Oahu restaurants reopen for dine-in restriction customers
By Bruce Asato |
June 5, 2020
| Updated on June 5, 2020 at 5:56 pm
Scratch Kitchen in the South Shore Market is ready for dine-in customers after making dining room seating adjustments in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Oahu restaurants were allowed to have dine-in customers on Friday.
The Surfing Pig owner Stan Glander shows the moveable plastic partitions at the restaurant's bar area, which also designates which barstools may be occupied. Ones with a taped seat may not be used.
Executive chef Brandon Mezurashi stands at the counter seating area where seating has been adjusted for social distancing at Scratch Kitchen.
Cassidy Essex cleans a seating area at Scratch Kitche.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell held a press conference on the sidewalk in front of The Surfing Pig, where the owner, Stan Glander, was able to use a portion of the sidewalk fronting his restaurant for an outdoor seating area on Friday.
Caldwell said restaurants can apply to set up tables on city sidewalks adjacent to their eateries.
Hannah Tomlinson, The Surfing Pig's hostess and server, stands at her station at the restaurant's entrance. Temperature readings are taken for each customer entering the restaurant.
Scratch Kitchen in the South Shore Market is ready for dine-in customers after making dining room seating adjustments in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Surfing Pig owner Stan Glander inside his restaurant.
Jasmine Amaral cleans a seating area at Scratch Kitchen at South Shore Market on Friday.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell sits with Roy Amemiya, managing director of the City and County of Honolulu, in a booth with a plastic partition on Friday at The Surfing Pig in Kaimuki.