Protesters plan to gather outside telescope backer’s home

  • This Tribune-Herald file photo shows the view from Pu'u Huluhulu at the intersection of Daniel K. Inouye Highway and Maunakea Access Road. Since Aug. 15, police have issued more than 600 citations near the access road.
  • An artist's rendering of TMT against a backdrop of other Maunakea telescopes.

HONOLULU — Native Hawaiian opponents of a giant telescope planned for Maunakea plan to protest outside the California home of one of the observatory’s major backers.