Landing at HNL: A Kona wind landing at Honolulu International Airport (HNL), coming in along Oahu’s south shore from Waikiki, past downtown Honolulu, over Pearl Harbor. Hawaiian Airlines #279 from Kona, 6:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
Enthusiasts want lawmakers to exempt hobbyists from a bill that would restrict drone use to law enforcement agencies. “Flying model aircraft is nothing new. The reason why it is gaining popularity today is that its price point dropped and more people who can now afford it,” said Eric Ryan. Ryan also fears what the restrictions will do for those eyeing it for commercial use. — KITV
Kudos to Catherine Cruz and KITV for incorporating both a shot from a drone in their State Capitol standup, and having a drone hover feet from her face as she wraps the story.