Construction on Sacred Land?: Thousands Protest Hawaii Telescope Project

Governing: Close to 2,000 demonstrators have gathered near an access road in Hawaii to protest the construction of a telescope on sacred ground.

Construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope was set to begin last week on Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano, and at 13,803 feet, Hawaii's highest peak. However, the peak is considered sacred ground for native Hawaiians.

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