More transfer stations close again today

The Keei Transfer Station will closed at 8 a.m. today due to staffing shortages in the Kona Base Yard. The site will reopen as regularly scheduled from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.

Until 4 p.m. this afternoon, residents can take their household generated waste to the Keauhou Transfer Station, which is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day.

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Residents with household generated green waste can take their waste to the Kealakehe Transfer Station from 8a.m. to 4 p.m. for green waste disposal.

Also due to shortages, the Pahala and Puako transfer stations will be closed today and reopen Friday.

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The department has suffered from staffing issues over the last several months that have led to frequent closures when employees call in sick.

Info: Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division Office, at 961-8270.

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