Oahu Updates

UPDATED 2:50PM 05/06/2020

As of May 5, 2020, Governor Ige’s “Stay at Home” order has become a “Safer at Home” order with the phased re-opening of Hawaii’s economy.  Certain businesses and activities can re-open effective Friday, May 15.  CLICK HERE for more info.    

  • This is in addition to previously announced openings (florists, certain real estate services, car dealerships, automated & mobile service providers, services provided one-on-one, and golf courses).

On April 21, Gov. Mayor Caldwell announced the reopening of parks for jogging, running and bike riding effective Saturday, April 25 at 5am and has modified the Stay-At-Home order which has been extended through Sunday, May 31. Residents and visitors will be required to stay at home and work from home, with exceptions made for “essential” businesses and services. Failure to comply with the order will be punishable by fines of up to $5,000 and a year in jail. CLICK HERE for more info.

  • As of May 2,2020, a phased re-opening of some Hawaii State Parks has begun for exercise while maintaining social distancing, and restrictions on gatherings.  See website for more info CLICK HERE

Effective April 20, 2020, mandate for all Honolulu residents to wear non-medical masks or face coverings while out in the public at essential businesses or in public transit until May 31. Exceptions are in financial institutions, for children under 5, or those with pre-existing respiratory conditions.

On April 29, Mayor Caldwell announced that certain businesses will be allowed to open with limitations according to this amended and restated Stay at Home/Work from Home order effective from 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 through 4:30 p.m. on May 18.  CLICK HERE for more info.

The Governor’s has also ordered for Self-Quarantine of ALL Travelers to Hawai‘i (including inter-island travel) for 14 days or duration of trip effective starting  Thursday, March 26, 2020 and is punishable by fines.

 

ALL HAWAI‘I BEACHES CLOSED BY GOVERNOR’S SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION

 

HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION

 

 

UPDATE FOR HAWAII BUSINESSES

 

New HawaiiCOVID19 website from DOH – https://hawaiicovid19.com/

Diagrams depicting the current state of Hawaii according to the Hawaii State Department of Health: CLICK HERE

As this list is very long, if you are looking for a specific name/keyword please search for it by pressing Command + F (on Mac) or CTRL + F (on Microsoft).

 

Filing for Unemployment: The safest, and most efficient way to apply for unemployment benefits is through the new web form. The State will backdate claims and deposit unemployment benefits for eligible individuals that were unable to file their claims due to the overload on the online filing system. CLICK HERE to get started.

New deadlines for bills – CLICK HERE for more details

  • 2019 Income Tax Filing and Payment Deadline Extended to July 20, 2020.
  • Evictions and Foreclosures on hold during pandemic
  • Evictions will not occur until May 31 at the earliest
  • Foreclosures will not occur until April 30 at the earliest
  • Rent Increases will not occur for the duration of emergency period
  • Mortgage Payments and Utility Bills are still ongoing – contact customer service to discuss payment options and schedules to be arranged to help keep payments manageable

Shopping Hours and Kupuna Hours

Many stores (Target, Walmart, Costco) are limiting the amount of customers to 2 people/household in stores to reduce risk of spreading coronavirus on top of requiring everyone to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines.

