What’s open, closed on Oahu

Want to know what’s open and closed over the Thanksgiving holiday? Here’s your guide to mall hours, attractions and more on Oahu.


>> Federal offices

>> State offices

>> Municipal and county offices

>> All satellite councils and driving license centers


>> Hawaii public schools closed Thanksgiving and Black Friday

>> University of Hawaii System


>> All public libraries and support offices closed on Thanksgiving Day.

>> Open markets are closed Thanksgiving.

>> The Blood Bank of Hawaii will be closed on Thanksgiving, but open on Black Friday.

>> Hawaiian Humane Society (adoption services) closed Thanksgiving, but reopens Black Friday.

>> Municipal golf courses are open.

>> The Neal Blaisdell Center Box Office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.


>> American Savings Bank (all departments and branches closed on Thanksgiving Day)

>> Bank of Hawaii (closed Thanksgiving)

>> Central Pacific Bank (all branches and customer service center closed on Thanksgiving Day)

>> First Hawaiian Bank (closed Thanksgiving)

>> Hawaii National Bank (closed Thanksgiving)

>> Territorial Savings Bank (closed Thanksgiving)

>> Most savings and loans

>> Stock brokers


(Individual store and restaurant hours may vary from mall hours. Please check websites for details.)

>> Ala Moana Center will be closed on Thanksgiving, but select stores and restaurants, including Foodland Farms and Longs Drugs, will be open. The mall is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Black Friday.

>> Kahala Mall will be open on Thanksgiving Day with select merchants offering special hours. The mall is open from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Black Friday, but some stores may open earlier.

>> International Market Place will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thanksgiving and Black Friday, according to its website. Restaurant and store hours may vary.

>> Windward Mall, Pearlridge Center and Ka Makana Alii will be closed on Thanksgiving. Malls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Black Friday.

>> Waikele Premium Outlets will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The mall will be open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Black Friday.


>> Honolulu Zoo

>> Parks and botanical gardens (See website)

>> Waikiki Aquarium offers special Thanksgiving hours (9 am to 2:30 pm)

>> The Bishop Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving, but opens at 9 a.m. on Black Friday


>> TheBus operates on a Sunday schedule (See schedule);

>> There will be emergency medical services, firefighters, rescuers, police;

>> Street parking is free, except for the meters on Kalakaua Avenue along Queen Kapiolani Park, metered parking lots, and meters on specific Waikiki streets (see list here);

>> Traffic: No counterflow cones;

>> Litter will be picked up (Transfer stations, H-POWER and Waimanalo Gulch sanitary landfill open; See more details);

>> US Postal Service offices are closed on Thanksgiving Day.


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