Hawaii Opinion Spotlight

POLL: Have You Flown Hawaiian Airlines?

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man who disrupted a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu was taken into federal custody Wednesday. The airline says the “unruly passenger” tried to open the plane’s exit doors during the flight. The added that crew members were aided by an off-duty law enforcement officer on the flight in restraining the man.
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POLL: Have You Flown On Hawaiian Airlines?

Earlier this month, the company announced it was suspending service starting November first because of low travel demand due to the pandemic. Hawaiian Airlines announced it will continue its 'Ohana by Hawaiian service flights between both islands and Honolulu. Earlier this month, the company announced it was suspending service starting...

POLL: Will You Miss The Waikiki Location Of Tony Roma'S When It'S Gone?

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Tony Roma’s in Waikiki is closing its doors for good. [Hawaii news on the go–LISTEN to KHON 2GO weekday mornings at 7:30 a.m.]. The popular restaurant announced on social media that it will serve up its last meals on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The manager cites the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the current economy as the restaurant’s reasons for the closure.
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POLL: Do You Use Cash App?

HONOLULU (KHON2) – Using Cash App can be a convenient way to send and receive money with your phone. However, the Better Business Bureau says it’s becoming an easy way for con artists to cash out on victim’s savings. [Hawaii’s Breaking News–Download the FREE KHON2 app for iOS or Android]

POLL: Do You Think Fans Should Be Able To Attend University Of HawaiʻI Football Games?

University of Hawaiʻi football fans will not be allowed at UH home games at Aloha Stadium during the 2020 football season. Spectators at organized sports events are considered as social gatherings under Honolulu City and County COVID-19 guidelines, and at the current and pending tiers such gatherings are limited to five individuals. In addition, Spectrum Sports announced its Pay-Per-View schedule which includes six games that will be televised live in Hawaiʻi.

POLL: Will You Take The Special Offer For Hawaii Residents?

Honolulu (KHON2) – The Embassy Suites Hotel and Waikiki Beach Walk is bringing the fun in the sun for Kama’aina as they welcome guests with their special offers. Embassy Suites Waikiki went under a multi-million dollar restyling of their all-suite property in the heart of Waikiki Beach Walk. The new suites feature brand new furniture and local art that reflects the sense of place in Waikiki.

POLL: Do You Use Facebook Live To Watch Shows?

Former University of Hawaii and Canadian Football League standout Chad Owens hosts the “The CO2 RUN DWN,” the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s new Facebook Live sports talk show. Owens discusses the top local and national sports news and highlights Hawaii star athletes on the “The CO2 RUN DWN” every Monday, Wednesday and...

POLL: Do You Think That Hawaii Will Succeed At Diversifying Its Economy?

Academy for Creative Media; State Film Commissioner; Kawainui Apartments; Honolulu Chamber Music Society; Honolulu Printmakers; Chef Mark Oyama. Hawai'i is doing everything it can to get tourism back, at the same time, finding other economic engines has never seemed more important. Chris Lee has been incubating a local digital media industry at the University of Hawai'i for almost 20 years. Lee, once the head of Columbia/TriStar studios, returned to Hawaii in 2002 to start the Film School at UH Manoa. He is the founder and Director of the Academy for Creative Media System at the University of Hawai'i.

POLL: Would You Participate In A Covid-19 Study?

The Queen's Health Systems in Honolulu has started a COVID-19 antibody study to learn more about employee exposure, the organization announced Sept. 1. The voluntary 18-month Queen’s Antibody to SARS-CoV-2 Study is open to the four-hospital system's more than 7,000 employees. Participants will share demographic and health status information via...