  • Target– all stores will close at 9 p.m. local time to allow even more time for teams to clean and restock store shelves. Target will reserve the first hour of shopping each Wednesday at stores nationwide for vulnerable guests
  • Foodland – All Foodland, Foodland Farms and Sack N Save stores statewide will serve only seniors during their first hour of business on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Hours 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Daily.
    • Beginning Monday April 13, 2020, shoppers at Foodland must wear masks and only two people per family will be allowed in.
    • Expanding Delivery and Curbside pickup at Foodland Kapolei and SacknSave Stadium, in May the service will be available in Kailua and Mililani
  • Whole Foods – all Whole Foods Market stores in the U.S. and Canada will service customers who are 60 and older one hour before opening to the general public, Open Hours 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Daily.
  • Times Supermarkets will reserve the first hour of its store opening every day for seniors and people with serious chronic medical conditions. The change will go into effect on Friday until further notice.
  • Tamura’s Market will open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:15a to 8 a.m. for seniors (age 60 and older) and an accompanying family member or caregiver.
  • Down to Earth is not strictly enforcing this yet but would like customers to observe that the first hour 7am-8am be reserved for customers over 60yrs of age or with medical conditions. They are open 7am-9pm.
  • Costco – starting Tuesday March 24, special shopping hour for members who are 60+ on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8am-9am, . The pharmacy will also be open during this hour.
    • Effective Friday, April 3, 2020, Costco will allow no more than (2) people to enter the warehouse with each membership card
    • Starting Monday May 4 most Costco locations and gas stations will return to regular hours; Weekdays close at 6:30pm, weekends close at regular times; Gas stations close at 7pm
    • Starting Monday May 4, select stores will be open for kupuna from 9am-10am during weekdays
    • First Responders and Health Care Workers can skip the line.
  • Financial Institutions – American Savings, HSFCU, Bank of Hawaii, Central Pacific Bank, and First Hawaiian Bank– Effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, are reserving the first hour of branch operations for seniors and those living with serious pre-existing conditions
  • Navy Exchange Mall – NEX will open the 2nd floor entrance  1-hour early (8AM-9AM) to provide seniors and the opportunity to shop for essential items.
  • Sam’s Club –  locations nationwide will offer early shopping hours every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for seniors and those with disabilities or compromised immune systems. This includes our Pharmacies, Hearing Aid Centers and Optical Centers.
    • During these special shopping hours, members can shop Sam’s Club without ever leaving their car. From a designated parking location, members in need can place their order from their car. Then, a Sam’s Club associate will grab the items on the list, and the member will use Scan & Go to check out.

Schools

The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) announced that school facilities will remain closed to students through the end of the school year. Traditional, in-school instruction is on hold until schools reopen. Summer School to be held online. CLICK HERE for more info.

Traditional commencement ceremonies at public and charter schools will be replaced with alternative celebrations for the class of 2020 due to safety concerns and social distancing guidance. CLICK HERE for more info from the DOE.

CLICK HERE for more info on Student Loan Forgiveness due to COVID-19.

  • University of Hawaii will transition to online classes, starting on Monday, March 23.
    • all Spring 2020 semester University of Hawaii athletic (events cancelled)
    • all large, university-sponsored public events are cancelled
    • application deadline for the 2020–21 academic year extended to August 1
    • UH plans to resume in-person instruction in August across its 10 campuses
  • Chaminade University will transition to online classes on March 30, classes will be taught using a distance format for two weeks through April 10.
    • Chaminade to resume in-person classes for Fall semester
  • Hawaii Pacific University will transition to online classes, starting on Monday, March 18, also delivering the full 14-week summer semester and the shorter summer terms online With this on-line format, students have the option to remain on campus or return home and finish the term.
    • HPU dropping SAT and ACT requirement in response to coronavirus
    • HPU plans in-person instruction for Fall semester
  • Hawaii Medical College – Effective Monday, March 23, Hawaii Medical College will close the physical campus location in Honolulu until April 30, 2020 and move all existing operations, new student enrollments and classes online.
  • The Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) in conjunction with its member leagues – the (BIIF), (ILH), (KIF), (MIL), (OIA) —all interscholastic competition will be suspended indefinitely, effective March 16
  • Iolani School – online classes begin on Wednesday, March 18, and continue after Spring Break 
    • Iolani School has suspended all on-campus academic operations
  • Kamehameha Schools – resume lessons with remote schooling on March 30, 2020 
  • Mid-Pacific School – campus is closed through April 30, online education starts April 1, 
  • Punahou School extended Spring Break until March 31 and Starting Wednesday, April 1, will implement distance learning across the Junior School and the Academy. There will be no on-campus instruction or school activities. 
  • Saint Louis School spring break extended until March 27, classes start March 30. They are extending its online learning platform to April 30th.
  • La Pietra extends spring break until March 31, online classes April 1-12, students return April 13
  • Hawaii Baptist Academy spring break until March 31, online learning April 1-9, classes resume April 13, campus closed March 18-April 12
  • Le Jardin Academy Spring Break starts March 18 (three days earlier), distance learning begins March 30.
  • Honolulu Waldorf SchoolH is extending its Spring Break through March 27, instruction will resume online education from March 30 until at least April 30th.
  • Damien Memorial School has extended spring break through March 30. The school is also preparing to move to online-only instruction through April 6 if necessary.
  • Maryknoll School will extend its spring break through March 28 and distance learning has been extended through Thursday, April 30th. Events and classes will not meet on March 23 through April 30th.
  • Hawaii Baptist Academy will extend spring break by two days, until March 31, and use online learning through April 9. Classes are set to resume on campus on April 13.
  • Montessori Community School is extending its spring break through March 27.  Distance Learning for all programs begins on March 30, 2020 and will run through May 1, 2020.
  • St. Andrew’s Schools is extending spring break for all three of its campuses and transitioning to online teaching for two of them. The Priory and The Prep will extend spring break through April 1 and will go online. Queen Emma Preschool will be on spring break through April 3.

