians are healing, not only as individuals, but as a community.
Authorities and opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope can’t agree on who should be allowed up the Mauna Kea Access Road.
The Big Island mayor moves much more comfortably among the Mauna Kea protesters than Hawaii’s governor could ever hope to do.
UPDATED: The governor finally visits the mountain on Day 9 of massive protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope construction.
UPDATED: Gov. David Ige’s cabinet members spent most of Monday in meetings to discuss the future of the project planned for Mauna Kea.
A ruling is expected Tuesday after a hearing into whether the order violates the rights of a Native Hawaiian cultural practitioner.
The proposed observatory that is generating mass protests on Mauna Kea seeks to focus on the big unknowns of the universe.