Waipio Valley pedestrian ban booted

Courtesy photo/File In this image from a 2019 YouTube video posted by Big Island Off Road Adventures, a vehicle makes its way down Waipio Valley Road.

It’s back to the drawing board for a bill prohibiting pedestrian access to Waipio Valley, after County Council members Wednesday raised constitutionality issues and the effect closing hiking there would have on other valleys, such as Pololu Valley in North Kohala.