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Temporary Closures for Solid Waste Division Facilities Due to COVID-19

9:33 PM · Aug 31, 2021

Press Release from the County of Hawaii: The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, announces the temporary closure of services to some of its facilities until further notice. The first closures for the Hāwī and Keauhou facilities will go into effect Tuesday, August 31, and the first closures for Hilo, Kea‘au, and Pāhoa facilities will start Wednesday, September 1. Thereafter, and until further notice, the facilities will follow this schedule: Hāwī and Keauhou: Open: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday Closed: Tuesday, Thursday Hilo, Kea‘au, and Pāhoa Open: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday Closed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday These closures are being taken as precaution by the County of Hawai‘i in its ongoing efforts to address the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in the community, and for the health and safety of employees and the public. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding. Visit and register for Solid Waste Notifications (via email or text) for future closure information and locations, or call our Solid Waste Division Office at 961-8270