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Traffic alert for Lantern Floating ceremony at Ala Moana

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

In preparation for Monday's 15th Annual Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony, the organizers of the event would like to inform the public of the following traffic changes surrounding and at Ala Moana Beach Park:

  • The parking lot at Magic Island will be closed to the public on Monday, May 27 from 4 a.m.-10 p.m.

  • Ala Moana Boulevard (Waikiki bound), from Piikoi Street to Atkinson Drive, will be designated a "no parking, tow away" zone on Monday, May 27 from 4:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

  • In the event of a gridlock within Ala Moana Beach Park, the Atkinson Drive and Kamakee Street entrances will have limited access into the park and will be monitored by the Honolulu Police Department.

  • At the end of the ceremony (about 7:30 p.m.), the Honolulu Police Department will provide traffic assistance for the public crossing along Ala Moana Boulevard and at the Atkinson Drive intersection.

You can watch the ceremony live on KGMB from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 27.   

The rebroadcast will be from 6 p.m. to 7p.m. on Saturday, June 8 on KGMB.

The ceremony will also be streaming live on the Hawaii News Now website from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

*** For the first time watch the ceremony on your mobile device! Click this link or download the Hawaii News Now app at the App Store or Google Play.

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