Some opala more essential than others: New transfer station restrictions start Friday

  • The Kealakehe Transfer Station is closed for green waste disposal. Residents must instead take the waste to the West Hawaii Sanitary Landfill in Puuanahulu. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)

  • BILL KUCHARSKI

  • The Keei Transfer station is closed for green waste disposal. Residents must instead take the waste to the West Hawaii Sanitary Landfill in Puuanahulu. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)

Complaints are piling up as fast as the opala as the county tries to get a grip on rubbish disposal during a statewide stay-at-home order.