New gym for Papaaloa a top priority for Hamakua

  • Community members meet in front of the Papa’aloa Gym on Nov. 10, 2021, to express their concerns about the demolition of the facility. (Hawaii Tribune-Hearld/File photo)

  • MESSINA

  • NAKASHIMA

  • KIMBALL

State Rep. Mark Nakashima said Monday a new county gymnasium in Papaaloa is the top capital-improvement priority in his district.