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

County Mass Transit holds second round of public meetings in April

The Mass Transit Agency (MTA) is preparing a future master plan for transit and paratransit service on the island. The goal is to improve service so it is safe, reliable, and accessible to all users. Public Meetings have been scheduled to gather input.

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

Mass Transit community meeting in Hilo is cancelled due to weather Tuesday (Oct 24)

The County of Hawai’i’s Mass Transit Agency informs the public that the Transit Master Plan Community meeting,scheduled for tonight (October 24, 2017) from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale in Hilo, has been postponed due to inclement weather.

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Hawaii County to hold meetings island-wide on mass transit plan

Hawaii County to hold meetings island-wide on mass transit plan

MEDIA RELEASE COUNTY OF HAWAII, MASS TRANSIT AGENCY Island-Wide Transit Master Plan Community Informational Meetings Kailua-Kona Monday, October 9, 2017 • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. West Hawaii Civic Center, Council Building A, Council Chambers 74-5044 Ana Keohokalole Highway Kea‘au Wednesday, October 11, 2017 • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Kea‘au Community Center, 16-186 Pili […]

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Ilagan on bus fare increase

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii County Council member Greggor Ilagan says he voted to support the Mass Transit system with the goal of further development of bus routes in Pahoa. Ilagan was among seven members of the council who approved the bus fare increase discussed in Bill 86. “I can’t ignore the needs of this community. That […]

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Marx: The real reason for mass transit

Marx: The real reason for mass transit

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Bob Marx | Second District Congressional candidate I’ve been asked before how a rail advocate like me can be against the proposed HART project. Let me make this clear: I am an ardent supporter of mass transit systems. April 4 marks the 45th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King’s […]

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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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Transit tops agenda for District 6 Matters

Transit tops agenda for District 6 Matters

MEDIA RELEASE The District 6 Matters meetings for May will host Transit Operations Administrator Tom Brown who will be available to discuss the Hele-On Bus System and other issues pertaining to mass transit on Hawaii Island. Direct questions and comments are welcome from attendees on any subject dealing with Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency services […]

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U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye presented a check for $7.2 million to the County of Hawaii for seven new 45-passenger buses and major improvements to the county’s Mass Transit Agency facilities on Saturday, Oct. 16.

Inouye presents largest transportation grant to a neighbor island

U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye presented a check for $7.2 million to the County of Hawaii for seven new 45-passenger buses and major improvements to the county’s Mass Transit Agency facilities on Saturday, Oct. 16.

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Inouye to present county mass transit grants (Oct. 16)

Inouye to present county mass transit grants (Oct. 16)

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye will be in Hilo on Saturday to present a check to the County of Hawaii representing $7.2 million in federal grants for six new 45-passenger buses and major improvements to the county’s Mass Transit Agency facilities. “The safe and timely transportation of our residents and visitors is critical […]

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