Construction on Phase 2 of Bayfront Trails begins

  • MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY/Tribune-Herald Bayfront Trails Association President Matthias Kusch, left, points out the future trail path to Mayor Mitch Roth on Monday.

  • MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY/Tribune-Herald From left: Barett Otani, executive assistant to Mayor Mitch Roth; Parks and Recreation Director Maurice Messina; Bayfront Trails Association President Matthias Kusch; Mayor Mitch Roth; Bayfront Trails Association Treasurer Amy Self; Bayfront Trails Association Vice President Christian Englehardt.

Work on the second phase of the Hilo Bayfront Trails project began Monday after years of delay.