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(Tuesday, December 29, 2009) --- City government offices will be closed Friday, January 1, 2010, in observance of New Year's Day.

  • Emergency ambulance, fire, lifeguard and police services will be provided.
  • The People's Open Markets will be closed.
  • Refuse will NOT be collected, and convenience centers, transfer stations and the landfill will be closed.
  • Handi-Van service will operate on its weekend schedule.
  • City buses will operate on a SUNDAY schedule.
  • All satellite city halls will be closed, including those at the Ala Moana, Pearlridge and Windward locations.
  • The Neal Blaisdell box office will be closed.
  • The Botanical gardens will be closed.
  • The Honolulu Zoo will be open.
  • The Pali and West Loch municipal golf courses will be closed.  Municipal golf courses at Ala Wai, Ewa Villages and Ted Makalena will be open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Kahuku will be open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

These traffic and parking regulations will be in effect on Friday:

  • On-street parking will be free, except for the meters on Kalakaua Avenue along Kapiolani Park.
  • Parking will be permitted in tow-away zones where it is allowed on holidays.
  • There will be no coning of commuter traffic lanes.
  • Traffic signals at Kalakaua Avenue and Kapiolani will be three-phase to permit mauka-bound traffic to turn left onto Kapiolani Boulevard.
  • Parking in municipal lots will NOT be free.


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