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JULY 2013
July 4, 2013 Thursday
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, 2013 Thursday
10:00AM Starts
1:00PM 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./Palapu St., to Kainalu Drive, to end at Kailua Intermediate School.  Contact:  John Keene 261-7997, Fax:  266-2669, E-mail:  For More info, visit their website: 
July 4, 2013 Thursday
8:00PM Starts
9:00PM Ends
KAILUA 4th OF JULY FIREWORKS DISPLAY sponsored by Save Kailua Fireworks Inc.. The event is expected to have 10,000+ participants.  Show will be off Kailua Beach Park.  Parking will be restricted on various streets for emergency vehicle clearance.  Various traffic controls will be instituted by HPD at end of fireworks show.  Contact:  Jana Holden 478-5230, Fax:  842-7648, E-mail:   For more info check out their website:
July 4, 2013 Thursday
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 Wednesday, 7/3 until 4 am Thursday, 7/4. Various traffic controls will be instituted by HPD at end of fireworks show.  Ala Moana Blvd., between Piikoi and Atkinson will be closed for approx 30 minutes at end of fireworks show.

July 5, 2013 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 6, 2013 Saturday
9:00AM Starts
11:00AM Ends
FAMILY DAY Parade (God's OHANA DAY PARADE) sponsored by Prayer Center of the Pacific. The event will have 500 marchers, 50 vehicles, 7 floats, & 2 bands.   It will start at Kalakaua Ave/Fort DeRussy/Saratoga Rd., to Kalakaua Ave., to end at Queen Kapiolani Park. Contact:  Virginia Domligan 456-7729 E-mail:
July 7, 2013 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 12, 2013 Friday
6:00PM Starts
7:00PM Ends

MADD DASH/WALK sponsored by MADD Hawaii. The event will have 200 participants. It will start at Kakaako Waterfront Park, to Ahui St., to Ilalo St., to Fisherman's Wharf Boat Harbor, to Kewalo Basin Park, turnaround and back to same route, to finish at Kakaako Waterfront Park.  Contact:  Cora Speck 358-6882, E-mail: 

July 14, 2013 Sunday
6:30AM Starts
9:00AM Ends

BIKEFACTORY Pineapple hills road race sponsored by Quick Release/Bikefactory. The event will have 100 bike racers. It will start at Start/Finish area on Kaukonahua Rd. near Wilikina Dr., to Thompson Corner, to Weed Circle, to Kam Hwy., to Kam Hwy, to end at  Start/Finish area. Contact:  Carl Brooks 372-4538, For more info check out their website:

July 20, 2013 Saturday
6:00PM Starts
11:00PM Ends
HONOLULU NIGHT MARKET BLOCK PARTY SERIES sponsored by Street Grindz, LLC. The event expected to have 1,000+ participants.  The event will close 1) Auahi St., all lanes from Keawe to Lana Ln.  2) Keawe St., all lanes from Auahi St. to Ala Moana Blvd.  Lane closures start at 12noon for set up.  Contact:  Josephine Askew 780-9288, Fax:  748-3032, E-mail:  For more info, visit their website:
July 28, 2013 Sunday
5:20AM Starts
11:00AM Ends
33RD ANNUAL Tinman Triathlon sponsored by Tinman Unlimited. The event is expected to have 800 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: Friday, July 26, 2013