As police prepare for TMT protests, Kim unveils guiding document, advisory committee

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald file photo The clouds part Jan. 12, 2017, showing a snow-capped Mauna Kea from Alae Cemetery in Hilo.

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald file photo Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope protest June 24, 2015, atop Maunakea.

HILO — While law enforcers are preparing a response to anticipated protests of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea, Mayor Harry Kim is talking to stakeholders, has assembled a committee of Hawaiian cultural leaders and released his vision statement for the mountain’s future.