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June 27, 2001


City government offices will be closed Wednesday (July 4) in observance of Independence Day, a federal holiday.
Emergency ambulance, fire, lifeguard and police services will be available.
The People's Open Markets will not be held.
City golf courses, botanical gardens and the Honolulu Zoo will be open.
Regular Wednesday refuse will be collected and landfills/transfer stations will be open.
City buses will operate on a federal holiday schedule. The Handi-Vans will operate 6 a.m. to midnight.
These general traffic and parking regulations will be in effect:
On-street parking will be free, except for Kalakaua Avenue bordering Queen Kapiolani Park;
Parking will be permitted in towaway zones which allow it on holidays;
Commuter traffic lanes will not be coned;
Traffic signals at Kalakaua Avenue and Kapiolani Boulevard will be three-phase to permit mauka-bound traffic to turn left onto Kapiolani Boulevard.

Kailua area traffic controls, including tow away zones, will be strictly enforced to handle the large crowds expected for the parade and fireworks display. Signs will be posted.
Oahu's annual Independence Day parade will start at 10 a.m. from Omao Street on Kainalu Drive to Kailua Intermediate School.
These traffic controls will be in effect after 6:30 a.m. Wednesday for the parade:
No parking, tow away zones on Kainalu Drive between Kainui Drive and Kailua Road and on Kuulei Road between Maluniu and Kalaheo avenues.
These streets will be closed at 9 a.m. for the parade:
Uilama, Pukoa, Omao and Ainoni streets.
Kaha Street between Kainalu Drive and Kaiholu Street.
Kalama Street between Kainalu Drive and Maluniu Street.
Kainalu Drive, the parade route, will be closed at 9:45 a.m. Participants will form in the area of Omao Street and disband at Kailua Intermediate School.
The streets in and near Lanikai will have no parking and tow away zones in effect after 5 p.m. for the fireworks display.
Starting at 7:15 p.m., TheBus will augment its shuttle service between Kailua town and Lanikai for the fireworks display.

Wednesday, February 27, 2002

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