Change in Hours for HI-5 Redemption Centers at County Transfer Stations

Effective Monday, July 15, hours of operation at four HI-5 certified beverage container redemption centers at Hawai’i County recycling and transfer stations will change following a reduction in funding for the program by the state Department of Health.

The Pahoa Transfer Station will not be effected by these changes

The Pahoa Transfer Station will not be effected by these changes

The following redemption centers will have new hours:

  • Hilo: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Waimea: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Kealakehe: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Keauhou: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Certified redemption center hours at all other recycling and transfer stations will remain the same. Please note, all certified redemption centers are closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Department of Environmental Management thanks the public for your cooperation and understanding as we work with our contractor to make the HI-5 program as convenient as possible.

For more information or copies of the new schedule, please visit hawaiizerowaste.org or contact Chris Thayer at (808) 323-4412 or cthayer@hawaiicounty.gov.

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