Lack of public notice about a lane-striping project that started during rush hour Thursday morning on Highway 130 between Shower Drive and Kaloli Drive in Hawaiian Paradise Park caused a massive traffic snarl that frustrated and angered Hilo-bound motorists.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation started a re-striping project on Keaau-Pahoa Road (Route 130) between Shower Drive and Kaloli Drive in Keaau this morning in preparation for the morning northbound contraflow.
The Hawaii County Council Finance Committee on Tuesday discussed a possible financial report of the countys expenses relating to the ongoing standoff on Maunakea, but meaningful numbers will not be available until later this month.
The Hawaii County Council on Wednesday tightened government oversight before unanimously moving to a final reading a package of changes that some community members say will weaken the Kona Community Development Plan.
An interim strategy to help the county recover after the 2018 Kilauea volcano eruption is still being developed, but the recovery process has frustrated and concerned some county leaders and community members.