Hawai‘i Island Transfer Station Closures

July 30, 2019, 10:47 AM HST (Updated July 30, 2019, 10:47 AM)
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Due to staff shortages, the Hawai‘i County Department of Environmental Management closed three Hawai‘i Island transfer stations early on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.

The Puako Transfer Station will close at 8 a.m. Tuesday and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Friday, Aug. 1, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Until 6 p.m. Tuesday, residents can take their household generated waste to the Waimea Transfer Station, which is open seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Pahala Transfer Station will close at 8 a.m. Tuesday and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Friday, Aug. 1, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Until 6 p.m. Tuesday, residents can take their household generated waste to the Waiohinu Transfer Station, which is open seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Ke’ei Transfer Station will close at 8 a.m. Tuesday due to staffing shortages in the Kona Base Yard. The site will reopen as regularly scheduled on Friday, Aug. 3, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Until 4 p.m. Tuesday, residents can take their household generated waste to the Keauhou Transfer Station, which is open seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Residents with household generated green waste can take their waste to the Kealakehe Transfer Station, which is open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for green waste disposal.

Closure and location information can be found at www.hawaiizerowaste.org or by calling the Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division Office at 961-8270.

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