Roth to host town hall meeting in Pahoa

Mayor Mitch Roth will host another town hall meeting this week.

The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at William “Billy” Kenoi Park in Pahoa.


The town hall will be the ninth in a series titled “Sustainable Horizons: Mayor Roth’s Community Impact Check-in,” the goal of which is to provide updates and foster engagement with communities across Hawaii Island.

The town hall series “aims to establish an open and transparent dialogue where residents can stay informed about local initiatives, express their concerns, and actively contribute to shaping the future of their respective communities,” according to a press release from Roth’s office.

During the first half-hour, Roth and key cabinet members will provide updates about the county’s progress and direction. These updates will be tailored to provide site-specific information relevant to the lower Puna community.

The remaining hour and a half will be dedicated to a Q&A session, enabling attendees to directly pose questions to department representatives and receive responses.

For those unable to attend in person, the town hall will be made available on Roth’s Facebook page ( and Na Leo TV, Channel 55.

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