Resources for Keiki/Ohana/Kupuna in Need 

CLICK HERE for the Oahu Food Assistance Finder for keiki, families, kupuna from the Hawaii FoodBank website 

  • Hawaii Food Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic –  This interactive map by HIGICC shows the locations of CSAs, Farmerʻs markets, and other locally grown food resources in the County of Honolulu that are still operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Hawaii FoodBank –  Starting April 30, emergency food assistance distribution available twice a week through the next several weeks .  See website for locations and schedule.
  • PATCH (Oahu – 808-839-1988), the state’s designated Child Care Resource and Referral Agency, worked with licensed and registered providers to determine who is still operating and providing care for keiki of essential workers.  CLICK HERE for the list of programs now available.
  • Hawaii Children’s Action Network – Hawaii COVID-19 Resources available. Search a map with filters for food for keiki, kupuna, child care, etc.  CLICK HERE to get started.
  • Kama’aina Kids – offer child care for infants through preschool, but also add support services to school aged children to families in essential service roles. CLICK HERE for more info.
  • Hawaii Meals on Wheels ‘Show Aloha Challenge’ involves 10 restaurants that will be making 60 meals/day for our Kupunas.  The goal is to deliver 7,600 meals to seniors at their homes from Monday, March 30, through Wednesday, April 8, 2020.  Seniors who would like to sign up for the meal delivery service may call St. Francis Healthcare System at (808) 547-6501 or CLICK HERE.
  • The Hawaii State Department of Education will be implementing the​​Seamless Summer Option(SSO) program. During the extended Spring Break, 38 Hawaii Public Schools offering free Breakfast and Lunch period to children who are 18 years or younger.  CLICK HERE for more info!
  • Drive Thru Free Lunch – In Kaneohe at 47-200 Waihee Rd. Pick Up Monday-Friday at 11:30am from March 30-April 30. For more info contact (808) 239-5777, or CLICK HERE.
  • Kupuna Needs Project – Service for those 62 years of age and older. Call (808)202-0820 or CLICK HERE for more info.
  • Free breakfasts and lunches will be available for pick up at Kauluwela and Palolo Elementary Schools in an effort to provide meals to students while schools are shut down due to COVID-19. Public school students 18 years old and younger can pick up breakfast from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday.  This initiative is a joint effort by the Island Insurance Foundation, Marcus Mariota’s Motiv8 Foundation, ABC Stores, and Bamboo Catering, and is led by Keith Amemiya.
  • Honolulu YMCA extends Grab-and-Go free meal distribution for kids through June 30th.  CLICK HERE for more info.
    • Also offering Childcare for essential workers – CLICK HERE
  • Palama Settlement – FREE Lunches for Keiki during school closures from March 30-April 30, their emergency food pantry is to remain open during the statewide Stay-At-Home Order. All other Palama Settlement programs are canceled until further notice. For more info, CLICK HERE.
  • Keiki Free Grab & Go: Until April 7, free Breakfast and Lunch Pickups (Located in Waianae & Makaha Areas) CLICK HERE for more info.
  •  Salvation Army – The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division is providing emergency food boxes, meals-to-go, and emotional and spiritual support at a variety of locations. For more info, CLICK HERE.
  • Malama Meals – Mālama Meals program mission is to provide food security to individuals and communities in need  by distributing nourishing, freshly made meals and supplies prepared under strict health and safety protocols.  Phone their call center at (808) 952-9796 or CLICK HERE for more info.
  • ALOHA HARVEST nonprofit that rescues quality donated food & delivers it free of charge to social service agencies feeding the hungry in Hawai’i.
    • Free lunch DHHL Quarry in Waimanalo Weekdays from 11:30am until out – more info CLICK HERE
    • Free food drop off for Kūpuna and the community Every Friday in April 2020, from 12-3:30pm at 653 Ala Moana Blvd, more info CLICK HERE
  • KEY Project Drive Thru Free Lunch – In Kaneohe at 47-200 Waihee Rd. Pick Up Monday-Friday at 11:30am from March 30-April 30. For more info contact (808)239-5777, or CLICK HERE.
  • SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER(808) 682-5505
    • Distributing 2437 meals per week and 350 Kroc Cares Kits (food bags) per week – serving kupuna, keiki and families in need from Kapolei, Makakilo, Nanakuli out to the Waianae Coast
  • OUR KUPUNA  – Assisting Kupuna in buying groceries, food, prescriptions and other needs to help them stay home. To request service visit our website or call 808-400-4506.
  • KUPUNA KOKUA  – Resources, and grocery delivery for our kupuna on O’ahu.  Sign up to volunteer!
  • SENIOR FOOD BOX PROGRAM by Hawaii Food Bank
    • Distributing food boxes to improve the health of seniors with low income. For residents of City and County of Honolulu, 60+, income requirements. Call 808-954-7868 or visit their website.
  • HELP IS ON THE WAY – Help is On the Way is a new Hawaii nonprofit that offers free delivery services for kupuna and others in need.  Contact us at HiHelpIsOnTheWay@gmail.com to apply for the program’s services or visit their website.  Volunteers needed!
  • Medical-Legal Partnership for Children (MLPC) Find materials related to COVID-19 Public Benefits & SNAP Issues. These materials include step-by-step walk throughs of the application and update process along with a comprehensive FAQs section detailing specific questions surrounding these circumstances.
  • Hawaii Public Housing Authority – For those who have been laid off, HPHA is also waiving their “minimum rent” — the least a public housing household can pay for a unit.  They are also distributing free masks along with cleaning supplies and meals to its tenants.
  • Feeding Hawaii Together –  Food pantry is distributing free food to a growing number of people who have registered with the non-profit for assistance.  To register and place orders, go to their website or call 888-0778.
  • Touch a Heart Kupuna and Family Meal Program available on Wednesdays (beginning March 25) and Saturdays (beginning April 18) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kalihi Union Church.  Our weekly meal service will help those who are having difficulty accessing food as well provide on-the-job training to our culinary students and employment for our graduate apprentices, while limiting contact as much as possible.
  • Child Care Connection Hawaii – federal subsidy program helping families pay for child care in Hawaii.  Income eligibility limits have been lifted for those affected by COVID-19.
  • Parents and Children Together Hawaii (PACT) – serving keiki and families to provide the services they need to keep them safe, healthy, and able to withstand the social and economic impacts of the virus.  Visit their website for community resources on food assistance, domestic and child abuse, and unemployment.
  • Mediation Center of the Pacificoffers services to help people talk negotiate and resolve conflict.  For those unable to afford rent right now, the center offers free mediation with landlords.

