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                            Public Communications Division
                            Department of Customer Services
                            City & County of Honolulu
                            523-4385

                                                                                                                      

REVISED – January 14, 2002
SUNSET ON THE BEACH UPDATE

“Sunset on the Beach” continues this Saturday, January 19, and Sunday, January 20, at the newly revitalized Queen Surf Beach, from 4 to 9 p.m.   The event offers great food from a variety of local eateries, live entertainment and blockbuster movies on a giant 30-foot screen beneath a canopy of stars on the water’s edge. 

Saturday, the featured film is “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.”  Sunday, the hit classic “American Graffiti” will be shown.   

From 4 to 6 p.m., deejays from radio stations KRATER (Saturday) and Oldies107.9 (Sunday) will take the stage featuring popular local entertainers like Kanilau, Darlene Ahuna, Coconut Joe and Ikaika, great contests and prizes. 

            Guests may purchase pupus, dinner, or movie munchies like popcorn and hot dogs from stations set up on the beach.  Restaurants and food vendors participating this weekend include All Star Hawaii, Seafood Village, Davy Jones Ribs, Auntie Pasto’s, Mr. Pizza, Skyline Café, Royal Hawaiian Hot Dog, Simply Ono Popcorn and Beach House Cart. 

Last Sunday, Mayor Jeremy Harris announced that due to its popularity, the City and its partners will take Sunset on the Beach to another community one weekend each month.  Kailua Beach Park will be the first community to host the event on January 26 and 27.  The Kailua Chamber of Commerce joins the City and other co-sponsors in hosting the event.           

Sponsored by the City, the Hawaii Restaurant Association, Waikiki Improvement Association, News8 and K5, Sunset on the Beach was created as a Waikiki revitalization program to bring residents and visitors together in an effort to spur economic development. 

            For more information click here. 

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Tuesday, July 09, 2002

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