(BIVN) – The court heard consolidated oral arguments last week for three separate appeals from the Board of Land and Natural Resources’ decision to issue a Conservation District Use Permit, or CDUP, for the TMT International Observatory on Mauna Kea. It was the second time the supreme court took up the issue of the CDUP.
The above video report examines in greater detail some of the arguments made by attorneys for both sides on June 21 in Honolulu.
For more information on the elements seen in this report:
VIDEO: Supreme Court Takes On TMT Conservation District Impacts (Aug. 29, 2015)
DLNR Sticking With Amano For TMT Contested Case (June 3, 2016)
VIDEO: TMT Contested Case – Move To Strike CDUA, DQ Counsel (Aug. 6, 2016)
VIDEO: TMT Contested Case – Temple Of Lono Motions Denied (Aug. 6, 2016)
VIDEO: University of Hawaii Final Argument In TMT Case (Sept. 21, 2017)
by Big Island Video News
HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Thirty Meter Telescope project is now in the hands of the Hawaii Supreme Court.... and after that, the next governor of Hawaii.