Keawe Street business owners lament loss of sales during daytime work

Curtis Engbring poses for a portrait inside Puna Chocolate Company on Thursday while construction is ongoing on Keawe Street in Hilo. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Workers cover the holes made while installing gas lines Thursday on Keawe Street in Hilo.

Construction on Keawe Street in downtown Hilo will be ongoing until April 2024.