Sides square off on TMT: At stake is permit that will allow project to proceed


Lincoln Ashida

Lanny Sinkin

Ross Shinyama

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

Impassioned arguments were raised, but no conclusions were reached Tuesday during a hearing about whether the Thirty Meter Telescope has met minimum requirements to keep its land use permit for Maunakea.