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

                                                                                                                      

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2002
SUNSET ON THE BEACH

             Treat Mom to a day off in Waikiki and throw in dinner and movies on a giant screen this weekend, as Sunset on the Beach celebrates Mother’s Day Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12 at the Queen’s Surf Beach.  She will love relaxing at one of the world’s most scenic locations, feasting on the culinary creations of Waikiki’s finest restaurants, listening to Hawaiian entertainment and watching movies on a giant 30-foot screen with picturesque Diamond Head in the background.   

One of the most innovative programs in Hawaii, Sunset on the Beach gives residents and visitors an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Hawaiian sunset, live entertainment and great movies at no charge.  A wide selection of food and snacks is available at reasonable rates.  

            Restaurant booths open at 4:00 p.m., and radio station KRATER FM 100 hosts live entertainment and contests from 4:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.   Classic movies this weekend are “Phenomenon” on Saturday and “Six Days, Seven Nights” on Sunday.  Movies begin at 7 p.m. and should end about 9 p.m. 

Whether you choose to picnic on the beach or dine at tables with bright blue umbrellas  on the Kapahulu pier, select from a wide menu assortment – from chefs’ signature presentations to pizzas, hot dogs and snacks – at very special prices.   Restaurants such as Davey Jones Ribs, Ocean Steakhouse, Teddy’s Bigger Burger, Suekko, Pizza Hut, Royal Hawaiian Hot Dog, Parrot Ice Cream, Nutty Hawaiian, Beach House Cart and Popcorn Express will offer healthful and flavorful culinary delights.             

            This week, Sunset on the Beach is sponsored by the City & County of Honolulu, Hawaii Restaurant Association, Waikiki Improvement Association, News 8, K5 The Home Team, and KRATER FM 100 radio. 

            For more information, contact 523-CITY or the Waikiki Improvement Association at 923-1094. 

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Tuesday, July 09, 2002

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