The Latest: Telescope protest enters 4th day after arrests

ABC News | 7/18/2019 | Staff
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The Latest on protests of a telescope on Hawaii mountain (all times local):

11:10 a.m.

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A protest against construction of a Hawaii telescope has entered its fourth day as activists block a roadway to the top of a mountain considered sacred by some Native Hawaiians.

The action Thursday comes a day after 33 people were arrested, many of them elderly.

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Activists have fought the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope in courts and on the streets for years, but the latest protest could be their final stand as they run out of legal options.

The state Supreme Court has ruled that the telescope can be built on Mauna Kea.

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Gov. David Ige has broadened the state's power to keep activists off the mountain by signing an emergency proclamation.

Ige says...
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