Lawmakers brief chamber on their plans for new legislative session

State Rep. David Tarnas, left, addresses the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday in Hilo, as Reps. Mark Nakashima and Chris Todd and Sens. Russell Ruderman and Lorraine Inouye observe. (Nancy Cook Lauer/West Hawaii Today)

HILO — Relief for Puna, cesspool conversion and more neighbor island participation in state government are among an inventory of priorities for five Hawaii Island legislators who briefed the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce at a breakfast meeting Wednesday.