CIRA de CASTILLOTGI Staff Writer
KAPA’A – The county has adopted a new strategy aimed at controlling illegal
dumping at the Kapa’a Refuse Transfer Station. A reward is being offered for
information leading to the arrest of violators.
That means anyone who
witnesses someone in the act of illegal dumping outside or within the transfer
station should call Crime Stoppers at 245-6787 to report the
County Solid Waste Coordinator Troy Tanigawa said the county
plans to crack down on illegal dumping at the transfer station. Junk cars,
abandoned outside the transfer station gates, have become a chronic
Tanigawa has posted new “NO DUMPING” signs with a warning that a
$1,000 fine is the price for each dumping violation.
The pilot program is
aimed at discouraging illegal dumping of discarded washing machines, shells of
junk cars, worn tires and an assortment of unwanted items that have been strewn
along Apopo Road, approaching the dump, creating a health and safety
To report violators, call Crime Stoppers at 241-6787 or the Kauai
Police Department at 241-6711.