City will observe Prince Kuhio Day state holiday

City and County of Honolulu offices will be closed Monday, March 27, in observance of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day, a state holiday.

Emergency ambulance, fire, lifeguard, medical examiner, and police services will be available.

TheBus will operate on a state holiday schedule. For route and schedule information, please go to www.thebus.org.

Refuse will be collected and transfer stations, convenience centers, H-POWER, and the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill will be open.

Parks, municipal golf courses, botanical gardens, and the Honolulu Zoo will be open.

The Blaisdell Center box office will be closed.

The People’s Open Markets will not be held.

All Satellite City Halls and Driver Licensing Centers will be closed.

The following traffic and parking regulations will be in effect:

  • On-street parking will be free, except for the meters on Kalakaua Avenue along Kapiolani Park and metered parking lots.
  • Traffic lanes will not be coned for contraflow.

The City and County of Honolulu will restrict parking in Lanikai for the three-day Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole Day holiday weekend.

As part of this effort the Department of Transportation Services will place temporary “sawhorse” type signs on streets in Lanikai, and “No Left Turn” signs will be placed at the triangle intersection where S. Kalaheo Avenue meets Kailua Road near Kalapawai Market.

The Honolulu Police Department has agreed to provide an electronic messaging board at the entrance of Lanikai on Mokulua Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. throughout the three-day holiday to warn motorists of the parking restrictions. However, under an agreement with the Lanikai Association and the Department of Transportation Services, this additional warning may not be available for future three-day holidays.

Parking in Lanikai for the Prince Kūhiō Day holiday weekend will be restricted as follows:

  • Saturday, March 25 – No parking on all Lanikai streets/shoulders 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 26 – No parking on all Lanikai streets/shoulders 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Monday, March 27 – No parking on all Lanikai streets/shoulders 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Those wishing to access Lanikai beach and/or the Lanikai Pillboxes Trail over the three-day Prince Kūhiō Day holiday weekend may walk, bike, take TheBus Route 70 Lanikai, or get dropped off in Lanikai.

For information regarding TheBus Route 70 Lanikai, please visit TheBus.org or call 848-5555.

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