Hilo museums still largely in limbo

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Artist Pier Fichefeux points to an art piece while Kotoe Fichefeux, from left, Tatiana Kononova, Daniel Sheinfeld Rodriguez and Xarya Bera look at organic materials Friday in the gallery at the East Hawaii Cultural Center in Hilo.

East Hawaii museums, some more reliant on tourist visits than others, are among those businesses working to reopen as restrictions in place to combat COVID-19 are loosened.