Hawaii rings in the new year in Kaka'akoUPDATED 11:56 PM HST Dec 31, 2013Video Transcript
While most other places around the world have already rung in the new year, we're just getting started! KITV4's Paul Drewes headed down to Kakaako today where these who gathered for a massive party are not only looking forward to the new year... But reflecting back on 2013. nat @23:39 happy new year! Many made the most of the celebration at Kakaako Waterfront Park. This was the last party of the year, and what a year it was for some. maurice@26:06-26:15 "it was a great year, moved to Hawaii. Been here a year, better than the east coast where I'd be bundled up in full winter gear. So its awesome, 2013 was an awesome year." shot of kids blowing bubbles@28:30 At this celebration to end 2013, kids of all ages came out to take part in the fun. Which featured ferris wheel rides, games and water sport activities. nat of music @19:38 There was music, from live bands and Djs. shot @29:28 And even dancing, for those who felt like it ... Some dressed up for the big night out, including hokulani, who turned out to be an attraction herself. Before they ring in the new year, these revelers feasted on all kinds of foods. Some healthy. Others not so much, but just too tempting to turn down. Food was also on the minds of some looking ahead to 2014. 25:39-25:45 what's your new years resolution? To eat less. You know you're standing in line for food. I am in line for food, that's next year. As the year winds to a close, a number of partiers are already looking ahead to making changes in 2014. Shaft@14:32-14:42 quitting smoking man. I've been smoking since the 6th grade. I'm done, i've got the grandbaby in the house, i'm done. Among Kakaako's bright lightsnpeople celebrating the n ar, me have others on their n d in their solutions. ar120 a good daddy to my son thaniaand live life its fullest Eric santiago@ 19:15-19:27 "I want to help the homeless ople in waikiki. na y to give them something. I know all of have something and ey d't have nothing I want ttry to give em someing." that was Paul drewes porting.