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JULY 2012
July 1, 2012 Sunday
6:00AM Starts
9:00AM Ends
FIRECRACKER SPRINT TRIATHLON sponsored by Pacific Sport Events. The event is expected to have 300 participants. Swim 500 meters:  Start at Nimitz Beach Park out and back course ending at transition area.  Bike 13.4 miles:  From transition area, Nimitz Beach, to Coral Sea Rd., to Vinson Rd., to Philippine Sea St., to Roosevelt Ave., Boxer Rd., Midway Rd., Langley St., to Enterprise Ave., to Saratoga Ave., to Midway Rd., Roosevelt Ave., Coral Sea Rd., to end at transition area.  Run 5K:  From transition area, to Coral Sea Rd., to Tripoli St., turnaround at White Plains, to end at Nimitz Beach.  Contact:  Steve Foster 864-0113.  E-mail:  For more info, visit their website:
July 1, 2012 Sunday
6:00PM Starts
7:30PM Ends

HONOLULU INDEPENDENCE WEEKEND Parade sponsored by City & County of Honolulu. To celebrate the contributions of men and women of the US armed services. The event will have 500 marchers, 30 vehicles, & 5 bands It will start at Saratoga Rd./Kalakaua Ave., to Kalakaua Ave., to end at Queen Kapiolani Park. Contact: Kaleve Iosefa 768-6622 E-mail:

July 4, 2012 Wednesday
7:00AM Starts
8:30AM Ends
EPILEPSY FOUNDATION FREEDOM RUN sponsored by Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii/USA Track & Field. The event will have 300 runners. It will start on Akiohala St. dead end (Kailua High School), to Keolu Dr., to Akake Pl., to turnaround in dead end,  to Akake Pl.,  - to Keolu Dr., to  Akiohala St., to end at Kailua High School Finish area.  Contact:  Ed Kemper 524-0330, Fax:  523-1406, E-mail:  For more info check out their website:
July 4, 2012 Wednesday
10:00AM Starts
12Noon Ends
KAILUA 4th OF JULY Independence Day Parade sponsored by Kailua Chamber of Commerce. The event will have 200 marchers, 40 vehicles, 40 floats, & 4 bands It will start at Kainalu Dr./Omao St., to Kainalu Drive, to end at Kailua Intermediate School. Contact:  Linda F. Goldstein of Kailua Chamber of Commerce 266-2672 or 261-2727, E-mail: Fax:  263-7263
July 4, 2012 Wednesday
8:30PM Starts
8:50PM Ends

ALA MOANA 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS DISPLAY sponsored by Ala Moana Shopping Center/General Growth. The event is expected to have 30,000+ participants.  Show will be off Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park. Vehicles will be prohibited in Ala Moana Park from 10 pm Tuesday, 7/3 until 4 am Wednesday, 7/4. Various traffic controls will be instituted by HPD at end of fireworks show.

July 6, 2012 Friday
7:30PM Starts
1:00AM Ends

FIRST FRIDAY STREET FESTIVAL sponsored by Arts District Merchant Association. The event is expected to have 1,000+ participants.  The event will close HOTEL ST., all traffic lanes/sidewalk areas, from Smith St to Nuuanu Ave.   Contact:  Eric Walden 271-3094,  For more info, visit their website:  http//

July 7, 2012 Saturday
9:00AM Starts
10:00AM Ends
FAMILY DAY Parade sponsored by Hawaii Christian Coalition. The event will have 500 marchers, 5 vehicles, 4 floats, & 6 bands It will start at Ala Moana Park, to Ala Moana Blvd.,to Kalakaua Ave., to end at Queen Kapiolani Park. Contact:  Virginia Domligan 630-1187 E-mail:
July 8, 2012 Sunday
7:00AM Starts
9:00AM Ends
LANIKAI BIKE PATH 8K RUN IN MEMORY OF DANIEL LEVEY sponsored by Mid-Pacific Roadrunners Club/RRCA. The event is expected to have 150 runners.  It will start by monument on Mokulua Dr., to Aalapapa Dr. bike path twice clockwise, finish at Kailua Beach boat ramp.  Contact John Simmonds 373-3609, Email:
July 14, 2012 Saturday
7:00AM Starts
8:30AM Ends

FREEDOM 5K & KEIKI RUN sponsored by Surfing the Nations. The event is expected to have 200 participants. It will start at Kaala Neighborhood Park, to Kilani Ave.,  to Kaliponi Pl., to Kilani Ave.,  to Kukui St., to California Ave., to Kilani Ave., to Ilima St., to California Ave.,to Anoni St., to Mahele St., to end at Kaala Neighborhood Park. Contact:Liz Menor 232-1955  E-mail:   For more info, visit their website:

July 15, 2012 Sunday
6:00AM Starts
8:30AM Ends
OLOMANA ROAD RACE sponsored by The Bike Shop/Tradewind Cycling Team. The event is expected to have 100 cyclists.  It will start at State Maintenance Yard on Kalanianaole  Hwy. to Old Kalanianaole Hwy. clockwise direction, to end at State Maintenance Yard in multiple loops.Contact: Kayla Morinaga 593-8079 Fax: 591-9163
July 29, 2012 Sunday
5:20AM Starts
11:00AM Ends
32ND ANNUAL Tinman Triathlon sponsored by Tinman Unlimited. The event is expected to have 1,000 participants. Swim will be at: Queens Beach, Queen Kapiolani Park. then : Bike will start at Swim/Bike Transition area, to Kalakaua Ave., to Diamond Head Rd., to Kahala Ave.,  to Kealaolu Ave., to Kalanianaole Hwy., to Lunalilo Home Rd., to Hawaii Kai Dr., to turnaround at Kealahou St., to Hawaii Kai Dr.,to Lunalilo Home Rd.,  to Wailua St., to Keahole St., to Kalanianaole Hwy.,  to  Kilauea Ave.,  to Elepaio St., to Kahala Ave., to Diamond Head Rd., to Kalakaua Ave.,  to transition area in Queen Kapiolani Park, near bandstand Run will start at Kapiolani Park transition area, to  Kalakaua Ave.,  to Kapahulu Ave., to Paki Ave., to Monsarrat Ave., to 18th Ave.,  to Kilauea Ave., to Elepaio St., to Kahala Ave., to Diamond Head Rd.,  to Kalakaua Ave.,  to end at Honolulu marathon finish line. Contact:  Olga Caldwell 595-5317 Fax: 595-5317, E-mail:  For more info, visit their website:
The above is based on the most current information available from the event organizers as of date on bottom. .   TST Division, Department of Transportation Services  Phone: 808-768-8387  Fax: 808-768-4446  Email:
Last Reviewed: Monday, October 14, 2013