Not that anyone needs an excuse to visit Hawaii, but more than 2 years after COVID-19 forced organizers to cancel it, a popular weekly fireworks spectacular is returning to Waikiki Beach.
The Board of Land and Natural Resources just approved a permit for Hawaii Explosives & Pyrotechnics, the company that organizes the fireworks display at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. The permit was approved through May 2023.
A Local Favorite
Since 1988, the fireworks show has lit up the skies over Waikiki Beach every Friday. Tourists and locals alike are welcome to stake out a spot in the sand to enjoy the show, which begins at 8 p.m.
Or, for $20, you can reserve a spot near the resort’s Super Pool. Paid admission includes your choice of a mai tai cocktail or non-alcoholic punch.
The return of weekly fireworks to Waikiki Beach is more proof that Oahu is loosening its COVID-19 restrictions across the island.
Statewide, Hawaii has taken a relatively strict approach to COVID-19 protocols, requiring proof of vaccination or negative test results to enter the state. In March, those requirements were dropped for domestic travelers.
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