Despite this being the first New Year's Eve with fireworks being outlawed on Oahu, emergency fire and medical officials only saw a slight decrease in the number of emergency calls over the holiday weekend. One man reported serious injuries from an apparent illegal aerial firework related incident in Kaneohe and one 12-year-old suffered burns at Kualoa Beach Park.
We've been watching what's being called the "greatest activation of Hawaiian people in more than 100 years." But could a new movement designed to unite those people tear them apart? It’s something that critics of Na’i Aupuni say could happen.