Study on potential access routes to proposed landfill presented Thursday

LIHUE — The public is invited to attend a community meeting and provide input on the preliminary findings of a feasibility study about the potential access routes to the proposed landfill and resource recovery park. The facilities would be located between Ma‘alo Road and Kalepa Ridge.

The meeting will be 6 to 8 p.m. at the King Kaumualii Elementary School cafeteria.

The Traffic and Roadways Engineering Feasibility Study is part of the Environmental Impact Statement relative to the proposed landfill and resource recovery park.

The study examines each potential access route analyzing traffic impacts, site improvements required and related costs as well as its social impacts.

The goal of the study is promote public input, assist the county with decision-making and provide a rational basis for the access route selection.

The draft TREFS and public comment form are available at

Comments will be accepted until Oct. 17 via email sent to as well as through regular mail.


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