Donations Needed!

  • Respond With Aloha – Kanu Hawai‘i and state, county, business and civil society partners through the Hawai‘i Green Growth network are collaborating on an effort to connect organizations that provide services with those communities and individuals in need during this COVID-19 pandemic. Service providers and volunteers can register by CLICKING HERE.
  • Queens Medical Center asking for masks (now asking for homemade masks) and other medical equipment donations – CLICK HERE for more info 
  • Domestic Violence Action Center – Hawaii domestic violence victims’ advocates have been working nonstop to help survivors stay safe since the state’s stay-at-home order went into effect. CLICK HERE to see how a Gift for Peace of $2 can make a difference.
  • Blood Bank of Hawaii is in need of donations, to see locations/times of pop up donation drives CLICK HERE
  • Salvation Army – The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands is providing food baskets and meals-to-go for island communities in Hawaii and Guam. Urgent monetary donations and PPE donations are essential to sustain ever-growing needs – CLICK HERE for how to help.
  • KO‘OLAU DISTILLERY has the capability to legally distill alcohol is shifting production towards producing the base for hand sanitizer that will be provided free of charge to first responders, health workers, and essential civil service personnel. You can donate
    • Spray bottles (preferably the 2-ounce or 4-ounce variety)
    • Food-grade Glycol or food-grade Glycerin
    • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Hawaiian Humane Society- As a shelter, the Humane Society has the responsibility to provide the best, most humane care for the animals entrusted to us, and to look after the well-being of the people who make this care possible. Even with program adjustments in light of guidance from public health officials, adoptions are held on appointment basis, emergency fosters, donations to the pet bank are still needed. CLICK HERE to see how you can help!

