Telescope Foes Tie Together, Block Road to Hawaii Summit
|07/16/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Monday at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.
At about daybreak, a group of kupuna, or elders, tied themselves together with rope at the road to the summit of Mauna Kea. Another group of protesters were on the ground, attached to a cattle grate.
Around them, protesters sang and chanted.
The road was later officially closed, hours after it was essentially blocked by protesters. The prone elders tied together were expecting to be arrested.
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