Hilo retailers begin reopening

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Allison Thelen sells guitar strings to a customer through a plastic window Thursday outside Music Exchange in Hilo. The store opened, but is operating in a take-out only capacity to help keep people safe.

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Allison Thelen comes outside to help a customer Thursday at Music Exchange in Hilo. Music Exchange opened for the first time Thursday since closing during the stay-at-home order that prevented nonessential businesses from operating.

Some retailers are reopening this week after Gov. David Ige softened restrictions during the extended stay-at-home order.