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East Hawai‘i Transfer Stations Close Due to Staff Shortages

December 31, 2019, 9:41 AM HST
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Transfer stations and services in East Hawai‘i are closed today due to staffing shortages.

Residents can take household waste to the Keaʻau Transfer Station, which is open seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., or to the Hilo Transfer Station, which is open seven days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Glenwood Transfer Station and Pāhoa Transfer Station are all shut down today due to lack of staff.

The Glenwood Transfer Station is scheduled to reopen on Jan. 3 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pāhoa Transfer Station is scheduled to reopen on Jan. 2 from 6 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hilo Scrap Metal and White Good Services as well as Keaʻau Scrap Metal and White Goods Services are closed due to the shortages. Hilo services are scheduled to reopen Jan. 2 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Keaau services will also reopen on Jan. 2 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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