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MAY 2014
May 2, 2014 Friday
8:00PM Starts
2:00AM Ends

FIRST FRIDAY STREET FESTIVAL sponsored by Arts District Merchant Association. The event is expected to have 1,000+ participants.  HOTEL ST., will be closed from Nuuanu Ave to Smith St. approx 8 pm. Contact: Sandy Pohl 521-1812,  For more info, visit their website:  http//

May 3, 2014  Saturday
4:00PM Starts
11:00PM Ends
WAIKIKI SPAM JAM STREET FESTIVAL sponsored by SJ Foundation.  The event is expected to have 8,000+ participants.  Traffic will be diverted starting 4 pm for setup. The event will close Kalakaua Avenue, all traffic lanes/sidewalk areas, from Seaside Ave. to Kaiulani Avenue. Contact:  Karen Winpenny 255-5927, E-mail:  
May 9, 2014  Friday
11:00AM Starts
12:00PM Ends
FATHER DAMIEN & MOTHER MARIANNE FIRST AMENDMENT MARCH FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN CHARITABLE WORK FOR CHILDREN sponsored by St. Damien Advocates.  The event is expected to have 100 participants.  This event will close Beretania St., one lane only, between Punchbowl St. and Richards St.  It will start on State Capitol grounds at Beretania St./Punchbowl St. and end on State Capitol grounds at BeretaniaSt./Richards St.  Contact:  John Roco 721-9845, E-mail:
May 10, 2014  Saturday
9:00AM Starts
12:00PM Ends
FILIPINO PARADE & FIESTA sponsored by Filipino Community (FilCom) Center of Hawaii.

THIS PARADE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Fiesta and Santacruzan will be held at the Civic Center from 10:00AM - 7:00PM.  Contact: Toy Arre 227-8809, E-mail:

May 11, 2014  Sunday
7:00AM Starts
9:30AM Ends

BILL BEAUCHAMP PEARL HARBOR BIKE PATH 10K RUN sponsored by RRCA/Mid Pacific Roadrunners Club. The event is expected to have 100 runners. It will start at Pearl City Urban Garden Center between 2nd St. and Lehua Ave., to bike path, to Admiral's Boat House, turnaround and return to Pearl City Urban Garden Center.  Contact: Joan Davis 535-9070, E-mail: For more info, visit their website:

May 12, 2014 Monday
6:00PM Starts
6:30PM Ends

POLICE WEEK MEMORIAL MARCH sponsored by Honolulu Police Department. The event is expected to have 150 marchers, 6 vehicles, & 1 band.  It will start at Police HQ, to Beretania St., to end at State Capitol grounds. Three (3) makai lanes will be closed from 5:30 pm for event staging.  Contact:  Sgt. Zack Pang 888-9501, E-mail:
May 17, 2014 Saturday
6:00AM Starts
10:00AM Ends
WAHIAWA PINEAPPLE RUN sponsored by Central Oahu CPO Association. The event is expected to have 1,500 runners/walkers It will start at Kaala Elementary School on Mahele St., circle the school heading South to California Ave., to Anoni St., to Kilani Ave., to Kam Hwy., to Kaukonahua Rd., to Kamananui Rd., to Wilikina Dr., to Kam Hwy., to California Ave., to Mahele St., to end at Kaala Elementary Schoon on Mahele St.  Contact:  Jonathan Normandin 653-0088 Fax:  653-0175, E-mail: or
May 17, 2014 Saturday
6:30AM Starts
1:00PM End
35th ANNUAL VISITOR INDUSTRY CHARITY walk sponsored by Hawaii Hotel Industry Assn. The event will have 9,000 runners/walkers.  It will start at Ala Moana Park's McCoy Pavilion Key Hole area, clockwise around Ala Moana Park, to Ala Moana Blvd., mauka sidewalk area, to Ala Wai  Promenade area, to Kalakaua  Ave., makai sidewalk area and curb lane, to Koko Hd side of Kapahulu Ave., to Ala Wai Blvd., mauka sidewalk and curb lane, to Seaside Ave., to Aloha Dr., to Royal Hawaiian Ave., to Kalakaua Ave., to Lewers St., to Kalia Rd., to Ala Moana Blvd., to end at Ala Moana Park's McCoy Pavilion Key Hole area.  Contact: Brandon Barbour  923-0407  Fax: 924-3843  E-mail:  For more info, visit their website:
May 17, 2014 Saturday
6:00PM Starts
11:00PM Ends
HONOLULU NIGHT MARKET BLOCK PARTY SERIES sponsored by Street Grindz, LLC. The event expected to have 2,000+ participants.  The event will close: 1) Cooke St., all lanes between Auahi St. and Pohukaina St.  2) Pohukaina St., makai side sidewalk only, between Cooke St. and Ohe St. Lane closures start at 2:00pm for set up.  Contact:  Josephine Askew 780-9288, Fax:  748-3032, E-mail:  For more info, visit their website:
May 18, 2014 Sunday
5:45AM Starts
10:00AM Ends

