2000 – Whitney Houston’s lawyers appear on her behalf in a Kona, Hawaii, courtroom to defend her in a marijuana possession case that stems from a January, 2000, incident at Keahole-Kona International Airport in Hawaii. It is decided that the case will be dismissed in three months if Houston stays out of trouble until then.
2000 – Chart-topping R&B vocalist Whitney Houston is caught with more than a halfounce of marijuana at Keahole-Kona International Airport in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The drugs are discovered in Houston’s handbag during a search at the airport’s security checkpoint. Although the bag is taken and security personnel attempt to detain her, Houston simply walks off and […]
1998 – Motley Crue member Vince Neil, not to outdone by Tommy Lee, announces an agreement with Internet Entertainment Group and Vivid Video to distribute a 60-minute home video of him having sex with two adult film models while on vacation in Hawaii.
1997 – Elvis Week begins in Memphis to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death on August 16. Elvis Week 2008 Event Calendar & Ticket Information Saturday, August 9 – Sunday, August 17 Below is the current Elvis Week 2008 calendar of events along with ticket purchase information for each event. Updates to the […]
1997 – Shock-rock band Marilyn Manson is forced to cut short a show at the Nimitz Concert Hall in Honolulu, Hawaii, after lead singer Manson injures his hand during the performance. Manson, whose real name is Brian Warner, falls onstage and cuts an artery in his hand.
1997 – Spirit guitarist Randy California drowns off the coast of Hawaii’s Molokai Island trying to save his 12-year-old son from the undertow. He was 45. Randy California (born Randy Craig Wolfe; February 20, 1951 – January 2, 1997) was a guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the original members of the rock group […]
1992 – Kurt Cobain of Nirvana and Courtney Love of Hole are married in Hawaii.
1973 – The Rolling Stones kicked off an 11 date Pacific tour at Honolulu International Centre, Hawaii.
1969 – Jefferson Airplane’s Paul Kantner is arrested for marijuana possession in Hawaii.
1964 – Attendees at Hawaii’s Million Dollar Man Party include the Beach Boys, Peter & Gordon, and the Kingsmen. No, we have no idea what it is, either.
1961 – Elvis Presley makes his last stage appearance for nearly eight years at Bloch Arena in Hawaii.