(Media release) â€” The County of Hawaiâ€˜i Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and the Waimea Trails and Greenways Committee (WTG) of the Waimea Preservation Association invite you to a community meeting for Ke Ala Kahawai o Waimea (â€œthe stream trail of Waimeaâ€), Waimea Trails and Greenways.
The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.,Â Wednesday, February 9, 2011, Â at the Waimea Middle School cafeteria, at 67-1229 Mamalahoa Highway.
Ke Ala Kahawai o Waimea will be a 4.8-mile long, multi-use path following the meandering route of WaikÅloa Stream. The path will connect residences, businesses and schools, and extend from Church Row in Waimea Town to a future County park site on Kawaihae Road, across the Kamuela View Estates subdivision.
A Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the project was recently completed and is available for review during a 30-day public comment period, from Jan. 23 to Feb. 21, 2011. Read more