M. Sakado store in Laupahoehoe closing after 79 years

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Derrick and Linda Sakado sit in front of M. Sakado Store on Friday in Laupahoehoe.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald M. Sakado Store has been open since 1941 in Laupahoehoe.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Derrick Sakado, right, talks with Arlene Hussey in front of M. Sakado Store Friday in Laupahoehoe. Hussein has visited the store for years and is sad to see them close.

A long-standing convenience store will be closing its doors for good in Laupahoehoe.