Roth: building permit reviews to be expedited

  • COURTESY PHOTO Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth.

  • RODENHURST

  • Kanealii-Kleinfelder

  • Sue Lee Loy

As the county administration struggles with a backlog of more than 1,500 building permit applications stuck in its new computerized EPIC system, contractors and County Council members have more questions than answers following a statement from Mayor Mitch Roth that certain permit reviews will be “expedited.”