Pu‘uanahulu Landfill and Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station Closed for Kona Ironman Triathlon

The Pu‘uanahulu Landfill in Waikoloa and the Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station in Kailua-Kona will be closed all day on Saturday, October 14, 2017, due to road closures for the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in Kona.

The closure at Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station will affect all services including Residential Rubbish Disposal, HI5 Redemption, 2-Bin Recycling, Green Waste Recycling, Re-Use Store and Mulch Pick-up.

Alternative services for Residential Rubbish Disposal, HI5 Redemption and 2-Bin Recycling are available at the Keauhou Recycling and Transfer Station.
Regular operations at the Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station will resume on Sunday, October 15, 2017.  The Pu‘uanahulu Landfill will resume its normal schedule and re-open on Monday, October 16, 2017.

Mahalo for your cooperation!

If you have any questions, please contact the Solid Waste Administrative Office at 808-961-8270.

The Panasonic EVOLTA Robot Finishes the Kona Ironman Triathlon

The Panasonic EVOLTA Robot has just completed the Kona Ironman Triathlon.

This digest covers the hours between 12:00 ~ 20:00 on the 28th of October as EVOLTA gets closer to the finish line in Kailua-Kona.

Evolta Team A

Evolta "Team A"

This clip is the last clip that you will see on my site, however, you can watch the EVOLTA Youtube Channel to catch clips of the triathlon.


I’m also removing the Twitter Stream from the top of my site but here is the EVOLTA’s Team Tweets for the entirety of the race.

EVOLTA World Challenge IV Begins Tomorrow – The Kona Ironman Triathlon


The EVOLTA Panasonic Robot is doing its World Challenge IV and that happens to be taking on the Kona Ironman Triathlon course tomorrow beginning at 12:00.


You can watch a livestream of parts of it here: EVOLTA World Challenge IV.

Evolta Livestream Schedule

Evolta Livestream Schedule

I’m also adding the twitter stream of the @Evolta_Robot to the top of my site to follow the progress there.