Honolulu is as exciting a place as
ever to celebrate New Year’s Eve
into 2013 with fireworks, fine
dining and dancing parties. The
Aloha Tower Marketplace will hold
their big block party again this
year, followed by the midnight
fireworks, the largest show on Oahu.
There will also be fantastic
banquets and late night club action
in a number of venue in the ever
popular Waikiki beach area.
Honolulu is the capital of and the
most populous census-designated
place (CDP) in the U.S. state of
Hawaii. Although Honolulu refers to
the urban area on the southeastern
shore of the island of Oahu, the
city and the county are
consolidated, known as the City and
County of Honolulu, and the city and
county is designated as the entire
island. The City and County of
Honolulu is the only incorporated
city in Hawaii, as all other local
government entities are administered
at the county level. The population
of the CDP was 371,657 at the 2000
census, while the population of the
City and County was 909,863.
always, Hawaii will be one of the
final locales in the world to say
“Aloha!” to the year gone by and
“Aloha!” to the new year ahead. But
that doesn’t mean we prefer our New
Year’s Eves quiet.
Here in Hawaii, many residents
follow a longtime New Year’s Eve
tradition of welcoming the new year
with fireworks in their driveways
and neighborhood streets. It's loud.
It's smoky. It requires a permit.
It's also a surprising and visually
stunning sight for visitors checking
out our 'burbs. Lucky for you we
love our grand New Year's Eve
fireworks shows here, too.