News Briefs

| May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
News Briefs

News Briefs


18 / Friday

State Holiday — City and County of Honolulu offices will be closed Friday, August 18, 2017, in observance of Statehood Day, a state holiday.

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

TheBus will operate on a State Holiday schedule. For route and schedule information, please visit

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

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

The Neal Blaisdell Center box office will open for the Made in Hawaii Festival.

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 Kalākaua Avenue along Queen Kapi‘olani Park and metered parking lots.
•Traffic lanes will not be coned for contraflow.

Abandoned Vehicles — Listen to Hawaii Public Radio to get the latest facts on abandoned vehicles. Go to

25 / Friday

Women’s Equality Day — The 500th Military Intelligence Brigade will host this year’s observance on Aug. 25 at 10-11:15 a.m. at Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks. The guest speaker will be Maj. Gen. Susan A. Davidson, commander, 8th Theater Sustainment Command.

The keynote address will be followed by a Q&A discussion panel luncheon at K-Quad dining facility on Schofield from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Master Sgt. Helena N. Taylor at 787-6819 for more details.


2 / Saturday

Battleship Missouri Memorial — The public is invited to attend a special ceremony commemorating 72 years of peace between the U.S. and Japan and the end of World War II aboard the famed ship’s fantail on Saturday, Sept. 2. The commemoration honors the heroism, valor and sacrifices of the Greatest Generation, who against unimaginable odds upheld American freedom in the bloodiest war in modern human history.

Keynote Speaker Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, will present an address also honoring the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal, a hard-fought, Marine-led offensive against the Axis Powers.

The event begins at 9:02 a.m. Guests should be seated by 8:45 a.m. Complimentary round-trip shuttle service for the ceremony will be offered from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center beginning at 8 a.m.

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