West Hawaii News 07/17/2019

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TMT responds to opponents’ TRO petition

HILO — TMT International Observatory on Monday filed a response to an application by opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope for a temporary restraining order to halt construction of the project.

Cinder quarry looks to expand

HILO — A cinder quarry south of Leilani Estates may be expanded in the next few years after a petition was filed by Kamehameha Schools last month.

School supply drive culminates with ‘Bash’ on July 28

KAILUA-KONA — In an effort to provide hoodies, shirts, school supplies and haircuts, Umekes, Boss Cutz and 101 Salon have teamed up with the Young Professional’s Network of the West Hawaii Association of Realtors to accomplish just that.

UPDATE: Protesters unchain themselves after being told there would be no arrests

MAUNAKEA — The group of eight protesters who had chained themselves to a cattle guard on Maunakea Access Road removed the chains this afternoon after being told they would not be arrested today.

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