Updated: July 15, 9:03 a.m.
State Department of Land and Natural Resources officers are inspecting the location where demonstrators have tied themselves to a cattle guard on Mauna Kea Access Road in opposition to the start of the Thirty Meter Telescope construction. They are watching some untie themselves to rest but there are no arrests thus far. About 200 to 300 protesters are gathered at the mountain.
Updated: July 15, 8:32 a.m.
A state truck has arrived carrying several saddled horses in advance of the anticipated shutdown of Mauna Kea Access Road. Elders, among those opposing construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope and blocking the access road, say they will not move and plan to be arrested.