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Old November 15th, 2006, 12:50 AM
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At about 830 tonight i heard some explosions, sounds like fireworks. What was that about?
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Old November 15th, 2006, 12:52 AM
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If you live near Waikiki, then yea, its fireworks from the Hilton~ they start at 8:30pm... if not, I can't help you there budDy.

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Old November 15th, 2006, 12:56 AM
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MWH is all clear. Nuttin happening ~ YET!

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Old November 15th, 2006, 12:57 AM
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Exclamation Fireworks Display in Waikīkī

Actually, it does seem strange that with all the anti-fireworks crowd that comes out of the woodwork on New Year’s Eve and July 4, there wouldn’t be more complaints against the hotels.

The Waikīkī hospitality community routinely obtains permits (according to HPD) to launch pyrotechnic-style fireworks. I was however, under the impression that this only happened on Fridays.

They did it again tonight. I heard the kid next door say, “Mom, do you hear the thunder?”

I heard violent booming for at least 40 seconds straight, so I went outside, and sure enough, I smelled smoke and saw the flashes coming from Waiks.
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i live near liliha, but couldnt see any fireworks. could hear it tho. nothing on the news websites.
lets see, its nov the 14, i know, its tuesday!
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Old November 15th, 2006, 12:59 AM
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Old November 15th, 2006, 01:00 AM
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i live near liliha, but couldnt see any fireworks. could hear it tho. nothing on the news websites.
lets see, its nov the 14, i know, its tuesday!
OMG! I lose my sense of smell and now my hearing?

I neva hear nuttin!!!!

If it is in Waikiki on a Tuesday night...somebody is in TROUBLE!

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see a more definitive thread on the subject.
Why? This thread was first for the Boom Booms of tonight!

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Old November 15th, 2006, 01:01 AM
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Perfect timing.... anyone know what the blasts down over waikiki were about tonight 11/14/06 around 8:30 - 8:50??????

Seemed to go on for at least 10 - 15 minutes longer than a normal Friday night show?

Someone had some bucks to have a wedding with that kind of display if it was a wedding???

Anyone have scoops on what the tuesday night display was all about?
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Old November 15th, 2006, 01:05 AM
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just wrote about it in the fireworks in waiks thread from a first lanai point of view.
Den go back on that thread...you're not needed hea!

Where's AbsolutChoas?

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I'm so curious as to why the mid week bursts. They went on forever. I could hear them all the way in...Kakaako. Didya think I was going to say Makaha?!!!
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Old November 15th, 2006, 01:09 AM
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A bunch of wanabee terrorwhatchamacallits wen steal one whole truckload of Fireworks and set it off in the middle of Kalakaua Ave. No one is injured. Only plenty rubbish and sore ears!

From the mind of Auntie Pupule.

Not real....hahahahahaha.

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I was hoping it was space aliens and Will Smith was here to save us!
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I was hoping it was space aliens and Will Smith was here to save us!
Da hell with Will Smith! I want Fabio!
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Sorry you guys... my stomach rumbled
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Old November 15th, 2006, 01:13 AM
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Sorry you guys... my stomach rumbled
Nani naNi boo boo...good foa you!

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Old November 15th, 2006, 01:15 AM
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Wink Fireworks Display at Waikīkī

My “inside sources” tell me it’s a wedding at the Hale Koa. Amazing they get away with this stuff, considering all the asthma, air-quality nazis, general fireworks opponents who raise a stink during the holidays.
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Old November 15th, 2006, 01:17 AM
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oN DA ODDA thread TuNnL said it was at The Halekoa.

Can't be a Wedding. Wat? Even Generals no can afford Fireworks on their salary!

Is Rumsfield in town for his Retirement Party?

Good night and Sweet Dreams!

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Old November 15th, 2006, 01:26 AM
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My “inside sources” tell me it’s a wedding at the Hale Koa. Amazing they get away with this stuff, considering all the asthma, air-quality nazis, general fireworks opponents who raise a stink during the holidays.
wtf tuNnL -
I calling BS on this inside source shat...gut feeling...yeah...but inside sources... you can PM me if you think you got something on me.
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Default Re: Fireworks Display at Ala Moana

I know the hotels do this all the time. I was out front and I thought I was seeing lightning, so I got up on my wall and watched the display. The reflection on the cloud cover made it that much more spectacular. Who says people don't have so much money they can piss it on a hotel wedding reception complete with fireworks? I know some people do. I wouldn't do it, but it happens. It's also done for conventioneers, too. I watched to see the kona winds blow it all back onto the island. Wouldn't want to be there with my asthma!
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My “inside sources” tell me it’s a wedding at the Hale Koa. Amazing they get away with this stuff, considering all the asthma, air-quality nazis, general fireworks opponents who raise a stink during the holidays.
a wedding?!? holy shinto! somebody's got big bucks! it was going off for about 10 minutes! saw it from my balcony and wondered what was going on. thanks for the info.
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One thread on tonight's unusual fireworks display is fine, folks. The other thread was about the 4th of July display at Ala Moana Center, and this incident seems pretty distinct.
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Old November 15th, 2006, 02:39 AM
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It looks like tonight’s newlyweds weren’t the only couple to recently bear witness to rumblings at the Hale Koa. (Though for a much different reason.)
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My “inside sources” tell me it’s a wedding at the Hale Koa. Amazing they get away with this stuff, considering all the asthma, air-quality nazis, general fireworks opponents who raise a stink during the holidays.
Of course they'd get away with this...our military does what they want, goes where they want
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Well I know for sure the loud booms were a huge fireworks show over magic island. It was spectacular. I had dinner at Longi's tonight and around 9:30 it just went nuts. Probably just as big as the 4th of July fireworks show. The finale was unreal though with all of these low rapid fire shots that looked like antiaircraft tracer rounds.

I was having dinner with a Vietnam vet that told me it reminded him of some bad times. We had an unbelieveable view though.
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Actually, it does seem strange that with all the anti-fireworks crowd that comes out of the woodwork on New Year’s Eve and July 4, there wouldn’t be more complaints against the hotels.

The Waikīkī hospitality community routinely obtains permits (according to HPD) to launch pyrotechnic-style fireworks. I was however, under the impression that this only happened on Fridays.
It probably happens anytime someone has enough cash for their event. <shrug> Maybe some convention.

I've never heard about anyone complaining about professional fireworks. Just the amateur stuff.
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