HONOLULU (KITV4) Although there have been several businesses shutting down recently, it turns out local restaurants and businesses are doing better overall.

Chamber of Commerce President, Sherry Menor-Mcnamara says we’re seeing progress in our local and state economy.

The decrease of COVID-19 cases in the islands play a large role in that.

Residents are starting to feel more comfortable eating out and shopping. Menor-Mcnamara said the progress is slow but it is there and growing.


“We are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel now that restrictions are being lifted. We are seeing a lot of economic activity, said Sherry Menor- Mcnamara, CEO and President of Chamber of Commerce in Honolulu. “It’s now more about businesses adjusting to the current environment and not going backwards.”


She also said adapting to this new degree of normal is key for all types of businesses as we deal with other issues such as supply chain issues and gas prices.

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