Saddle Road alternatives: Paniolo Avenue resurfacing to commence Oct. 1, intersection study underway

The intersection of Waikoloa Road and Paniolo Avenue in Waikoloa will be getting a $5.5 million upgrade. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)

Progress is continuing on alternative roadways in Kohala, with schedules even more important since the state’s announcement earlier this month that the $80 million West Hawaii extension of Daniel K. Inouye Highway has been put on hold.