UH students and faculty stage a walkout in protest of Mauna Kea telescope

By Pete Caggiano - KITV.COM

HONOLULU —A few hundred University of Hawaii students and teachers walked out of class today to protest what they believe to be a desecration of a sacred site. The construction of the controversial 30 meter telescope or TMT at the top of Mauna Kea has brought out strong emotions with those who believe this is just the latest in a continued disrespect of the Hawaiian land.

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