No future likely for popular Kainaliu turnaround

  • A turnaround in Kainaliu has been blocked by traffic stanchions since 2013. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • September 2011 Google street view of the turnaround at the southern end of Kainaliu.

HILO —A petition signed by about 200 people is asking Mayor Harry Kim’s administration to reopen a popular Kainaliu turnaround that helped drivers negotiate left turns on busy Mamalahoa Highway.