Statement from Governor David Ige regarding Mauna Kea

Posted on Jul 31, 2015 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases

“The emergency rules were enacted to ensure public safety and access after the road was blocked by boulders. The state has made sure people are aware of and understand the emergency rules before taking the next step. While we had hoped arrests would not have to be made in the process of citing violators last night, we were prepared to take action, and we did so.”