Downtown Hilo site of multiple homeless camps is cleared, fenced

Courtesy of HAWAII COUNTY Debris litters a lot behind Agasa Furniture in downtown Hilo prior to county crews clearing it Tuesday. The vacant lot was the site of an unpermitted homeless camp.

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Signs warn against trespassing on the lot behind Agasa Furniture and Music Store in Hilo on Tuesday.

A downtown Hilo property that repeatedly has become an unpermitted homeless camp during the past year is now under county control.