Local Connection: Happy Thanksgiving

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - By: Rick Blangiardi

Thanksgiving is coming soon and we wish you a happy start to the holiday season. Black Friday is also coming soon and retailers nationwide will focus on this day as it is critical to their bottom line for the year.

This year many stores will be open for business on Thursday evening right after Thanksgiving desert. Because of this many people will forgo precious time spent with family and scramble to be first in line to get a good deal on a large flat screen TV.

The holidays are a special time of year when we make an extra effort to renew and reinforce the relationships that are so important in our lives. In many ways, thanksgiving is sacred in that regard. Those few hours sharing delicious food with family and friends will resonate throughout the year and cannot be replaced.

We understand how important it is to get the economy back on track, but never lose sight of the importance time spent with those who make a difference in our lives. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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