Statement from Governor David Ige on access to Mauna Kea

Posted on Jul 13, 2015 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases

Honolulu – Governor David Ige released the following statement after the University of Hawaii announced that it would reopen the access road to Mauna Kea summit on July 13, 2015:

“The State seeks to provide safe access to Mauna Kea summit by all lawful users. Unfortunately, the destructive actions of several individuals temporarily rendered the mountain road unsafe since June 24. I am pleased UH has reopened the road following its damage assessment and repairs.”


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