Tsai: Hawaii’s destination days are over

Grant Hubbard, 7, and his sister Anya Hubbard, 11, both from Mililani, Oahu, pose for a photo with a person dressed as Santa Claus and man-made snow in front of Aloha Stadium before a game between Middle Tennessee and Hawaii at the Hawaii Bowl in 2016 in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

There was a time when Hawaii was “the” place for entertainment events.