HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Take a look back at some of the big headlines in Hawaii on this week in history.
1963: Queen Elizabeth II visits Hawaii
The queen of England returns to the state for a visit with her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Queen Elizabeth receives a lei from Hawaii Gov. John Burns on the tarmac.
Aloha Airlines stuns its employees with a sudden announcement that it is shutting down the following day. The Airline blames unfair competition from go!, which slashed ticket prices after entering the market in 2006. About 1,900 people will lose their jobs – the largest mass layoff in state history.
Six years to the day after the airline go! is accused of taking down went out of business, go! also announces it is shutting down. Analysts say its demise is the result of a reputation for delayed flights and weak customer service.