What’s Open or Closed in Honolulu for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Your guide to which Honolulu City and County services will be available or suspended in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16, 2017.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
Photo: David Croxford

 

AVAILABLE SERVICES 

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

  • TheBus will operate on a state holiday schedule. Visit thebus.org for route and schedule information.

  • The Honolulu Zoo will be open.

  • The parks, municipal golf courses, botanical gardens will be open. 

  • Refuse will be collected.

  • Transfer stations, convenience centers, H-POWER and the Waimānalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill will be open.

 

CANCELLATIONS AND CLOSURES 

  • The Neal S. Blaisdell Box Office will be closed.

  • The People’s Open Markets will not be held.

  • All Satellite City Halls and Driver’s License offices will be closed.

 

TRAFFIC REGULATIONS 

  • On-street parking will be free, except for the meters on Kalākaua Avenue along Queen Kapi‘olani Park and metered parking lots.

  • Traffic lanes will not be coned for contraflow.

  • Parking in Lanikai will be restricted over the three-day holiday weekend as follows:

Saturday, Jan. 14 through Monday, Jan. 16: No parking on all Lanikai streets/shoulders from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

If you would like to access Lanikai beach and/or the Lanikai Pillboxes Trail during this time, The City and County of Honolulu recommends walking, biking, taking TheBus Route 70 or being dropped off.