What’s open on Oahu is closed

Nov. 24 – Want to know what’s open and closed on Thanksgiving? Here’s your guide to Oahu’s shopping center hours, attractions and more.


>> Federal Offices

>> State Offices

>> City and district offices

>> All satellite town halls and drivers license offices



>> Hawaii public schools closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday

>> University of Hawaii system



>> All public libraries and support offices are closed for Thanksgiving.

>> Open markets are closed on Thanksgiving.

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

>> The Hawaiian Humane Society (Adoption Services) closed Thanksgiving but reopened Black Friday.

>> Municipal golf courses are open.

>> The Neal Blaisdell Center box office is closed on Thanksgiving.



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

>> Bank of Hawaii (closed Thanksgiving)

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

>> First Hawaiian Bank (closed Thanksgiving)

>> Hawaii National Bank (closed Thanksgiving)

>> Territorial Savings Bank (closed Thanksgiving)

>> Most savings and loans

>> Stockbroker



(Opening hours of individual shops and restaurants may differ from shopping mall opening hours. Check websites for details.)

>> The Ala Moana Center is closed on Thanksgiving, but select shops and restaurants such as Foodland Farms and Longs Drugs are open. The mall is open from 8am to 9pm on Black Friday.

>> Kahala Mall is open on Thanksgiving Day with select merchants offering special hours. The mall is open from 8am to 9pm on Black Friday, however some stores may open earlier.

>> The International Market Place will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, according to its website. Restaurant and shop opening times may vary.

>> Windward Mall, Pearlridge Center and Ka Makana Alii are closed on Thanksgiving. Shopping malls are open from 6am to 9pm on Black Friday.

>> The Waikele Premium Outlets are closed on Thanksgiving. The mall is open from 5am to 11pm on Black Friday.



>> Honolulu Zoo

>> Parks and Botanical Gardens (see website)

>> The Waikiki Aquarium offers special Thanksgiving hours (9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

>> The Bishop Museum is closed on Thanksgiving but opens at 9am on Black Friday



>> TheBus operates on a Sunday timetable (Check the timetable);

>> Ambulance services, fire brigade, lifeguards, police services are available;

>> On-street parking is free, except for parking meters on Kalakaua Avenue along Queen Kapiolani Park, metered parking lots, and parking meters on certain Waikiki streets (see list here);

>> Traffic: No counterflow cones;

>> Garbage is collected (reloading stations, H-POWER and the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Dump open; see more details);

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