Solid Waste Divisional Public Information Meetings

Solid waste meetings
County of Hawaii Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan Public Comment period ends Feb. 4
Also people are being urged to submit comments on the Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan, Sierra Club, Recycle Hawaii and others are asking for NO Incinerator, the environmentally request is for Zero Waste Solutions first and foremost. Testifiers at public hearing urge recycling - West Hawaii Today
Every 10 years, the County of Hawai‘i Solid Waste Division (“Division”) is required to update its Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan ("ISWMP" or the "Plan"), per Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Section 342G.

The public comment period is now open for sixty (60) days, from December 6, 2019, through February 4, 2020.

The draft Plan is available to the public in PDF format on the Division’s website on December 6, 2019 (

Written testimony will be accepted throughout the public comment period.  Oral testimony will be taken at the Public Hearings which will be held on January 21 and 23, 2020.  Details for the public hearings will be announced at a later date.

Testimony should include your name and contact information and can be submitted:

1)    By email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2)    By U.S. Mail to:

Department of Environmental Management
345 Kekūanāo‘a St., Suite 41
Hilo, HI 96720

For further information, please visit the website at or call the Solid Waste Division office at 961-8942.

Event Properties

Event Date 01-29-2020 5:30 pm
Event End Date 01-29-2020 6:30 pm
Location Na'alehu Community Center and Park

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