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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Fans from Japan tried Thursday to get a glimpse of the stage specifically built for Arashi, a boy band formed in Hawaii in 1999 that will perform concerts Friday and Saturday at Ko Olina. Investors spent an estimated $8 million to bring the band here for its 15th anniversary.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Thousands of Japanese fans of Arashi lined up Thursday at the Royal Hawaiian Center to get into a series of exclusive video screenings of the boy band welcoming fans to their 15th-anniversary celebration in Hawaii.