Mass Transit administrator touts progress to County Council

A Hele-On bus headed for Waikaloa pulls up to the Mooheau Bus Terminal Friday in Hilo. HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald

Years of neglect led to Hawaii County spending $618,000 to rent last-minute daily substitute buses in December alone, but the Mass Transit Agency is working hard to stop the bleeding, Administrator Brenda Carreira told the County Council this week.