Hilo Farmers Market ordered to remove tents and tarps

Keith De La Cruz

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Tenting is taken down Monday at the Hilo Farmers Market.

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Merchants use pop-up tents Monday at the Hilo Farmers Market.

HILO — The tarps and tents covering the Hilo Farmers Market were removed over the weekend by county order due to zoning and fire code violations, and vendors were told Saturday they had to purchase their own pop-up tents that need to be assembled and removed every business day.