Public frustrated by ban on trailers at transfer stations; department says new rules could be in place next year

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Gary Bricker stands outside the Keaau Transfer Station by the trailer he built to haul rubbish. Bricker is frustrated the county still is not allowing trailers in its transfer stations.

  • A truck with a trailer leaves the Hilo Transfer Station on Oct. 17. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

County officials are once again hopeful that trailers could be allowed at certain county transfer stations by early next year.