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Small businesses eye local support
A sign outside Once in Hilo Boutique Gallery describes what shopping locally can do for the community on Tuesday. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)
Jasmine Hemon takes customer orders while working at Nector Cafe in Hilo on Tuesday. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)
Although some holiday shoppers have big plans, sometimes the best plans start by thinking — and shopping — small.
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