Times of the signs: Holiday Inn still waiting, 5 years later, for sign approval

The current sign at the Holiday Inn Express on Sarona Road hangs as the hotel continues to wait for approval to hang the franchise’s trademark sign. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

HILO — An application for downsized signs for the Holiday Inn in Kailua-Kona is making its way to the Kailua Village Design Commission, five years after developers first sought permission to erect the trademark franchise signs.