Editorial | Off the News Stakeholders hope for a timely decision on TMT By Star-Advertiser staff Nov. 19, 2015 Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Read more Mahalo for reading the Honolulu Star-Advertiser! You're reading a premium story. Read the full story with our Print & Digital Subscription. Subscribe Now Read this story for free: Watch an ad or complete a survey Log In Already a subscriber? Log in now to continue reading this story. Activate Digital Account Print subscriber but without online access? Activate your Digital Account now. On hold — still. By granting a two-week block on work at the Thirty Meter Telescope site, Hawaii’s Supreme Court has preserved the uneasy status quo atop Mauna Kea. Monday’s ruling had Native Hawaiian activists hailing the “excellent news,” but left all observers trying to decode any signals that might be emanating from the high court regarding its ultimate decision on the TMT’s fate. Does the temporary stay mean the court’s eagerly awaited ruling is imminent, nearly three months after arguments were heard? Does the court’s emergency stay on work, through Dec. 2, hint at its leaning on the Big Decision? If there’s one thing that all TMT stakeholders — pro and con — can agree on, it’s for the high court to rule soon, very soon. Go (Big West champion Wahine volleyball) Bows! Congrats to the University of Hawaii Wahine volleyball team — this year’s Big West Conference champions. With their sweep of UC Irvine Tuesday, the Wahine won their fifth conference title in seven seasons. Let’s hope the momentum continues through Thursday’s match against Cal Poly, then Saturday’s regular-season finale against UC-Santa Barbara — and beyond. NCAA tournament play, after all, is next month. Previous Story Protect sacred waiola of Moanalua from Red Hill fuel tanks Next Story Can feds force risks on states?