UH regents amend, approve draft administrative rules for Maunakea

Michael Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald Attendees rise in unison and salute in solidarity with Maunakea.
Michael Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald An attendee silently flanks kupuna Noe Noe Wong-Wilson as she testifies.
Michael Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald Hundreds of community members sit in attendance at the UH Performing Arts Center during Wednesday's meeting.
Michael Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald Roberta Chu, a member of UH's Maunakea Management Board, testifies in support of the administrative rules at Wednesday's Board of Regents meeting.

After eight hours of impassioned opposition from community members, the University of Hawaii Board of Regents ultimately voted Wednesday to amend and approve a draft of administrative rules governing Maunakea.