UH Board of Regents lays out plans for Mauna Kea management amid TMT protest

UH Board of Regents lays out plans for Mauna Kea management amid TMT protest
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The University of Hawaii Board of Regents is detailing plans for Mauna Kea amid ongoing protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope.

The resolution posted Tuesday on the UH website mentions the decommissioning of five telescopes, establishing a new telescope facility for UH Hilo on land that’s already been developed and working with Native Hawaiians to restart commercial tours on the mountain.

The proposal also says UH will work with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands on its lands on Mauna Kea.

The full board will take up the resolution at its next meeting on Nov. 6 at UH Hilo.

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