By Stephen M. Silverman
Updated December 12, 1997 12:00 AM

Fans of pineapple-flavored LifeSavers can breathe a sigh of relief this morning. The candy company announced yesterday that, thanks to a public outcry, it is dropping its proposed plan to say aloha to the Hawaiian fruit from the popular Five Flavor roll. Pineapple, a mainstay for 65 years, will remain in place alongside lime, lemon, cherry and orange. Whew.