Four months and counting. Year 2000 is looming on the horizon. If you haven't begun making party plans yet, this section will get you there. Even purists who say the new millennium really starts in 2001 have to admit this will be one heck of a blast.
Open/close: Who'll be open.
Fireworks: Play safe, officials urge.
TV: Networks airing specials
Merchandise: Cool "2000" items
Hotels: Bookings and expectations
Got plans?: Local celebs answer
Video: Renting for the occasion
Music: Faves to play at your party
Travel: Hot spots around the world
Hawai'i 2000: Commission plans
Let's party: New Year's Eve haps
The bubbly: Champagne news
Limos & cabs: Getting around
Flowers: Florists eye busy season
Party ideas: Planners offer themes
Weddings: 2000 union a draw
Tuxes: Black-tie affairs abound
Sashimi: Catch as catch can
Jubilee: Roy's to offer royal treat
Section editor: Lucy Young-Oda
Chief Photographer: Dean Sensui