City & County of Honolulu’s Holiday Schedule

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Honolulu City Hall – Photo by Mel Ah Ching

REPORT FROM THE CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU — City government offices will be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2012, in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.

  • Emergency ambulance, fire, lifeguard and police services will be provided.
  • Handi-Van service will operate on its weekend schedule.
  • City buses will operate on a Sunday schedule. For information visit
  • or call 848-5555.
  • The Neal Blaisdell box office will be open for the “Wicked” performance.
  • The Ala Wai, Ted Makalena, and Ewa Villages golf courses will be open on New Years Day from 7 – 11 a.m. for 18-hole play and 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. for 9-hole play. Kahuku Golf Course will be open from 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Pali and West Loch golf courses will be closed.
  • The People’s Open Markets will be closed.
  • Refuse will NOT be collected and transfer stations, convenience centers and the landfill will be closed. (Residents with once-a-week refuse pickup on this holiday are asked to leave their gray carts curbside until serviced, usually within two business days.)
  • All satellite city halls and driver licensing offices will be closed.
  • The Botanical gardens will be closed.
  • Honolulu Zoo will be closed.

These traffic and parking regulations will be in effect.
On-street parking will be free, except for the meters on Kalakaua Avenue along Kapiolani Park.
Parking will be permitted in tow-away zones where it is allowed on state holidays.