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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, October 13, 2003

What's open and closed Discoverers' Day

Advertiser Staff

Today is Discoverers' Day (Columbus Day on the Mainland), observed in the Islands as a federal holiday, but no longer a state or county holiday. With a few exceptions, it will be a regular Monday for city and state services, including rubbish pickup and landfill operations, bus service, traffic and street parking, and open markets. Libraries, schools, universities and most tourist attractions will be open. Some museums will be closed as they normally are on Mondays. Exceptions:

  • GOVERNMENT: Federal offices closed; city and state offices open.
  • MAIL: Post offices closed; no regular business or residential delivery; regular (blue) collection box pickup and Express Mail delivered.
  • FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: Most banks, savings and loans, and credit unions closed.