Frustrated employers help furloughed employees

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    Ching Young Village employee Joseph Rita. Rita has been receiving help from Village manager Mike Ching.

  • Sabrina Bodon / The Garden Island

    A closed-down Ching Young Village in Hanalei looks like a ghost town.

  • Sabrina Bodon / The Garden Island

    Garden Island Grille employee Jeric Gonzales helps coworker Rolando Alcaraz Jr. file for unemployment on Gonzales’s phone.

HANALEI — Vanessa Castro was set to move to California in May. Six months pregnant, she planned to move with her young daughter and boyfriend to be closer to family. The coronavirus pandemic changed that.

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