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41st ANNUAL PAN-PACIFIC MATSURI HOOLAULEA

June 7, 2024 Friday
5:30 PM Road Closes 12:00 AM Road Reopens

The event is expected to have 10,000 + participants. Lane closures begin at 12noon for setup. The event will close all traffic lanes/sidewalk areas on Kalakaua Avenue, from Seaside Ave. to Uluniu Ave. Traffic will be diverted at 5:30pm.

SHINNYO-EN LANTERN FLOATING CEREMONY (TORO NAGASHI)

May 27, 2024 Monday
6:30 PM Road Closes 9:30 PM Road Opens

The event is expected to have 30,000+ participants in Ala Moana Beach Park. Various traffic controls in and around Ala Moana Park may be implemented as early as 6 am. Ewa Entrance will be closed to inbound traffic.

LEAHI FESTIVAL

May 11, 2024 Saturday
2:00 PM Road Closes 12:00 AM Road Reopens

The event is expected to have 10,000+ participants. The event will close Kalakaua Avenue., all lanes and sidewalk areas from Seaside Ave. to Uluniu Ave. Lane closures start at 12:30 pm for set up

45th ANNUAL VISITOR INDUSTRY CHARITY WALK

May 4, 2024 Saturday
6:00 AM Road Closes 12:00 PM Road Reopens

t will start at Ala Moana Park's McCoy Pavilion Key Hole area, clockwise around Ala Moana Park, to Ala Moana Blvd. to Kalakaua Ave. at Seaside Ave. to turnaround at Ohua Ave., to Kalakaua Ave. makai side ewa bound direction, to Lewers St., to to Kalia Rd., to Ala Moana Blvd.to end at Ala Moana Park's

WAIKIKI SPAM JAM STREET FESTIVAL

April 27, 2024 Saturday
1:30 PM Road Closes 12:00 AM Road Reopens

The event is expected to have 25,000+ participants. Lane closures begin at 12:30 pm for setup. The event will close Kalakaua Avenue, all traffic lanes/sidewalk areas, from Seaside Ave. to Liliuokalani Ave.

New pedestrian walkway in Ala Moana

After nearly two years of construction, both sides of Hawaii’s newest elevated pedestrian walkway are finally connected over Ala Moana Boulevard

HAPALUA HONOLULU HALF MARATHON

April 14, 2024 Sunday
4:00 AM Lanes Close 11:00 AM Lanes Reopen

The event is expected to have 10,000+ runners. It will start on Kalakaua Ave., near Dukes Statue, head Ewa on Kalakaua Ave., to Kapiolani Blvd., to Atkinson Dr., to Ala Moana Blvd. mauka side, turn around at Fort St. Mall, to Ala Moana Blvd., makai side., to Kalakaua Ave., to Monsarrat Ave., to Paki Ave., to Diamond Head Road, to Paikau St., to Kahala Ave., to Diamond Head Rd., to Kalakaua Ave., to end at Honolulu Marathon finish line.

SALUTE TO YOUTH PARADE

April 3, 2024 Wednesday
6:00 PM Road Closes 8:00 PM Road Reopens

The event will have 500 marchers, 15 vehicles, 5 floats, 10 bands. It will start at Ft. DeRussy, to Kalakaua Ave., kkhd on Kalakaua Ave., to Monsarrat Ave to end at Queen Kapiolani Park.

The Hawaii State Bird is No Longer Considered Endangered

The Nene Goose is considered a “conservation success story” as it was downgraded a few years ago from Endangered to Near Threatened.

Waikkiki Aquarium celebrates 120 years

The Waikiki Aquarium opened its doors on March 19, 1904. Known at that time as the Honolulu Aquarium, it is the second oldest aquarium in the United States.
For its 120th anniversary, the Waikiki Aquarium is hosting two days of celebration.