Support Local Farms!

  • Farm to Car – Customers can pre-order local farm products online then pick-up their order with minimal personal contact. The program will begin Wednesday, April 1 for the Honolulu Farmers’ Market at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center from 10 a.m. to noon. The program will then be expanded to other locations across O’ahu.  CLICK HERE to sign up and start shopping!
  • Go Farm Hawaii – Directory of where to find local produce and resources for farmers for Community Supported Agriculture Boxes and Fresh Produce with Online Ordering, Farm Pick-up or Delivery.  CLICK HERE to get started!
  • Windward Mall Farmers Market  – To better serve the community, Windward Mall is re-opening its weekly Farmers Market. Market operator, Hanawahine Farms, will implement additional safety measures and social distancing protocols. Farmers Market hours are as follows: Wednesdays from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Sundays from 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Waipahu Festival Marketplace –  open daily 8am-2pm. They are monitoring visitors to keep social distancing through the back entrance, so come in through the back entrance.
  • FarmLovers Markets – At Ward Village, Pearlridge, Waimea Valley Oahu and Kailua Town, they will be open at their regular times.

Modified Hours

  • TheBus – Starting 04/01/20, they will be operating on State Holiday Schedule, on all regular weekdays, Monday-Friday, until further notice.  Regular Saturday, Sunday service will operate on the weekends.
  • Malls (keep in mind, most national brands have closed their doors):
    • Windward Mall new hours will be Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.
    • International Marketplace – daily 11am-8pm; store and restaurant hours may vary
    • Ka Makana Ali’i – modified Monday-Saturday 11am-8pm, Sunday 11am-6pm
    • Kahala Mall, Koko Marina, Kunia Shopping Center, Pearl Highlands, – contact individual stores and restaurants for hours of operation
  • Walmart is cutting back store hours. Stores usually open 24/7 are now open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Walmart is launching a Pickup hour for people most at-risk for COVID-19 at select pickup store locations, from 7 to 8 a.m.
  • Sam’s Club hours will be shifted to 9 am – 8 pm, Monday – Saturday. Sunday hours will remain 10 am – 6 pm.
  • The Blood Bank of Hawaii canceled all of their upcoming blood drives in Hawaii, but is still taking donations (Beginning Monday 3/23) at their main Young Street location
  • Ben Franklin Crafts closing one hour early until further notice
  • T-mobile most stores closed but few open from 10am-6pm local time
  • Sprint Mon-Sat  11a-6p, Sun 12p-5p
  • Hawaiian Humane Society by appointment only Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • City Mill – Monday-Saturday 7am-6pm, Sunday 8am-5pm
  • Catholic Charities Hawai‘i – all clients are required to schedule an appointment via email or phone in advance
  • New burial rules in effect at the National Cemetery of the Pacific.  The cemetery has also halted all military funeral honors and committal services.
    •  Anyone who wishes to watch a ceremony must stay inside their cars or along the curbside near their cars.
  • The five Honolulu Botanical Gardens are scheduled to reopen for passive use on Friday, May 1.

Closed until further notice

Restaurants, Bars and Nightclubs will have to be closed for dine-in customers and provide drive-thru, take out, or delivery in effect until April 30. This complies with the Mayor’s Stay at Home Order and Governor Ige’s State of Emergency Proclamation.

