SUNSET FOR ALOHA? Aloha Stadium, which opened in 1975, played host to an NFL preseason game in August. (Getty Images) Hawaii seeks design team for venue, entertainment district Hawaii, just like every other state in the union, has been stunned by the coronavirus. In central Oahu, Aloha Stadium sits empty, some of its parking lots occupied by 1,500 rental cars left idle by a travel and tourism industry that screeched to a halt in mid-March. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, though, state officials are moving ahead to plan for the future of the islands’ biggest sports and entertainment facility. At this point, it’s become a focal point for economic stimulus after the virus subsides, according to a story last week in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.  On March 27, the state issued a request for qualifications for the New Aloha Stadium Entertainment District. The 61-page document provides details of a […]
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