One man’s trash, another man’s treasure: Transfer Station Thrift Store awarded contract for Big Island’s seven reuse center stores

Starting from scratch, new clothing has been donated to the thrift store since May 1. (GEORGE FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

A father brings his daughter to look for goodies at the Waimea Recycling & Transfer Station Reuse Center’s new thrift store Friday afternoon. (GEORGE FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

WAIMEA — New deals and treasures were on display at Waimea Recycling &Transfer Station’s Reuse Center thrift store Thursday, its first day open under new management.