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Photo courtesy of Sara Bowen

Sara Bowen (left) works to remove invasive, plant natives, and rock wall rehabilitations to restore the Alekoko Fishpond. Bowen hopes to regain thousands of hours they lost during the epidemic, they hope to gain back by employing three to nine additional employees in the “Rise to Work,” program Aloha ‘Āina Workforce Program, provided by the County of Kaua‘i CARES Act funding.

LIHU‘E — Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Megan Fox said she anticipated members of the labor force would feel the pandemic’s economic ripple effect.