The next few days will be very profitable for Hawaii's economy.
Thousands of visitors will be attending a psychology convention at the Hawaii Convention Center this week, and their trip is expected to generate nearly $40 million in visitor spending.
The American Psychological Association has attracted 8,000 attendees and their families to Oahu for the five-day convention.
The mayor says ad sales would help close a huge budget gap. But at least one group believes the ads would spoil Hawaii's beauty.
Murder suspect Bryan Suitt made his first court appearance in California on Wednesday. He's accused of killing 34-year-old Alex Gonzales and dumping his dismembered body in a Waipio ravine in September.
Nearly 30,000 runners are expected to hit the pavement for Sunday's Honolulu Marathon and they'll be joined by plenty of of police officers. Security will be tighter than ever in light of the deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon in April.