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The bill would limit the number of telescopes on the mountaintop and authorize the new manager to renegotiate leases and permits pertaining to the mountain.
Updated: The legal action follows a ruling allowing the Thirty Meter Telescope project to go forward on a mountain considered deeply sacred by many Native Hawaiians.
UPDATED: Plans for the $1.4 billion telescope have caused bitter divisions, with some Native Hawaiians saying it will desecrate Mauna Kea.
Anaina Hou group isn’t satisfied with an offer from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to provide access to the documents.