Public Papers - 1990
Memorandum on the Kaho'olawe, Hawaii, Weapons Range
Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense
Subject: Use of the Island of Kaho'olawe, Hawaii, as a Weapons Range
You are directed to discontinue use of Kaho'olawe as a weapons range effective immediately. This directive extends to use of the island for small arms, artillery, naval gunfire support, and aerial ordnance training. In addition, you are directed to establish a joint Department of Defense-State of Hawaii commission to examine the future status of Kaho'olawe and related issues.