Senator Mazie Hirono has taken to social media to call out the Trump administration for its announcement that it plans to significantly weaken the Endangered Species Act.

Senator Mazie Hirono

Senator Hirono cited her concerns in a tweet that she posted on Monday stating, "72 hours after scientists warn we're at risk of losing two more endangered Hawaiian forest birds, the administration weakens the Endangered Species Act."

The Senator specifically focused on Hawaii referencing the 400 endangered species that exist in the islands and calling for more attention to the issue.