‘Losing momentum’ in albizia battle: Officials look for solutions as funding dwindles

Tribune-Herald file photo County workers cut through a fallen tree on Pahoa-Kapoho Road in August 2014 after Hurricane Iselle in Pahoa. Numerous albizias were toppled during the storm.

As funding for albizia removal on the Big Island dries up, the invasive trees — and the danger they pose — are spreading again.