(BIVN) – With Hawaiʻi County Mayor Harry Kim seated in the front row of the Hilo council chamber, Puna residents again aired their grievances during public testimony on Wednesday.
Speaking on County Council bills that would appropriate federal funds for the Kīlauea Volcano eruption recovery, the residents of the Kapoho, Pohoʻiki, and Waʻa Waʻa areas reiterated their desire to get access back to their lava-locked homes and pressured the lawmakers to begin easing certain restrictions placed on the impacted area.
After the testimony, mayor Harry Kim spoke to the council.
by Big Island Video News
HILO, Hawaiʻi - The Hawaiʻi County Council again heard testimony from residents impacted by the 2018 eruption of Kīlauea Volcano in the lower East Rift Zone.