Saddle extension shelved:

  • Traffic negotiates the intersection of Daniel K. Inouye Highway and Mamalahoa Highway in South Kohala on Tuesday afternoon. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • Traffic approaches the intersection of Daniel K. Inouye Highway and Mamalahoa Highway in South Kohala on Tuesday afternoon. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

Financial constraints have forced the state to shelve for now extending Daniel K. Inouye Highway in West Hawaii.