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What’s Closed or Canceled in Honolulu Due to Hurricane Ana

Honolulu organizers are canceling events as Hurricane approaches the Islands. Here’s a list of all the cancellations and closures in Honolulu.


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Photo: Courtesy NOAA

 

Expect canceled events and suspension of city and state services on Friday, Oct. 17, as well as over the weekend, as the effects of Hurricane Ana—potentially heavy rains, high winds and flash flooding—are expected to reach Honolulu Friday evening and last through the weekend.

We’re keeping a running list of the cancellations and postponements:

 

Updated Oct. 17, 10:03 P.m.

 

Community Events

  • Bank of Hawai‘i Family Sunday at the Honolulu Museum of Art has been canceled.

  • Street Grindz and Kamehameha Schools are canceling the Saturday, Oct. 18 Honolulu Night Market.

  • In addition, The Pig and the Lady pop-up dinner at Honolulu Night Market has been canceled.

  • The Heroes of Aloha Charity Event is being moved from the Waikīkī Shell to the Blaisdell Arena, Saturday, Oct. 18, with doors opening at 4.30 p.m. All presale tickets will be honored at the Blaisdell Arena. No exchanges of tickets necessary.

  • BayFest–scheduled for Oct. 17 through 19–has been canceled. Pre-purchased tickets will be refunded. For refund information, call Information, Tickets and Tours at 254-7563. Visit bayfesthawaii.com for updates and information.

  • The Department of Parks and Recreation’s 26th Annual Talk Story Festival is postponed until Nov. 7 and 8, 2014, from 6 to 9 p.m. each night at McCoy Pavilion in Ala Moana Regional Park.

  • Saturday’s planned multi-beach cleanup on Leeward O‘ahu has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date. The cleanup was to begin Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at Depot’s Beach Park in Nanakuli and continue on to Ulehawa, Nanakuli Beach Park, Zabland Beach Park, and Black Rock.

  • The Free Keiki ID event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pearl Kai McDonald’s is canceled.

  • The Haleiwa Jodo Mission YBA Craft Fair scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18 will be postponed to the following Saturday, Oct. 25, 9 am - 2 pm.

  • The 11th Annual Kaimukī Clean-Up is re-scheduled from Saturday, Oct. 18 to Saturday, Nov. 8.

  • The Department of Human Services (DHS) Vocational Rehabilitation Division (DVR) Ho‘opono Rehabilitation Center for the Blind is cancelling the Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 White Cane Safety Awareness Day Walk on O‘ahu.

  • The third annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival “Westside Style,” originally scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 19, has been rescheduled to Sunday, Nov. 2.

  • Easter Seals Hawai‘i’s Kapolei location is canceling its benefit concert, ‘Aha Mele, that was supposed to be held Saturday, Oct. 18 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. The concert has been rescheduled for Nov. 8 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., with new band additions.

  • The Department of Environmental Services Storm Water Quality Branch has canceled both the Pearl Harbor Bike Path and Chinatown cleanups this Saturday.

  • The Muolaulani Foundation and Hawai‘i Theatre Center have rescheduled HULIAU 2014… WE DANCE NOW to Oct. 26. The Hawai‘i Theatre Box Office will be closed from 5 p.m. this Friday until Tuesday morning at 9 a.m., when the box office will resume normal hours.

  • The Friends of Lyon Arboretum fundraiser on Oct. 19 has been re-scheduled for early November.

  • Special Olympics Hawai‘i is canceling Central/Honolulu Bowling Singles, Leeward Bowling Singles, the O‘ahu Regional Basketball tournament and the Young Athletes program. O‘ahu Basketball tournament is re-scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9 at Kamehameha Schools.

  • Planned Parenthood of Hawai‘i is closing its Honolulu Health Center on Saturday, Oct. 18. Visit pphi.org for updates.

 

City and State Services

  • Programs at all Hawai‘i State libraries on all islands scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18 have been canceled including:

    • “Make Your Own Apron Craft Workshop” featuring the Lei Ilima Club at ‘Āina Haina Public Library, scheduled for 10:30 a.m.

    • “Spooky Hawai‘i Tales” featuring storyteller Dann Seki at McCully-Mō‘ili‘ili Public Library, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. (program rescheduled to Saturday, Nov. 1 at 10:30 a.m.)

    • “Music of Japan” featuring Darin Miyashiro (koto) and David Amann (shakuhachi) at Hawaii State Library, scheduled for noon.

    • “Learn About the Hawai‘i International Film Festival” featuring Chuck Boller, director emeritus of HIFF, at Kapolei Public Library, scheduled for 1 p.m.

  • The city Department of Environmental Services has canceled the Pearl Harbor Bike Path and Chinatown cleanups on Saturday.

  • The city Department of Parks and Recreation has closed all O‘ahu campgrounds from Oct.17-22. Permit fees will be refunded.

  • Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park will be closed Friday, Oct. 17. Visit the parkFacebook page for updates. 

 

Schools

  • All activities in the St. Francis School gym have been canceled.

  • The Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH) schedule has changed, with the following games moved to Oct. 17: St. Francis vs. ‘Iolani (3:15 p.m.), Damien vs. Pac-Five (5:30 p.m.), Saint Louis vs. Kamehameha (8:15 p.m.).

  • The O‘ahu Interscholastic Association has announced that the Kaiser vs. Mililani and the Wai‘anae vs. Farrington football games have been moved to Oct. 17. The Radford vs. Pearl City and Kalani vs. Nanakuli games have been pushed back to next weekend.

  • University of Hawai‘i campus schedules for Saturday, Oct. 18:

    • Hawai‘i Community College 
      Motorcycle & Apprentice Classes: Canceled

    • UH Hilo
      Normal operations

    • UH Maui College
      Classes: Canceled
      Events: Canceled

    • UH Mānoa
      Normal operations
      Athletic events: Open

    • UH West O‘ahu
      Classes: As scheduled
      Events: Canceled
      Library: Closed

    • Honolulu Community College
      Classes: As scheduled until 3:30 p.m.
      Training: As scheduled until 3:30 p.m.
      Marine Education Training Center: Closed

    • Kapi‘olani Community College
      Farmers Market: Canceled
      Events: Canceled
      Classes: As scheduled 

    • Leeward Community College
      Classes: Canceled after 5 p.m.
      Events: Canceled after 5 p.m.

    • Windward Community College
      Normal operations
      Events after 5 p.m.: To be determined (TBD)

    • Kauai Community College
      Normal operations

  • University of Hawai‘i campus schedules for Sunday, Oct. 19:

    • Hawai‘i Community College
      Normal operations

    •  UH Hilo
      ​Normal operations 

    • UH Maui College
      Classes/Events: Canceled

    • UH Mānoa
      Normal operations
      Athletic events: Open

    • UH West O‘ahu
      Events: Canceled
      Library: Closed

    • Honolulu Community College
      No activities or events will occur
      Marine Education Training Center: Closed

    • Kapi‘olani Community College
      Classes: Canceled
      Events: Canceled

    • Leeward Community College
      Classes: Canceled
      Events: Canceled

    • Windward Community College
      Classes: TBD
      Events: TBD

    • Kauai Community College
      TBD

 

Flights

Visit the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority’s website for details about flight cancellations and delays.

 

Check this list for updates as we receive them, and stay safe!

 

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