Aloha Stadium Swap Meet & Marketplace pauses daily vendor sales, limits shoppers to reduce COVID spread

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Aloha Stadium Swap Meet & Marketplace on Thursday made an announcement on Instagram saying it has implemented mitigations “to limit the size and crowding to reduce the potential for community spread of COVID-19.”

To curb community spread, Aloha Stadium has paused its daily (one-offs) vendor sales until further notice and said it will be limiting the shopper count at any given time.

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That means only monthly vendors will be able to sell its wares, a measure that will result in a reduction of up to 20% of vendors.

Vendors who have committed to the monthly stalls — roughly 80% of all vendors on site — will remain open, according to Samantha Spain, Aloha Stadium’s Sales & marketing specialist.

In addition, there will be temporary closures of the parking lot when shopper capacity (50% of the average at any given time) has been reached.

To enforce social distancing, vendors will be further separated by placing a vacant parking space (9 feet) between each booth. Staff will be trained and deployed to ensure social distancing is maintained.

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According to Aloha Stadium, it features over 300 vendors, crafters and artists from all over the world.

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