Hilo restaurants prep to reopen dine-in services

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Debbie Ching-Maiava gives a shaka by the Ken's House of Pancakes sign on Friday in Hilo.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Jennie Iwasaki laughs while cleaning and renovating Ken's House of Pancakes with other employees in Hilo on Thursday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Nathan Smith, general manager of Cronies, sanitizes a table while rearranging the dining room at the restaurant in Hilo on Wednesday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Pineapples co-owner Pam Owens points to a wall while deciding where to put new art with Benjamin Todd at Pineapples on Friday.

Hilo restaurants have been preparing for a “new normal” when they resume dine-in services this week.