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Cancellations, closures and changes due to Hurricane Lester

Here’s a list of closures, cancellations and changes due to Hurricane Lester. This list will be updated.


All public schools on Maui will close at noon Friday.

University of Hawaii Maui College and all other UH facilities in Maui County will close Friday at noon and all events and classes are canceled after noon and Saturday.


Hawaii Theatre Center is canceling events scheduled for Sept. 3 and 4.

Saturday’s OIA high schools football games are rescheduled to Monday, including the Aloha Stadium doubleheader.

Saturday’s Farmers Market at Kapiolani Community College canceled.

Maui Swap Meet on the UH-Maui College campus canceled.

Okinawan Festival, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at Kapiolani Park, canceled.

Gore Vidal’s play “The Best Man,” scheduled to open Friday at The Actors’ Group, rescheduled for Sept. 9.

Aloha Festivals Royal Court investiture and opening scheduled for Saturday rescheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Royal Hawaiian Center’s Royal Grove.

Sunset on the Beach event featuring films about humpback whales at Hilton Hawaiian Village relocated indoors to the Coral Ballroom, Rooms 4 and 5. Ticket holders for the public event must re-register at

The Oahu Walk to End Alzheimer’s, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been rescheduled for Oct. 22 at Moanalua Gardens.

The Miss Hawaii Chinatown Scholarship Pageant scheduled for Saturday at Hawaii Theatre has been canceled. A new date is expected.


Maui VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic closed at noon Friday.

State courthouses and judiciary offices in Maui County close noon Friday, including district courts on Molokai and Lanai, the Children’s Justice Center, Office of the Public Guardian, and the Driver’s Education Office. Deadlines extended for any Maui County court matters with a filing or hearing date of Friday; all documents due during the court closure will be considered timely if filed by the close of business on Tuesday.


Haleakala National Park will close 8 p.m. Friday until further notice. Closure includes all backcountry areas and sunrise operations for Saturday.

Hana Bay closed Friday and Saturday.

State parks: Open for Labor Day weekend. On Maui, camping and lodging facilities closed. On Oahu, camping areas closed Friday night. If storm warnings are lifted either Friday night or early Saturday morning, email notifications will be sent out to about 85 Oahu camping permittees alerting them that camping permits will allow them to camp starting Saturday night.

State Division of Forestry and Wildlife: On Maui, alll forest reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, natural area reserves and Na Ala Hele hiking trails remain closed.

Makapuu tidepools trail closed.


HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union’s Kahului and Kihei branches closed Saturday.

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