Hawaii businesses brace for impact of stay-at-home extension

  • The Fish Hopper remains closed as Governor Ige extended Hawaii’s stay-at-home order through May 31. Though the restaurant is closed, it has been providing food to their 72 furloughed employees throughout the stay-at-home order’s duration. Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today

  • As an essential business, Bike Works Kona has been open, but significantly impacted, since Hawaii’s stay-at-home order was announced. Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today

Hawaii Island’s businesses are trying to remain optimistic as they grapple with the challenge of staying afloat for another month after Gov. David Ige extended Hawaii’s stay-at-home order through May 31.