Hoarding of cleaning and sanitation products frustrates customers, triggers purchase limits

Hilo residents John and Mickey Bowen. (Mike Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald)

Pahoa resident Sharon Hutchison. (Mike Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald)

A lone package of toilet paper on a Target shelf on Wednesday. (Mike Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald)

While there has still been no confirmed case of COVID-19 infection on the Big Island, that hasn’t stopped shortages of vital hygiene and cleaning supplies from frustrating shoppers.