Regulating Big Island bike tours

Kelsey Walling / Tribune-Herald File

An electric bike tour group starts their excursion at the Kilauea Overlook at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2023.

HILO, Hawai‘i — What began as an effort to reduce bike traffic on specific West Hawai‘i roads has become a proposed series of regulations upon bike tour operators throughout the Big Island.