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(Wed., December 21, 2011)óCity government offices will be closed Monday, December 26, 2011, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Other City facilities that are usually open on the weekend will observe the holiday on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, 2011.



  • Emergency ambulance, fire, lifeguard and police services will continue to be available.
  • TheHandi-Van service will operate on its regular schedule.
  • TheBus will operate on its regular schedule, with the exception of buses servicing the Arizona Memorial Visitor Center and Hanauma Bay on December 25 as those attractions are closed.
  • The Festival of Trees and Wreath Gallery on the ground floor of Honolulu Hale are open from 8 a.m.-11 p.m. daily including Christmas Day and the holiday on Monday, December 26, 2011.



  • The Pali and West Loch golf courses will operate on Christmas Day for 18 holes from 7-11 a.m. and 9 holes from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • The Kapolei City Lights display at Kapolei Hale can be viewed on weekdays from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. and weekends and holidays from 6-10 p.m. 



  • City convenience centers, transfer stations, H-POWER and the Waimanalo Gulch Landfill.
  • The zoo, botanical gardens and Hanauma Bay.
  • The golf courses at Ala Wai, Ted Makalena, Ewa Villages and Kahuku.
  • The People's Open Markets.



  • All City government offices.
  • No refuse collection. Gray cart collection will be made up in the next two days.
  • The People's Open Market at the City Hall parking lot.
  • All satellite city halls.
  • The Neal Blaisdell box office.


These traffic and parking regulations will be in effect on Monday, December 26:

  • 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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