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Solid Waste Division Facilities to Temporarily Close Due to COVID Safety Precautions

August 31, 2021, 6:30 AM HST
* Updated August 30, 9:00 PM
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The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division,
announces the temporary closure of services to some of its facilities until further notice.

The first closures for the Hāwī and Keauhou facilities will go into effect today, Aug. 31, and
the first closures of the Hilo, Kea‘au, and Pāhoa facilities will start Wednesday, Sept. 1.

Thereafter, and until further notice, the facilities will follow this schedule:

These closures are being taken as a precaution by the County of Hawai‘i in its ongoing efforts to
address the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in the community, and for the health and safety
of employees and the public.

For more information, click here, or call the Solid Waste Division Office at 808-961-8270.

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