STAR BULLETIN / 2004
Lots of people enjoy fireworks on New Year's Eve in Kalihi. Along Kahana Street, Ridge Roy watches a big "fountain" burning in the street.
Oahu's big fireworks shows
There are two New Year's Eve fireworks shows scheduled for Oahu
» A show off Aloha Tower starts at 11:45 p.m. Free entertainment, at the Center Atrium Stage, will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call 566-2333 or 566-2337.
» A fireworks show off Waikiki Beach will start at midnight. The show lasts 10 minutes and will end with a grand finale. For more information, call the Waikiki Improvement Association at 923-1094.
» Make sure people are out of the way before lighting fireworks.
» Light fireworks on smooth, flat surface away from houses, dry leaves or flammable materials.
» Never set off fireworks in metal or glass containers.
» Have a garden hose or water bucket ready in case of fire.
» Never give fireworks -- even sparklers -- to young kids. Older kids should only use fireworks under adult supervision.
» It is illegal to set off fireworks in public roadways, parks and cane fields.
» Check your home's smoke detector.
» Keep fireworks at least 10 feet away from power lines. If an object is tangled in a power line, call Hawaiian Electric Co. at 548-7961.
Source: Honolulu Fire Department and Hawaiian Electric Co.