Sacred Mountain Blockade: Protectors Halt Construction Mauna Kea

Indian Country Today: Not since the United States forced annexation of Hawaii in 1897 have traditional Hawaiians come together in such solidarity. On Wednesday, June 24, 750 activists blocked police and construction crews from reaching the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s tallest and most sacred mountain. Construction was to begin that day on the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), which would have an eight-acre footprint on the mountaintop. The telescope project is under the management of the University of Hawaii.......

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