Kailanianna Ablog, Co-managing Editor, Ka Leo
Kaimuki small businesses are coming together and starting the Keep it Kaimuki Small Business Relief Fund this week.
The fund was established on Wednesday, March 18th by a group of Kaimuki small business owners to serve asWhen University of Hawai’i and William S. Richardson School of Law alumnus Ross Uehara-Tilton recognized the existential threat COVID-19 posed to his fellow small business owners, he knew something had to be done.
“It’s the stress others are feeling that is more stressful to me than my own stress,” Uehara-Tilton said.
Uehara-Tilton, who works as an attorney and took over “The Curb” with his husband three years ago, is one of the members of “Keep It Kaimuki,” a grassroots organization that works “to encourage collaboration and partnerships” among small, local businesses in the area, according to the organization’s official website. With the help and support of other KIK merchants, the “Keep It Kaimuki Small Business Relief Fund” was created on March 18…