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Puna traffic on East Hawaii advisors’ agenda (Nov. 2)

Outbound morning traffic along Hwy 130 in Puna (Photo by Baron Sekiya/

Outbound morning traffic along Hwy 130 in Puna. Photography by Baron Sekiya for Hawaii 24/7


The Council of Neighbor Island Advisors for East Hawaii will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2 at Keaau Middle School Cafeteria. The public is invited to attend.

Jiro A. Sumada, deputy director – highways for the state Department of Transportation, will present to the council a brief overview of the upcoming projects the state has planned for the Puna District.

Gov. Linda Lingle created Councils of Neighbor Island Advisors to give neighbor island residents a stronger voice in state government. The Governor’s Council of Neighbor Island Advisors for East Hawaii holds monthly public meetings to seek community input, advise the governor of important issues and make recommendations for state boards and commissions.

The members of the council are Julie Hugo, Alton Okinaka, Norman Stahl, Carol VanCamp, Albert Nakaji, Scott Enright and Jennifer Zelko.

Anyone requiring special assistance or accommodations to participate at this meeting may call 974-6262.

For additional information Council for Neighbor Island Advisors for East Hawaii, including meeting minutes and agendas, visit the governor’s Web site at

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