summers lasting until the end of September. 20 As of 2007, the executive editor is Tonny Nundal. Municipality in Rogaland, Norway, haugesund (hgsd) is a city and municipality in, rogaland county, Norway. 18 In the summer of 2004, the annual rock festival, "RockFest" started. In the last decades, the town, like its neighbours, has been turning towards the petroleum industry, with the herring being long gone. Haugaland region in northern Rogaland. The three barrels also represented the three parts of the municipality: the mainland and the islands of Hasseløy and Risøy. 23 Marilyn Monroe sculpture at Haugesund Notable people edit Sigmund. 16 The town is connected to the island of Utsira by car ferry, and to the islands of Røvær and Feøy by passenger ferry.