Arrested Oahu wind farm protesters appear in court as more are detained

Opponents to the planned Kahuku wind farm gather to protest and form a blockade to stop the trucks from moving turbine parts on Oct. 17 Kalaeloa. (KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR ADVERTISER)

HONOLULU — More than 30 people accused of disobeying a police officer in the Na Pua Makani wind farm protest made their initial appearance in court Monday on the same day 18 additional people were arrested for attempting to block yet another convoy of turbine parts.