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Friday, Aug. 9, 2013

Contact: Department of Customer Services, 768-3495



Honolulu City Lights display deadline August 30


Honolulu— Non-profit organizations interested in creating a display on the Fasi Civic Center grounds during the annual Honolulu City Lights exhibition are invited to submit applications to the Department of Customer Services by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at 550 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813.


Permits will be issued for five display sites by a lottery scheduled for Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.  The lottery will be held at 10 a.m. in the Mission Memorial Hearings Conference Room, 1st Floor, 550 South King Street.  Applicants are welcome to attend the lottery, but need not be present to be selected.


The annual lottery is held in response to requests from private groups interested in erecting displays which will be on view during Honolulu City Lights. Each organization that receives a permit will be responsible for the set-up, maintenance, and take-down of its display.


Applicants must be non-profit organizations under HRS Chapter 414D or a charitable organization formed pursuant to HRS Chapter 467B or under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Proof of this designation must be submitted with the application by 4:30 p.m., Aug. 30, 2013, to be eligible for the lottery.


Interested groups should contact the Department of Customer Services at 768-4304 to request a copy of the application and obtain rules governing use of the grounds during Honolulu City Lights.