State senator calls on governor to enforce the law at Mauna Kea

//State senator calls on governor to enforce the law at Mauna Kea

State Sen. Lorraine Inouye, whose district includes Mauna Kea, is calling on Gov. David Ige to resolve the impasse that has blocked construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope, and is calling on Ige to “protect all of us with your leadership.”

In an open letter to Ige published Tuesday in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, Ino­uye told Ige that “we cannot pick and choose. Laws must be followed, all laws, all the time. Public trust requires bold leadership: Difficult decisions need to be made about Mauna Kea, its management, and how we address the needs of our host culture.”

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