Classes take toll on Maunakea camp numbers during week

  • Michael Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald Oahu resident Onikinikini Sadaoka visited the mountain for two weeks with her children, from left to right, Kulia, 6; Makalapua, 3; Pokii, 7; Kaikea, 2; and Ululani, 10.
  • Michael Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald Only a handful of demonstrators remain on Maunakea Access Road on Friday.
  • Michael Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald Only a handful of demonstrators remain on Maunakea Access Road on Friday.

The demonstrators occupying Maunakea Access Road have thinned to a skeleton crew after the start of the school year, but students and teachers still find time to return to the mountain.