Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Editorial | Off The News

January 6, 2021

Citing ongoing COVID-19 safety restrictions and budgetary woes, the Aloha Stadium Authority last month placed a moratorium on all new events inside the aging facility. Fortunately, parking lot activities, including the Swap Meet and Marketplace, are slated to continue.

Starting today, the swap meet — a staple at the site for more than four decades — and marketplace will be open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Mask-wearing is required, except for keiki under age 2, and social distancing is being implemented. Among in-stadium events reserved prior to the moratorium, and therefore still a go: the Hula Bowl, a college football all-star game, set for Jan. 31.