Aerial advertising company flies marriage proposal over WaikikiUPDATED 7:25 AM HST Jul 19, 2014Video Transcript
dollars. KITV 4 received numerous calls and emails today about an unusual sight spotted in the skies over O'ahu this evening. Another banner plane flew the skies, this time with a message of love. KITV4's Pete Caggiano reports--New at ten-- 12 36 A marriage proposal something that happens often in Hawaii but it's not often it's attached to a plane... john wingard honolulu resident 7:45-7:50 IT'S SURPRISING TO SEE IT AND IT'S SURPRISING TO HEAR IT IT'S NOT QUIET. The seemingly never ending battle between Aerial Banners North and local authorities was taken up a notch today as someone hired the company to convey his love.. flying over Waikiki and Diamond Head this evening at 7 pm. 14.43-15.01 kirk Caldwell I THINK ITS WRONG THING TO DO FOR A NEW COMPANY TO COME INTO OUR COMMUNITY AND NOT TO DO IT IN A WAY THATS HUMBLE AND WE WANT THEM TO FOLLOW THE LAW .. I DON'T CARE. I DON'T THINK WE EMBRACE THAT KIND OF ATTITUDE Love is certainly not what the mayor is giving to a company that has repeatedly defied local ordinances banning banner flights. The help of congressman and senators has been enlisted to help persuade the FAA to put it's weight behind a banner ban. Aerial Banners North is ready for the heavy hitters lined up against it. michael McAllister 20.15-20.30 THE FACT THAT COUNTY AND CITY OF HONOLULU IS CALLING ON CONGRESS AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO CHANGE THIS LAW BESPEAKS THE FACT THAT THIS ORDINANCE IN HONOLULU IS PREEMPTED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND IF IT WEREN'T THERE WOULD BE NOT REASON TO ASK THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR RELIEF There where numerous calls to 911 heard over police scanners all over Oahu as the plane was first spotted near Mililani, Wahiawa and Pearl city then Punch Bowl before it's big unveiling over diamond head. john wingard honolulu resident 7.08-7:19 "I DON'T THINK IT ADDS TO WHAT IS GOING ON HERE IN HAWAII IT TAKES AWAY FROM THE CULTURE AND THE VIBE HERE IN TOWN." And no word whether Rachel said yes. Aerial Banners North's pilots are given a $500 citation with every illegal flight. There's also the possibility of a 30 day prison sentence. The companies first court appearance to defend itself is August 5th.