The alcohol ban at the Kaneohe sandbar remained in effect over the holiday weekend and it has a dramatic effect on the size of the crowd in the bay.
For years it had been a tradition for lots of people, especially young adults, to go out to the sandbar and have a raging party.
An alcohol ban began being implemented on three-day weekends two years ago.
The sandbar has been fairly empty over the Memorial Day weekend.
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