  • Malls and Department Stores:
    • Royal Hawaiian Center – Closed through April 30. Restaurants have curbside pickup and delivery
    • Ala Moana– Restaurants have take-out and delivery options
    • Pearlridge Center – Closed until further notice
    • Ward Village closed through Thursday, April 30, 2020
    • Macy’s, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, and Bloomingdales 
    • Ross Dress for Less, TJ Maxx, and Marshalls
    • Waikele Premium Outlet
    • Ohana Hale Marketplace closed as of April 6, 2020
  • All public events at the Hawaii State Capitol, Hawaii State Art Museum, Washington Place, and other facilities that the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) manages
  • All state parks, monuments, libraries, waysides, lookouts, historical sites and recreation areas on Oahu and Kauai, as well as 13 state parks on Maui, Hawaii Island and Molokai until further notice
    • All city parks, city pools, and municipal golf courses until April 30
      • as of May 2,2020 phased re-opening of Hawaii State Parks to begin.  see website for more info CLICK HERE
    • Library material due dates and holds have been automatically extended.
  • The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific or Punchbowl is open for interment services and visitation, but all ceremonies are postponed through April.
  • KCC Farmers Market closed until April 13, 2020
    • Several popular farmers markets (on hold for now)
  • Gyms (many offering FREE Live-Stream Workouts): 24 Hour Fitness,Planet Fitness, UFC, YMCA (closed until 03/29)
  • Entertainment:
    • Movie theaters: Regal and Consolidated are closed
    • Blue Note Hawaii – closed until April  20, 2020
    • Hawaiian Brian’s – live streaming shows on FB!
    • Blaisdell Center and Box office closed until April 30, 2020
      • Blaisdell Box Office to offer refunds for shows affected by COVID-19 pandemic – see website for more info
    • BAMP Project/The Republik: closed until April 30th (tickets to postponed shows to be honored on new date)
    • Aloha Stadium events, including the swap meet (suspended until May 14)
  • Financial Institutions:
    • Territorial Savings Bank will temporarily suspend Saturday banking hours effective immediately. Our branches will remain open and maintain their regular banking hours Monday – Friday.
    • American Saving Bank – Certain branches will be temporarily closed. Check their website to see yet available branches.
    • Bank of Hawaii – some locations will be temporarily closed across Hawaii beginning Wednesday, March 25. Check website for open locations.
    • First Hawaiian Bank Pearlridge has closed as of March 16
    • Hawaii National Bank – Effective Wednesday, April 1, 2020,will be temporarily closing the Airport, Hilo, and Kihei Branches . Bishop Street Branch remains temporarily closed.
  • Travel suspensions:
    • Boyd Gaming to temporarily close all Nevada properties due to gov. Sisolak’s order. With that Vacations Hawaii is suspending all Vegas charter departures March 18 through April 30th. Anyone traveling prior to May 1, 2020 will get a full refund.
    • Hawaiian Airlines – Suspending most flights in preparation for a 14-day government quarantine order for all Hawai‘i arrivals
    • Southwest – will continue Neighbor Island flights; limit mainland route to Oakland to Honolulu
    • Mokulele Airlines – adjusted schedule and reduced to 54 daily departure flights to all serviced airports from April 1 to May 13
    • Ko Olina will shut down operations at its hotels including the Four Seasons, Disney’s Aulani, the Ko Olina Golf Club and Ko Olina Marina.
    • Hale Koa Hotel is also closed.
    • Prince Resorts Hawaii -which manages the Prince Waikiki, Hawaii Island’s Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort- is temporarily suspending operations until April 30.
    • Disney’s Aulani begins closing Tuesday, March 24.
    • The Kahala Hotel & Resort has suspended all operations until May 1, 2020
    • Halekulani Corp. announced it was temporarily closing Halekulani and Halepuna Waikiki through April 30.
    • Major Cruise Ship closures – including but not limited to Carnival Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise, and Line Royal Caribbean
  • The city is suspending all in-person customer service transactions with the public, including driver licensing, state ID cards and dealer drop-off services. This includes Driver licensing, State ID, motor vehicle registrations and dealer drop off services.
    • DRIVER LICENSING CENTERS AND SATELLITE CITY HALLS ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
      • REAL ID deadline pushed to 2021
      • Expiration of driver’s licenses, CDLs, and state ID cards extended by 90 days.
      • Safety check certificates and stickers expiring on or before May 31, 2020, will remain valid until August 31, 2020.
    • State officials also announced they will extend state corporate and personal income tax filing deadlines from April 20 to July 20.
      • Federal officials announced an extension of the federal tax filing deadline last week.
  • Bishop Museum
  • Dole Plantation
  • Waikiki Aquarium
  • Waikiki Zoo
  • Ice Palace
  • Sea Life park
  • Iolani Palace
  • Pearl Harbor National Memorial
  • Hanauma Bay
  • Hawaiian Mission Houses
  • Polynesian Culture Center closed until April 30, 2020, includes Pounder’s Restaurant at Hukilau Marketplace
  • Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center
  • Lanakila Pacific is suspending all group recreational services of its Lanakila Kupuna Wellness Centers at all three locations
  • Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center
  • Goodwill locations are closed, asks community to hold off on donations
  • All correctional facilities have suspended inmate personal visits.
  • Hawaiian Electric payment centers are closed but disconnections are suspended through May 17
  • All private golf courses and private sports facilities on Oahu to close as of April 1, 2020
  • U.S. Army bases in Hawaii are restricting all non-essential visitors due to social distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic starting April 1, 2020
  • Lanikai parking restrictions on streets or shoulder lanes from April 6 through April 30, 2020

