Papa‘aloa residents still hopeful town will get a new gym

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Cedar Satynda, left, and Dorian Doulamis wave signs on the side of the road in support of building a new gym in Papa'aloa on Friday. Satynda and Doulamis are on a boys basketball team and have been practicing at Laupahoehoe Point Gym.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Julie and Pete Becker holds signs in support of building a new gym in Papa'aloa on Friday. The Beckers have lived in Papa'aloa for 11 years and miss the activities they could participate in at the gym.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Treysen Ballesteros waves his hand at a car while holding signs in support of building a new gym in Papa'aloa on Friday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A group of teenagers hold signs in support of building a new gym in Papa'aloa on Friday.

Community members continue to push for a new gym in Papa‘aloa, with surprising results.