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                Public Communications Division
                            Department of Customer Services
                            City & County of Honolulu



Sunset on the Beach, the City’s popular movie-music-food-fest, will travel to scenic Mai’ili Beach Park on the Wai’anae Coast March 16 and 17.  The event begins at 10 a.m. and will run through 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

The all-day event showcases the Wai’anae Coast and features its restaurants, businesses, community organizations, entertainers and culture.  As with all “Sunset” events, thousands are expected to fill the park as they enjoy great food, first-rate entertainment, Open Market vendors, demonstrations, and arts and crafts from 10 a.m.  At 4 p.m., radio stations KRATER and Oldies 107.9 will feature popular local bands and engage the audience in contests and prizes. 

At 7 p.m., movies begin on the giant 30-foot screen.  Saturday, Harrison Ford as “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” will be featured, and on Sunday, join Denzel Washington in “Remember the Titans.” 

Throughout the day, food stations manned by Wai’anae’s finest restaurants feature mouth-watering signature items.  Come and sample delicious food at reasonable prices from eateries such as Keala Ohana Catering, Papa John’s Pizza, Seaside Café and Restaurant, Sistah’s Ono Fried Ice Cream Company, Makaha Resort and Hawaiian Adventure Restaurant, Uncle Lani’s Snack Shop, Wai’anae Store Deli, Naupaka Restaurant in Ihilani Spa & Resort Hotel, Uncle Herb’s Hot Malasadas, Chili’s Bar & Grill, Hoohuli’s Catering Services, Komike Makua Catering and Simply Ono Foods and Popcorn.   

Free trolley shuttles from the Wai’anae Regional Park, Mai’anae Mall, Ma’ili Beach Park and Nanakuli Butler Building will be available throughout the day to alleviate the expected parking jam.   

“Residents and businesses in Wai’anae are excited to be hosting this event and are anxious to share the true beauty and culture of their unique community,” said Mayor Jeremy Harris.   “I encourage everyone to drive out to the west side of the island and “rediscover” the majesty and splendor of Wai’anae,” said Mayor Harris.   

“Sunset on the Beach” is a “Rediscover Oahu” initiative by Mayor Harris to revitalize our local economy and bring people and communities together.  For more information call 523-CITY.


Tuesday, July 09, 2002

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