Missed trash to be collected today

Mechanical problems with garbage collection equipment led to another missed curbside trash pickup route on Tuesday, this time in Waiehu and Wailuku, the county Department of Environmental Management reported.

Affected areas included Waiehu Hawaiian homesteads, Waiehu Terrace, Wailuku Country Estates, Ukali Street, Kaae Road and Lilihua, Lipo and Nukuwai places. Surrounding streets and roads were affected as well.

The missed garbage pickups were expected to be collected today.

Mechanical problems also were cited as the reason for missed curbside rubbish collections on Monday in Wailuku.