Ige signs into law bill that kicks off the redevelopment of Aloha Stadium

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Governor David Ige signed into law Monday a bill that kicks off the process of redeveloping the 44-year-old Aloha Stadium into a mixed-use sports and entertainment district. “The most momentous thing that we’re doing is we’re actually building community,” said State Rep. Aaron Johnason, who represents the area. “There’s going to […]

Banner Year for Aloha Stadium

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – There are mainstay events at Aloha Stadium — like the 50th State Fair during the summer and the swap meet. But an influx of many different events have boosted the bottom line this fiscal year. The stadium authority is expecting a profit of $2.6 million for the fiscal year that will […]

State considers 6 potential sites for eventual Aloha Stadium replacement

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The state’s Stadium Authority is taking another step toward the eventual redevelopment of Hawaii’s largest outdoor arena. Stadium officials announced Thursday that they have begun work on an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed new facility, and a outside consultant hired by the authority has already completed an analysis of possible sites […]

Authority: Stadium needs $30M in ‘high priority’ repairs

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Aloha Stadium needs $30 million over the next two years to address “high priority” maintenance needs, including severe corrosion in a number of areas, according to the Stadium Authority. The funding estimate is based on a new structural and safety evaluation report for the facility, which was conducted back in August. The […]