HONOLULU Triathlon RACE sponsored by USA Triathlon/Honolulu Triathlon Race Committee. The event is expected to have 1,500+ participants.  Staggered wave start at 5:45 am.  Ala Moana Blvd, Nimitz Hwy, and Kamehameha Hwy makai side will be closed to traffic. Swim: Loop course (2X) just ewa of Magic Island, to end at Magic Island Swim/Bike Transition Bike: Magic Island Swim/Bike Transition area, to Ala Moana Park Rd., to Ala Moana Blvd., via ewa entrance/exit,  ewa on Ala Moana Blvd, makai half to Nimitz Hwy, ewa on Nimitz Hwy.,crossover to mauka side at Puuhale Rd., under the viaduct, ewa on Kam Hwy., crossover to makai side at Lagoon Dr.., ewa on Kam Hwy.,past airport, u turn at Arizona Rd.(Halawa Gate), kkhd on Kam Hwy., makai half right onto Lagoon Dr., makai on Lagoon Dr., kkhd most, makai bound lane,  to u turn at parking lot at dead end, mauka on Lagoon Dr., right onto Kam Hwy., kkhd on Kam Hwy., crossover to mauka side at Ahua St. ,onto Nimitz Hwy., crossover to makai side just kkhd of Sand Island Rd., kkhd on Nimitz Hwy.,  makai half to Ala Moana Blvd., makai half,  kkhd on Ala Moana Blvd.,to Ewa entr./exit, to Ala Moana Park Rd., to end at bike/run transition area near Magic Island  Run: Ala Moana Beach Park (Transition Area), to Park Rd.,cross over to Kewalo Basin, along the waterfront, circle back along park roads, past charter boat moorings, left onto road by Fishermens Wharf bar, right onto access road, left onto Ahui St., right into Kaakaako Park walkways, circle around past waterfront, left onto Ahui St., right onto access road, left onto road past Fishermens Wharf bar, right past charter boat moorings, back into Ala Moana Park, on Park Rd., back to Magic Island finish area., then to end at Magic Island area  finish line.  Contact: Honolulu Triathon, JJ Johnson 782-2161, Fax:  808-528-5066, Email:   Hotline:  226-0044,  For more info, visit their website:

May 23, 2014 Friday to 
May 26, 2014 Monday

5:00AM Starts
7:30PM Ends
MEMORIAL DAY PARKING RESTRICTIONS sponsored by City and County of Honolulu.  Parking will be prohibited on: 1) APIO LANE, both sides. 2) NUUANU AVENUE, Ewa side, Robinson Lane to Judd Street, 3) ROBINSON LANE, both sides, 4) 22nd AVENUE, Ewa side, 100 feet in both direction from the driveway of Diamond Head Memorial Park,  5) EAST MANOA ROAD, Koko Head side, from the makai apex of the triangle to the gates of the Old Chinese Cemetery,  6) CRAIGSIDE PLACE, mauka side, from Nuuanu Avenue to the driveway into Nuuanu Memorial Park. 7)PUOWAINA DRIVE, both sides, between Hookui Street and the gates to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl., 8) HOOKUI STREET, both sides, between Puowaina Drive and Auwaiolimu Street. Contact: DTS-TST Div. 768-8391  

