With new law in effect, albizia fight continues

Tribune-Herald file photo Vehicles drive past power lines damaged by Tropical Storm Iselle in 2014 on Pahoa-Kapoho Road in Pahoa.
Tribune-Herald file photo The height and the stark white trunk of an albizia tree makes it stand out among the other trees in 2018 along the Puainako Extension in Hilo.

A spokeswoman for the Big Island Invasive Species Council said the first explorers of a new law allowing landowners to remove potentially dangerous albizia trees from neighboring properties could be community associations in Puna.