County: Pahoa HI 5 Redemption Center to Close

The County of Hawai`i has announced that effective July 1, the Pahoa HI-5 Certified Redemption Center located at the Pāhoa Recycling & Transfer Station will be closed until further notice.

The close proximity of another certified redemption center, about a half-mile away, resulted in an unexpected increase in cost to continue services when the Pāhoa site’s operations contract was re-bid.

County officials say, due to this increase in cost and the close proximity of the alternate center, the site will be closed for the time being; the department plans to re-bid the site, and possibly reopen it at a later date.

Please see the schedule below for the alternate sites and operating hours:

Kea‘au, Atlas Recycling

Kea`au Recycling & Transfer Station

16-921 Kea‘au-Pahoa Road

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:00am – 3:30pm
Pāhoa, Business Services Hawai`i Pahoa Village Road

(Across from the Post Office)

Daily 8:00am – 3:30pm

For more information and a complete list of Certified Redemption Centers in Hawai`i County click here , or contact Craig Kawaguchi at