Fiber optic ring will improve internet speed, stability

Photos by Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A sign warns that the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is closed in Volcano on Thursday, April 30, 2020. The village of Volcano is dependent on tourists visiting the park and has been affected by the closure.

Just when COVID-19 has turned many meetings virtual and a faster, more stable communications network is needed most, a project a decade in the making is about to reach completion.