Officials looking to limit, avoid transfer station closures attributed to ‘staff shortages’

  • The chute at Keauhou Transfer Station is closed in May amid a staffing shortage. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — With the closures of three West Hawaii transfer stations Tuesday that sent residents to Waimea and Kailua-Kona to dispose of their rubbish because of staff shortages, local officials say they’d like to see some solutions.