Postponed /Cancelled Local Events

Blaisdell Box Office to offer refunds for shows affected by COVID-19 pandemic – see website for more info CLICK HERE

  • Lea Salonga concert postponed to Oct. 23 and Oct. 24 (tickets to postponed shows to be honored on new date)
  • Hall&Oates concert postponed to Oct. 23 (tickets to postponed shows to be honored on new date)
  • BAMP Project/The Republik: closed until April 30th (tickets to postponed shows to be honored on new date)
  • Annual HIFF Spring Showcase postponed until the end of August 2020.
  • Honolulu Ekiden (canceled)
  • Hawaii Theatre shows and events scheduled for March and April are being rescheduled to dates later in the year
  • Mariah Carey postponed until November 28
  • HOT Salome (canceled)
  • HSO performances all cancelled until May 2020
  • Monster X Tour postponed
  • 28th Annual Filipino Fiesta (canceled)
  • 8th Annual Flores de Mayo (canceled)
  • 12th annual Art at the Capitol (canceled)
  • 2020 East Honolulu Food & Wine Festival (canceled)
  • 2020 Iolani Fair (canceled)
  • Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Kai Street Fest (canceled)
  • Diana Ross concert (canceled)
  • Mid-Pacific Road Runners Club Windward Half Marathon (canceled)
  • Prince Kuhio Parade and Hoolaulea in Kapolei (postponed)
  • Merrie Monarch Festival (canceled)
  • Mariah Carey concert (postponed until Nov. 28)
  • All University of Hawaii sporting events (canceled)
  • St. Patrick’s Day block party in Downtown Honolulu (canceled)
  • Festival of the Pacific Arts & Culture (postponed)
  • Prince Kuhio Parade and Hoolaulea in Kapolei (postponed)
  • Iolani Fair (canceled)
  • Hawaii Kai Carnival (canceled)
  • Waikiki Spam Jam (canceled)
  • Shinnyo-En Floating Lantern Ceremony postponed to 2021
  • 13th Festival of the Pacific Arts and Culture (postponed)
  • Kawaii Kon and Comic Con Hawaii has been postponed to August 7 to August 9, 2020
  • Jersey Boys (postponed)
  • 3rd Annual Noodle Fest has been postponed to Summer 2020
  • 43rd annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards (postponed)
  • Summer Fun Program on hold indefinitely
  • 2020 King Kamehameha Celebration Events Cancelled
  • 50th Ukulele Festival Cancelled

Postponed /Cancelled National Events

  • NASCAR races (canceled)
  • NCAA (canceled)
  • Boston Marathon (postponed)
  • Coachella (postponed to October)
  • SXSW (cancellation)
  • Burning Man (cancelled, going virtual)
  • StageCoach (postponed to October)
  • Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) postponed to October 2020
  • Rolling Loud postponed to 2021
  • Ultra Music Festival (postponed to 2021)
  • Broadway shows (shutting down indefinitely)
  • NBA and NHL season (suspended)
  • E3 (cancelled)
  • PGA Tour (canceled)
  • MLB (start of season delayed)
  • MLS season put on hold, US Soccer team matches canceled
  • March Madness (canceled)
  • XFL (suspended play)
  • Tennis: ATP and WTA tours (suspended)
  • Tokyo Summer Olympics postponed to July 23, 2021
  • Kentucky Derby postponed to September 5, 2020
  • VidCon (cancelled)
  • 2020 Billboard Music Awards postponed
  • Cannes, Tribeca, and other film festivals postponed along with movie production/releases
  • WrestleMania 36 will go on as a pay-per-view event without a live audience
  • UFC has cancelled its UFC Fight Nights set for March 21, March 28, April 11 and April 18
  • 2020 Masters Tournament postponed to November 2020
  • The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format on April 23-25, 2020 on ESPN and the NFL Network.
  • San Diego Comic Con cancelled
  • 2020 Little League World Series Cancelled
  • Scripps National Spelling Bee Cancelled
  • 27th Rim of the Pacific 2020 postponed to August 17-31 and will be at-sea only
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