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Hele-On Bus. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Mayor, County of Hawaii

Hele-On Bus service announces adjusted weekend schedule

MEDIA RELEASE On Saturday, August 25, 2018, Hele-On bus services will operate on a limited schedule. The following routes will be in service: All Hilo/South Kohala Resorts 330 Pahala South Kohala/Resorts North Kohala/South Kohala Resorts On Sunday, August 26, 2018, buses will operate as normal. Please be advised that delays, re-routing, and cancellations can occur, […]

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Hawaii County Hele On buses purchased through earmarks by Senator Dan Inouye. Seven 33 and 49 passenger buses were purchased with the federal funds.

Hele-On reinstates Pahoa 3 bus route effective Friday (May 25)

The County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency has announced that the Pahoa 3 Route will be reinstated, effective Friday, May 25, 2018. Due to the current volcanic activity, all PAHOA/POHOIKI routes will end at Nanawale Longhouse. There will be NO stops in Pohoiki, Seaview and Leilani Estates.

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Hele-On Bus. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Mayor, County of Hawaii

Hawaii Island receives federal funding for buses that reduce toxic pollutants

Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced that the Hawaii Department of Health will receive nearly $200,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace two diesel-powered buses on Hawaii Island with lower-emission buses. The new buses, part of Hawaii County’s Hele-On bus service, will reduce toxic pollutants released by diesel exhaust.

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Bus fare increases on all Hele-On bus routes

MEDIA REALEASE Effective Monday, July 1, 2013, bus fares will increase on all Hele-On bus routes. The increases will be as follows: * Cash fare for all rides will be $2.00 * Cash fares for students, individuals 60 years and older, and certified disabled individuals will be $1.00 with proper identification. * No charge for […]

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Hele-On service added to Hawaiian Paradise Park

MEDIA RELEASE Effective April 1, a change to the Pahoa-Hilo Hele-On Bus route will bring long-awaited service to the residents of Hawaiian Paradise Park. On any given day, a young mother has her child strapped to her back, hiking down Makuu Drive; residents struggle as they hitchhike long distances, and our kupuna become isolated and […]

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The Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency has prepared two surveys to gather data on interest, scheduling, and routing for bus service within Hawaiian Paradise Park and addition bus service between the Volcano area and Hilo.

Hele-On Bus service conducting an online survey for bus riders

The Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency has prepared two surveys to gather data on interest, scheduling, and routing for bus service within Hawaiian Paradise Park and addition bus service between the Volcano area and Hilo.

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FTA administrator details support for island buses

FTA administrator details support for island buses

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka questioned Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff Thursday on federal support for the Honolulu High-Capacity Rail Project and neighbor island buses. The exchange took place during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs entitled “Public Transportation: Priorities and Challenges for Reauthorization.” This is the […]

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Federal funding for buses, transit enhancement projects

Federal funding for buses, transit enhancement projects

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono has announced the awarding of a $5,699,400 U.S. Department of Transportation grant to purchase new buses in the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui. The funding will also be utilized to further enhance the transit system on the island of Kauai. This grant, awarded through the Federal Transit Administration, […]

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The 49-passenger bus is one of five new County buses equipped with reclining seats, AC, individual reading lights, overhead climate control, luggage compartments, wheelchair access, video and audio security surveillance, audio sound system and bicycle racks. The other four new buses are 33-passenger models.

New County bus blessed, ready to roll

The 49-passenger bus is one of five new County buses equipped with reclining seats, AC, individual reading lights, overhead climate control, luggage compartments, wheelchair access, video and audio security surveillance, audio sound system and bicycle racks. The other four new buses are 33-passenger models.

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County bus service expaning in February

MEDIA RELEASE The county Mass Transit Agency will increase bus service on some of the transit system’s most popular and heavily used routes beginning Feb. 17, as part of the ongoing effort to make the system more convenient and accessible to users. Additional bus service will be added on the route between Pahoa and Hilo; […]

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