For many, pandemic is a perfect excuse to spread some extra holiday cheer by decorating

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Christmas lights completely cover Lynn Kinoshita's house Wednesday in Hilo.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Lynn Kinoshita stands in front of her brightly-decorated house Wednesday in Hilo. Kinoshita has added more and more decorations to her home every year.

With most of the year being dominated by COVID-19 and its statewide quarantines, gathering restrictions and mask mandates, many people have decided to use their time at home to bring extra holiday cheer to their neighborhoods.