County Solid Waste Facilities to Close in Observance of New Year Holiday

December 28, 2021, 10:30 AM HST
* Updated December 28, 9:50 AM
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County transfer stations, recycling centers, and landfill will be closed on Saturday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New Year holiday.

This annual closure includes the East Hawai‘i Organics Facility, the West Hawai‘i Organics Facility, the Hilo Reload Station, the HI-5 redemption centers at county facilities, the reuse centers, and transfer stations, that are normally scheduled to be open on Saturdays.

The Department of Environmental Management advises residents not to litter or illegally dump any materials at the closed transfer stations and recycling centers.

In addition, the following special message applies to the Kalapana Transfer Station only: Kalapana Transfer Station will be open on Sunday, Jan. 2, instead of the regular Saturday. To register for Solid Waste Notifications via email or text visit the county website at

For questions, call the Solid Waste Administrative Office at 808-961-8270.

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