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Hawaii telescope project on hold for now

After more than five months of protests over construction of a giant telescope on land some native Hawaiians consider sacred, Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Thursday that state law enforcement will be removed from the site after he was informed that the project

Hawaii governor withdraws state of emergency for Mauna Kea

Hawaii Gov. David Ige withdrew an emergency proclamation for Mauna Kea on Tuesday as two hurricanes approach, saying there are "no immediate plans to move heavy equipment up the mountain" to start construction on a controversial new telescope.