May 24, 2014 Saturday
9:00AM Starts
11:00AM Ends

HONOLULU AIDS WALK sponsored by Life Foundation. The event is expected to have 3,000 participants. It will start at Skygate,  to S. King St., ewa to Alapai St., mauka on Alapai St., ewa side, coned lane,  left onto S. Beretania St., makai side coned lane, past Punchbowl, left ontop Richards St., makai on Richards, left onto King St. mauka side, return to finish at Skygate.  Contact: Amina Peterson 521--2437, Ext. 252  Fax:  521-1279, E-mail: For more info, visit their website:

May 24, 2014 Saturday
7:00PM Starts
8:00PM Ends

PROCESSION IN HONOR OF SANTO CRISTO sponsored by Brotherhood of Holy Ghost of the Holy Trinity. The event is expected to have 75 participants and 1 band.  It will start at Holy Ghost Church at Puowaina Dr., to Kamamalu Ave., turnaround at Madeira St., to Puowaina, to San Antonio Ave., and back to Holy Ghost Church.  Contact:  Evelyn Starkey 389-4615,  E-mail:
May 25, 2014  Sunday
6:00AM Starts
9:00AM Ends
HIBISCUS HALF MARATHON sponsored by The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society/Boca Hawaii.  The event is to have 800 runners.  It will start at Kapiolani Park, to Kalakaua Ave.,  to Monsarrat Ave., to Paki Ave., to Diamond Hd. Rd., to 18th Ave., to Kilauea Ave., to Waialae Ave., to Kalanianaole Hwy., to Kealaolu Ave., to Kahala Ave., to Diamond Hd. Rd., to Kalakaua Ave., to end at Honolulu Marathon Finish line.  Contact:  Raul Torres of Boca Hawaii LLC 223-2622, E-mail: For further info, check their website:
May 26, 2014 Monday
6:30PM Starts
8:30PM Ends
SHINNYO-EN LANTERN FLOATING CEREMONY (TORO NAGASHI) sponsored by Na Lei Aloha Foundation/Shinnyo-en Hawaii. The event is expected to have 30,000+ participants in Ala Moana Beach Park.  Various traffic controls in and around Ala Moana Park may be implemented as early as 6 am.  Ewa Entrance will be closed to inbound traffic.  Avoid this area if possible, use alternate routes. Contact: Tom Nishiyama of Shinnyo-En Hawaii 955-5290, Fax:  941-0329, E-mails: For more info, visit their website:
May 30, 2014 Friday
6:30PM Starts
9:00PM Ends

TROY BARBOZA LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN sponsored by Special Olympics Hawaii.  The event is expected to have 1,000+ participants in relay teams, escorted by HPD.  Run:  It will start at Ft. DeRussy Park on Maluhia Rd., to Kalia Rd., to Ala Moana Blvd., to Kalakaua Ave., to Kapahulu Ave., to Old Waialae Rd., to Kalei Rd., to Lower Campus Rd., to end at Les Murakami Stadium.  Walk:  It will start at First Hawaiian Bank on Kapahulu Ave., Old Waialae Rd., Kalei Rd., Lower Campus Rd., to end at Les Murakami Stadium.  Contact:  Ben Moszkowicz 368-0680.  For more info, visit their website:

The above is based on the most current information available, last updated on date shown below.   TST Division, Department of Transportation Services  Phone: 808-768-8387  Fax: 808-768-4446  Email:

Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 22, 2014