Fewer Christmas trees this year, thanks to COVID-19

STEPHANIE SALMONS/Tribune-Herald file photo There will fewer Christmas trees unloaded compared to last year, when Youth Challenge Academy members Matthew Newton, Paul Hagedorn and Dakota Kala helped deliver Christmas trees for the Hilo Y’s Men and Women’s Club’s 70th annual Christmas tree sale and fundraiser.

Christmas trees might be harder to come by this year in East Hawaii because of the COVID-19 pandemic.