TMT almost 20% done: Despite ongoing protest on Maunakea, work continues around the world

  • Photo courtesy TMT An artist's rendering hows the position of the Thirty Meter Telescope, seen on the bottom-left, in comparison to the other telescopes on Maunakea's summit.

Although no construction equipment has been able to ascend Maunakea for three weeks due to the ongoing protest by some Native Hawaiians, the Thirty Meter Telescope is nearly 20% complete.