West Hawaii News 07/18/2019

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Astronomers: ‘We’re sort of dead in the water’

The protests surrounding the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea and the closure of the Maunakea Access Road affects not only the future of astronomy, but its present, as well, according to astronomers who use the telescopes already in place on the mountain.

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.

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