Olson Trust contests hotel proposals

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Trees and brush grow over Uncle Billy's in Hilo on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Debris is scattered inside Uncle Billy’s in Hilo on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Uncle Billy's is empty and closed in Hilo on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.

  • Brush grows on the roof of Uncle Billy’s in Hilo on Wednesday. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald The balconies at Uncle Billy's are falling apart in Hilo on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.

The Edmund C. Olson Trust has filed a lawsuit against two corporate officers of Tower Development Inc. for pursuing redevelopment projects on Banyan Drive.