Protestors Blocking Workers from going to Mauna Kea summit arrested

April 3, 2015 12:54 PM

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On Thursday, some people were trying to stop workers from going to a telescope construction site on a mountain, which is considered as sacred to Native Hawaiians. Police on the Big Island arrested 12 people in the case.

Hawaii County police said that they took the step as people were carrying out protest on the road leading to Mauna Kea summit. Similar incident happened on Monday and people were warned not to repeat it and those who would block the road would be arrested.

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