Protestors Carried Away in Stand Against Development Atop Haleakalā

This is sacred ground…perhaps the last of the culture of native Hawai’ians. There is no reason on Earth to build yet another telescope and destroy this land.

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Police begin arresting protesters. Photo: Maui Now. Police begin arresting protesters. Photo: Maui Now.

By Wendy Osher, MauiNow.com, July 31, 2015

In a show of solidarity against further development atop Haleakalā, demonstrators on Maui secured themselves in rows and bound their arms to others in a human chain across the pavement, in an attempt to block a planned convoy of vehicles scheduled to deliver equipment to the Daniel K Inouye Telescope currently under construction on the mountain.

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