Highway 130 widening up in the air

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Drivers navigate the roundabout at Ainaloa Boulevard and Keaau-Pahoa Road in 2020 in Pahoa.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald file In this 2021 photo, cars turn onto Shower Drive from Highway 130 to head toward Hawaii Paradise Park.

Plans by the state to widen Highway 130 to improve traffic flow in Puna are once again up in the air, state officials and legislators say.