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The Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) will close public schools through Friday, Aug. 8 on Hawaii Island.
State offices on Hawaii Island will close at noon tomorrow, Aug. 7, and remain closed all day Friday, Aug. 8.
The University of Hawai'i at Hilo and Hawai'i Community College, along with its West Hawai'i Education Center on Hawai'i Island will be closed all day on Thursday, Aug. 7 and Friday, Aug. 8.
Kanu o ka 'aina and Malamapokii Preschool will be closed to all on Thursday, Aug. 7 and Friday, Aug. 8 due to the pending storm. All KALO and KANU afterschool and evening programs as well as community programs scheduled at Kauhale ‘Oiwi o Puukapu located at 64-1043 Hi‘iaka Street, Kamuela, Hawaii are canceled.
PACT Head Start classrooms on Hawaii Island closed this Thursday, Aug. 7 and Friday, Aug. 8.
Kamehameha Schools announced that all its educational programs and offices on Hawaii Island will be closed on both Thursday at 2 p.m. and Friday this week, in anticipation of Hurricane Iselle. This includes the campus at Keaau, KS Preschools island-wide, Resource Centers in West and East Hawaii, and other business sites.
Kaiser Permanente will be closing all Big Island facilities at noon on Thursday. Pending facility assessments Friday morning, Big Island facilities will open for appointments at 10 a.m. The Mobile Health Vehicle will be closed Thursday and Friday.
State Courthouses and Judiciary Offices on Hawaii Island will be closed beginning at noon on Thursday, Aug. 7 through Friday, Aug. 8.
Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will close all of its managed lands, including forest reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, natural area reserves, Na Ala Hele hiking trails, game management areas, including Keanakolu cabins, Ainapo hiking trail, Muliwai trail and Waimanu valley campground until further notice. DOFAW has suspended issuing camping permits.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will close all back country areas and certain roads in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, effective 6 p.m. Wednesday evening. Kilauea Visitor Center and Jaggar Museum will close at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8.
More than a dozen high school football games are canceled across the state. Click here for the most updated list.
Five First Hawaiian Bank branches on the Big Island – Hilo, Kamuela, Kealakekua, Kona and Waikoloa -- will be open Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to assist customers. The Pahoa, Kamehameha, and Honokaaa branches will remain closed Friday.Both of Central Pacific Bank's (CPB) branches on the Big Island will be closing early on Thursday, Aug. 7. The Hilo and Kailua-Kona branches will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and all other CPB branches will remain open for normal business hours.
The Hakalau and Paauilo Post Offices, both located on the Hamakua Coast will not open for business Friday, according to the United States Postal Service. Mail delivery and retail operations will resume Friday at all other Big Island Post Offices as soon as it is safely possible to do so.
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is closed Friday in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Iselle, park officials said.
Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center will open for business at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8. Friday’s regularly scheduled farmer’s market and all weekend stage events have been canceled.
Maui DOFAW will close all of its managed lands, including forest reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, natural area reserves, Na Ala Hele hiking trails, game management areas (including Lanai GMA); this closure also affects Polipoli State Park (persons with camping permits are being notified).
The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Hawaii Hunter Education Program classes scheduled this week on August 7 and 9, 2014 have been canceled, due to the closure of Baldwin High School on Maui because of arriving tropical storms Iselle and Julio. Pre-registered students will be re-registered in September and October classes.More than a dozen High School football games are canceled across the state. Click here for the most updated list.
All Bank of Hawaii branches (on Maui, Lanai and Molokai) will be closed starting Thursday, Aug. 7, at 2 p.m. Call center operations, based in Kapolei on Oahu, will remain open to assist customers. Online banking and ATM services will continue to operate unless power interruptions are experienced.
All County of Maui landfills will be closed all Thursday and Friday.
No residential refuse collection service on Friday. Residents are reminded to remove their trash bins from the curb or road on Thursday and to properly secure the bins to prevent damage.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is closed all day Thursday.
Parents And Children Together (PACT) Early Head and Head Start classrooms on Maui will be closed all day Friday.Planned Parenthood Health centers will be closed Friday.Kahului HMSA offices will close at 2 p.m.
Hawaiian Airlines moved its Maui-Los Angeles flight up by nearly 5 hours and cancelled evening flights in Hilo, Kona, and Maui on Thursday.
Honolulu-Star Advertiser will not be delivered to Hawaii, Maui, Molokai and Lanai on Friday. Delivery will resume on Saturday, including Friday and Saturday editions. Deliveries to Oahu and Kauai including the Garden Island are expected to be completed as normally scheduled with isolated minor delays.
All state highway roadwork is suspended from Thursday night through Sunday on the Big Island, Maui and Oahu. HDOT also advises motorists taht the ZipperLane will not be opend and Freeway Service Patrol will not be in use on Friday.
All Central Pacific Bank branches on Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island will be closed on Friday.
All American Savings Bank branches statewide will close at 4 p.m. today and remain closed through Friday.
Kama'aina Kids A+/BC sites will remain closed until further notice.
All Public Libraries and support offices statewide will be closed on Friday.
Maui Ocean Center will be closed on Friday.
Maui Post Offices will be closed on Friday.
Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union will be closed on Friday.
Servco Pacific Inc. will close all of its automotive, home appliance and insurance retail locations and corporate offices statewide on Friday.
Maui Electric Customer Service office will be closed Friday, August 8th. For emergency electric safety tips, visit www.mauielectric.com.
All HMSA offices will be closed Friday.
All USPS postal facilities on Maui, Molokai and Lanai remain closed.
The following American Savings Bank branches will open Friday at 11:00 a.m. and close at 5 p.m.:
ASB’s other non-branch services such as ATM access, online and mobile banking continue to remain available.All Pearl Harbor Federal Credit Union locations will be closed on Friday.
The Battleship Missouri Memorial will extend its closure through Saturday, Aug. 9.
The Hanalei refuse transfer station is not accepting green waste at least until Tuesday due to the facility reaching its permitted capacity.
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