What’s Open or Closed in Honolulu for Independence Day 2021

Your guide to which Honolulu City and County services will be available or suspended in observance of Independence Day on July 5, 2021.


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Since the Fourth of July falls on a Sunday this year, the holiday will be observed on Monday, July 5.



  • Emergency medical services, fire, lifeguard, medical examiner and police services will be available.
  • TheBus will operate on a Saturday schedule. Visit thebus.org for route and schedule information.
  • The Honolulu Zoo will be open.
  • Parks, municipal golf courses and botanical gardens will be open.
  • Refuse will be collected.
  • Transfer stations, convenience centers, H-POWER and the Waimānalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill will be open.



  • The Neal S. Blaisdell 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.



  • On-street parking will be free, except for the meters on Kalākaua Avenue along Queen Kapi‘olani Park, metered parking lots and meters on specific Waikīkī streets. View the list of Waikīkī streets here.
  • Parking will be restricted in Lanikai over the three-day weekend from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Traffic lanes will not be coned for contraflow.