As you get your American flag out this week for Independence Day, take a look at it and see if it is in good condition. If not, it may be time to properly dispose of it. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken reports on a group that will help with that.
On O'ahu, the Kailua fireworks display is back! And communities across the state are gearing up for their own 4th of July festivities. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.
KAILUA 4th OF JULY INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE, sponsored by Kailua Chamber of Commerce, will have 200 marchers, 40 vehicles, 40 floats, & 4 bands It will start at Kainalu Dr./Palapu St., to Kainalu Drive, to end at Kailua Intermediate School. For More info, visit their website: www.kailuachamber.com
A beloved local theater on the Big Island has good news for the community. This comes a year after their board announced they would close the theater to get financial matters back in order. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken brings us up to date.