Bar fight: Lawsuit claims bias in regulating Hawaii businesses
By Dave Reardon firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 8, 2020
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 12
Bill Comerford is inside his bar, O’Tooles Irish Pub, which is closed. He also owns Anna O’Brien’s. Kelley O’Neil’s, Irish Rose Saloon, all closed because of COVID-19. He took note of the irony in the Star-Advertiser’s headline which said “Open For Business,” since it did not include bars.
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Club 939 on Keeaumoku Street, shown on Oct. 30, has addressed social distancing with physical barriers and a no-dancing policy and has shifted from a gentlemen’s club to a restaurant.
JAMM AQUINO / MAY 29
Bar owner Bill Comerford, right, protested at the state Capitol against the continuing closure of bars and nightlife venues.