For many, life still severely disrupted 12 months after first pandemic stay-at-home order
By KELSEY WALLING Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Sunday, March 28, 2021, 12:05 a.m.
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Jenn Aguiar poses for a portrait at her table at The Arc of Hilo on Tuesday. Aguiar has been working long hours with Hilo Medical Center throughout the pandemic.
Lauren Blue, left, and Aidia Nyman sit together at UH-Hilo on Tuesday. The sophomores had to finish their freshman year of college back in Washington when they went home for spring break last year.
Terra Cinnamon smiles behind her mask while eating lunch at UH-Hilo on Tuesday. Cinnamon moved to Hilo from Japan for school in January.
Nurse Eleanor Day gives a shaka in between vaccinations at The Arc of Hilo on Tuesday. Day has had an active role at Hilo Medical Center throughout the pandemic.
Jeff Funada smiles while playing guitar at Liliuokalani Park and Gardens in Hilo on Tuesday. Funaha has not been able to play at regular gigs since the beginning of the stay-at-home order last year.
A year after the stay-at-home order was put in to effect to alleviate the spread of COVID-19 in Hawaii, life looks much different for many people in Hilo.