What’s Open and Closed in Honolulu for Prince Kūhiō Day

Your guide to which services will be suspended on Monday, March 27, 2023.


Prince Kuhio

Photo: Charcoal artwork by J. Ewing, photograph reproduced by J. J. Williams


Available Services

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


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Closed or Canceled

  • The Neal S. 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.
  • Most public libraries will be closed.  O‘ahu libraries that are normally open on Sundays (Kaimukī, Kāne‘ohe, Pearl City) will be closed to observe the holiday on March 26 and be open on March 27 instead. Libraries that are normally closed on Mondays will also close on Tuesday, March 28. See the list here.


Traffic and Parking

  • Free on-street parking, excluding the meters on Kalākaua Avenue along Queen Kapiʻolani Park, metered parking lots and meters on specific streets in Wakīkī.
  • Traffic lanes will not be coned for contraflow.
  • Parking in Lanikai will be restricted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through the three-day weekend.


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