Hanako Sheldon, who opened Kona Jewelry Factory with late husband, is headed on to the next chapter

  • Hanako Sheldon stands outside Kona Jewelry Factory. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

After more than three decades in business, Hanako Sheldon is closing her jewelry shop at the Kona Inn Shopping Village and beginning the process of heading home to Japan to begin her life’s next chapter.