New low-income housing project planned for Hilo

  • A sign informs passersby that a lot off of Kapiolani Street across the street from the Hilo police station has been rezoned for housing on Friday, July 9, 2021. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

  • A car drives past a lot on Kapiolani Street across the street from the Hilo police station that has been rezoned for housing on Friday, July 9, 2021. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Construction of a 64-unit low-income housing development in Hilo is expected to begin early next year.