Council accepts easements for North Kohala pedestrian trail

A portion of the newly acquired North Kohala pedestrian trail is pictured Oct. 10. (Thomas Yeh/Special to West Hawaii Today)

HILO — A pedestrian trail that meanders from Kohala Lighthouse to recently acquired county land at Kapanaia Road now belongs to the public, with the County Council on Wednesday unanimously accepting an easement as part of a 2002 settlement agreement with a developer.