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Eucalyptus harvesting leads to more trucks on road 07-16-12

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Hāmākua District
Captain Richard Miyamoto
Phone: 775-7533


Media Release

Big Island police wish to inform the public that harvesting and trucking of eucalyptus trees along Highway 19 has begun and will increase the number of trucks on the roadway, especially from the Laupāhoehoe area to Kawaihae.

Police ask motorists to use added caution when sharing the road with any truck or bus. Due to their size and cargo, motorists are reminded of some safety tips:

Please help to keep our roads safe.