Aloha, 2010! Best places in Hawaii to watch New Year’s Eve fireworksby: Derek Paiva
posted: Wed Dec 30, 2009 at 10:41 AM
BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII
• Midnight, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Where: Hualalai Resort, 72-100 Kaupulehu Drive, Kailua-Kona (off Queen Kaahumanu Highway)
$$$? No. But open only to guests of Hualalai Resort area hotels.
The details: Fireworks are shot from the Four Seasons beachfront so guests will have the best views. But we're told the display is also visible from Queen Kaahumanu Highway.
Midnight, The Grand Wailea Resort
Where: 3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, (808) 875-1234
$$$? Free, open to public viewing from Wailea Beach Park.
The details: The best spots for the resort's annual fireworks are along Wailea Beach Park. If you're staying in Wailea, just take the Wailea Coastal Walk to Wailea Beach.
• 10 p.m., Sheraton Kauai Resort
Where: Poipu Beach on Kauai's south shore
$$$? Free, open to the public.
The details: The best views are at the Sheraton Kauai Resort and Poipu Beach Park, but you can catch the aerial display from many of the Poipu area resorts and condos.
• Midnight, Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay
Where: Hulopoe Beach, (808) 565-2000
$$$? Free, open to public viewing from Hulopoe Beach
The details: There are terrific views of the fireworks from the Four Seasons Manele Bay property and from the sands of Hulopoe Beach.
If we’ve missed any Hawaii New Year’s Eve 2009 fireworks displays on our list, let us know with a comment here or on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Photos: Waikiki New Year's Eve fireworks (pg. 1) by Jon Okuma, Aloha Tower Marketplace New Year's Eve fireworks (pg. 2) courtesy of Aloha Tower Marketplace.
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