Bills would limit BLNR’s power over lease extensions

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A dog walks past Uncle Billy's on Banyan Drive in Hilo on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A woman walks her dog past a sign on Banyan Drive in Hilo on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A couple walks their dogs down Banyan Drive in Hilo on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Keiki look behind as they walk with their mom in front of Uncle Billy's on Banyan Drive in Hilo on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023.

Big Island lawmakers are hopeful they can get a struggling program to revitalize parts of Hilo back on track.