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AD NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General Doug Chin and Board of Land and Natural Resources Chair Suzanne Case release statement regarding today’s circuit court ruling invalidating the Mauna Kea emergency rule

Posted on Oct 9, 2015 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

HONOLULU – Today the Circuit Court of the Third Circuit, State of Hawaii, granted a partial motion for summary judgment that has the effect of invalidating the Mauna Kea emergency rule.

Attorney General Chin and Chair Case released the following statement in response: “The State acknowledges the Court’s decision and will abide by it. We remind people traveling to Mauna Kea that even in light of today’s ruling existing laws and rules remain. It is always illegal to block the road. This includes standing in the road or placing obstructions in the road. These laws will continue to be enforced.”

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For more information, contact:

 Joshua A. Wisch

Special Assistant to the Attorney General

(808) 586-1284

[email protected]

Dan Dennison
Senior Communications Manager        

(808) 587-0407

[email protected]        
Hawaii Department of Land & Natural Resources