Community rallies to save longtime bowling alley from demolition


By Marisa Yamane

Pali Lanes is one of only four public bowling alleys left on Oahu.

A grassroots effort hopes to save it from closing.

More than 5,000 people signed a petition to save the bowling alley, and presented their case to the Kailua Neighborhood Board Thursday night.

No doubt, Kailua town has changed a lot, especially over the past decade.

But a landmark that’s remained is Pali Lanes, open since 1961. That’s set to change next year.

“We’ve got to be out by January,” Pali Lanes owner Art Machado said.

He said he asked land owner Alexander and Baldwin for a five- to 10-year lease so they …read more

Source:: KHON2 News