Written and published by our own Treasurer, Tessa Gomes of Fred + Kate Events, an op-ed for Civil Beat.
"I remember when Gov. David Ige first announced the statewide shutdown order. It was “two weeks to flatten the curve.”
Ok, we got this. We can do this. I had weddings during that time so yes, it was hectic, and yes, my clients were panicked. But it was just for two weeks.
Fast forward a long and trying year and a half. Hawaii’s economy has struggled — barely survived — but we were slowly moving in the right direction. Covid-19 cases were low, and business across many sectors were doing well — restaurants, tourism, weddings and events...."
>>Read the entire article here