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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, December 24, 2002

What's open and closed Christmas Day

Advertiser Staff

Here's what's open and closed tomorrow, Christmas Day


  • Federal offices: Closed
  • State offices: Closed
  • City, county offices: Closed


  • Public: Closed
  • UH: Offices closed; no classes


  • Libraries: Closed.
  • TheBus: Sunday schedule
  • Street parking: Free, except for Kalakaua Avenue metered stalls along Kapi'olani Park; holiday towaway zone parking as permitted by sign; municipal lots must be fed.
  • Traffic: No coning
  • Trash: No pickup
  • Landfills: Closed
  • Open Markets: Closed
  • Municipal golf courses: Closed, except for Pali and West Loch golf courses (open 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Eighteen-hole reservations 7 to 11 a.m.; nine-hole reservations 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • City Recreation Centers: Closed
  • Mail: Post offices closed; no residential or business delivery; no mailbox pickups; Express delivery to selected areas.
  • Handi-Van: Operating
  • Humane Society: Closed
  • Blood bank: Both Dillingham headquarters and downtown center closed.


  • Banks: Most closed
  • Stock market: Closed
  • Credit unions: Closed


  • National Memorial Cemetery (Punchbowl): Open
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts: Closed
  • Arizona Memorial: Closed
  • Battleship Missouri Memorial: Closed
  • USS Bowfin: Closed
  • Bishop Museum: Closed
  • Botanical Gardens, including Foster, Ho'omaluhia, Wahiawa & Koko Head: Closed
  • Contemporary (art) Museum: Closed
  • Hawai'i Children's Discovery Center: Closed
  • Hawai'i Maritime Center: Closed
  • Honolulu Zoo: Closed
  • 'Iolani Palace: Closed
  • Japanese Cultural Center (and Historical Gallery): Closed
  • Lyon Arboretum (UH): Closed
  • Mission Houses Museum: Closed
  • Polynesian Cultural Center: Closed
  • Paradise Cove Lu'au: Open
  • Queen Emma Summer Palace: Closed
  • Sea Life Park: Open
  • Sen. Fong's Plantation & Gardens: Closed
  • U.S. Army Museum: Closed
  • Waikiki Aquarium: Closed
  • Waimea Falls Park: Open
  • Waipahu Cultural Garden Park (and Hawaii's Plantation Village): Closed