State dismantles unpermitted ‘library’ at TMT protest camp; 2 protesters arrested

  • MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY/Tribune-Herald Law enforcement and Thirty Meter Telescope protesters face each other down from opposite sides of a police line Friday as an unpermitted structure is removed by state personnel.

  • MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY/Tribune-Herald

    State workers load scrap from the demolished unpermitted building at the Thirty Meter Telescope protest camp on Maunakea into a construction vehicle to be transported to a scrapyard in Hilo.

State personnel on Friday dismantled an unpermitted structure that was constructed by Thirty Meter Telescope protesters earlier this week.