Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan 2019 Update: Public Comment Period Open

Date: December 6, 2019 January 30, 2020
Time: All Day

Every 10 years, the County of Hawai‘i Solid Waste Division (“Division”) is required to update its Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan ("ISWMP" or the "Plan"), per Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Section 342G.

The public comment period is now open for sixty (60) days, from December 6, 2019, through February 4, 2020.

The draft Plan is available to the public in PDF format on the Division’s website on December 6, 2019 (

Written testimony will be accepted throughout the public comment period.  Oral testimony will be taken at the Public Hearings which will be held on January 21 and 23, 2020.  Details for the public hearings will be announced at a later date.

Testimony should include your name and contact information and can be submitted:

1)    By email to:

2)    By U.S. Mail to:

Department of Environmental Management
345 Kekūanāo‘a St., Suite 41
Hilo, HI 96720

For further information, please visit our website at or call the Solid Waste Division office at 961-8942.

Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan Update - Public Comment Period Starts December 6 -- press release