Issue with Kendo multiselect and ionic modal

I am having trouble selecting items from a kendo multiselect control, only when it is inside of an ionic modal. The only other post on here that is similar mentions to add data-tap-disabled=“true” and I have done that.

See the topic here: Using Kendo UI Widgets

I have created a kendo dojo that replicates the issue here:

Anyone have any ideas?

Telerik is pointing the finger back at Ionic…

Anyone have an idea to solve this?