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What's open, closed on Statehood Day

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Friday marks Statehood Day, a holiday for state, judiciary and county offices.

The third Friday of every August marks the day when President Dwight Eisenhower signed the proclamation that made Hawaii's statehood official in 1959.

Here's a look at what's open or closed:

  • Emergency ambulance, fire, lifeguard, and police services will be available.
  • TheBus will operate on a state Holiday schedule. For route and schedule information, please visit thebus.org.
  • Refuse will be collected and transfer stations, convenience centers, H-POWER, and the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill will be open.
  • Parks, municipal golf courses, botanical gardens, and the Honolulu Zoo will be open.
  • The Neal Blaisdell Center box office will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. for the Made In Hawaii Festival 2016.
  • The People's Open Markets will not be held.
  • All Satellite City Halls and Driver Licensing Centers will be closed.
  • On-street parking will be free, except for the meters on Kalakaua Avenue along Queen Kapiolani Park and metered parking lots.
  • Traffic lanes will not be coned for contraflow.

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