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Governor’s Office – Gov. Ige’s statement on today’s oral arguments regarding the Thirty-Meter Telescope at the State Supreme Court

Posted on Jun 21, 2018 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases



“I support the Thirty-Meter Telescope and believe it is possible to move forward with scientific advances while addressing cultural and environmental concerns. I recognize that our community has honest disagreements about this telescope and its place on Mauna Kea, and my administration has carefully followed the procedures required to ensure a fair consideration of dissenting voices. Today’s oral argument is an important part of the process.”



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