Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Editorial | Off the News

February 5, 2020

Updated 6:47 pm

It does seem illogical to spend money on a facility destined for demolition. Where Aloha Stadium is concerned, however, the calculus may be a little different. Stadium management is asking for $7.7 million for priority repairs, or top sections may have to be closed.

A partial closure might seem acceptable — as long as the projected 2023 opening date for a new stadium seems credible. But considering how common construction delays are here, perhaps the old place should be propped up a little longer.