Quantcast
  

Wednesday, April 23, 2014         

TO ACCESS SUBSCRIBER CONTENT:
Current Print Subscribers
ACTIVATE account
- OR -
LOGIN or SUBSCRIBE
for full digital access

Surge in fireworks permits leaves stores and shoppers in the lurch

By Michael Tsai

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 29, 2013

~~<p>Had they known how difficult it would be to find fireworks for sale this year, Manoa residents Brittny Ing-Lee and JT Lee might have spent their Saturday afternoon doing something easier, like adopting a unicorn or searching garage sales for a Honus Wagner baseball card.</p>
<p>Instead, the couple burned daylight with abortive trips to Don Quijote on Kaheka Street and Walgreens on Beretania and fruitless calls to every drugstore, supermarket and big-box store that came to mind.</p>
~~

Had they known how difficult it would be to find fireworks for sale this year, Manoa residents Brittny Ing-Lee and JT Lee might have spent their Saturday afternoon doing something easier, like adopting a unicorn or searching garage sales for a Honus Wagner baseball card.

Instead, the couple burned daylight with abortive trips to Don Quijote on Kaheka Street and Walgreens on Beretania and fruitless calls to every drugstore, supermarket and big-box store that came to mind. Login for more...



Login or sign up below for the complete story

Print Subscribers
ACTIVATION
Current print subscribers, activate your premium content account for unlimited online access & commenting
New Subscribers
Find subscription offers in your area and choose the package that suits your reading preferences.

14-DAY PASS
14 day premium online access and commenting ability on StarAdvertiser.com