List of Hawaii Events Cancelled, Closed, or Postponed Due to Coronavirus

CANCELED
  • 26th Annual Honolulu Festival
  • 12th annual Art at the Capitol was supposed to be held on Friday, April 3
  • 2020Merrie Monarch Festivalwas supposed to take place on April 12-18
  • Waikiki Aquarium’s 116th birthday celebration was scheduled for March 21
  • St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Salt at Our Kakaako
  • Mayor’s Track Meet on Kauai
  • All private parties, community events, camping, indoor sporting events, and any gatherings of more than 100 people (including private parties) on/or inany Kauai County facility will be canceledbeginning March 16 for up to 60 days
  • John Prine Concert at Blaisdell Concert Hall
  • Kona Community Policing HONOUR Project 
  • 2020 East Honolulu Food & Wine Festival
  • Kaimuki High School annual fundraiser was scheduled for Saturday, March 21
  • East Honolulu Food & Wine Festival was scheduled for April 25
  • PCC’s 2nd Annual AgDay
  • PCC’s 28th Annual World Fireknife Championship
  • Maui Ukulele Lending Program Launch
  • 2020 Iolani Fair
  • PAʻI Foundationʻs two-day Native Artist Professional Development (NAPD) Training
  • Honolulu Fire Department will not participate in community events, provide fire safety presentations, or host museum tours
  • i9 Sports Honolulu: Remaining Winter season games for flag football, soccer, t-ball, and basketball
  • Hawaii Baptist Academy Fun Fair
  • Kahuku High School Junior-Senior Prom, Kailua High School Junior and Senior Proms, Kapolei High School Junior Prom
POSTPONED
  • The 13th Festival of the Pacific Arts and Culture(FESTPAC)
  • Mariah Careyannounced on March 3 that her concert at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena on March 10 will be postponed to Saturday, November 28.
  • 28th Annual Filipino Fiesta
  • 8th Annual Flores de Mayo
  • Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Kai Street Fest
  • 3rd Annual Noodle Fest has been postponed to Summer 2020
  • Prince Kuhio Parade and Hoolaulea
  • Annual Education Week at the Hawaii State Capitol
  • 2020Hapalua, Hawaii’s Half Marathon
  • Kapuuola Hula Festival
  • TLC Hawaii Concert, according to the group they are looking forward to a future concert date in 2021
  • USO Hawaii’s 3rd annual Tribute to the Troops
  • All K-PAL and community relations events
  • 10th Annual Leeward Music Festival has been postponed until October 24
SUSPENDED
  • All Spring 2020 semesterUniversity of Hawaii athletic events
  • Kamehameha Schools’Song Contest
  • Lanakila Pacific is suspending all group recreational services of its Lanakila Kupuna Wellness Centers at all three locations: Wahiawa District Park, Waianae District Park and West Loch Village — beginning March 16
  • All correctional facilitieswill suspend inmate personal visits, effective March 13
  • Tours toKalaupapa National Historical Park
  • The Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) in conjunction with its member leagues – the (BIIF), (ILH), (KIF), (MIL), (OIA) —all interscholastic competition will be suspendedindefinitely, effective March 16
  • Manoa Youth Baseball League
  • 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
  • Hawaii Kai Baseball League
  • The Maunakea Visitor Information Station (VIS) on Hawaiʻi Island will suspend operations starting Sunday March 15
  • The UH 10-campus system announced that large, university-sponsored public events
  • Manoa Experience: April 4—UH Manoa campus
  • UHAdmitted Student Receptions:
    • March 22—Merrimanʻs Waimea; Waimea, Hawaii
    • March 29—Kauai Marriott Resort; Lihue, Kauai
    • March 29—King Kamehameha Golf Club; Wailuku, Maui
    • April 14— Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki
    • April 22—Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki
  • Manoa Scholar-to-Scholar Day: April 17— UH Manoa campus
  • UH Scholarship Brunch: April 18— Waikiki Beach Marriott
  • Iolani School has suspended all on-campus academic operations
CLOSED
How COVID-19 concerns have impacted schools in Hawaii
  • TheUniversity of Hawaii will transition to online classes, which will be effective starting on Monday, March 23.
  • Chaminade Universitywill transition to online classes on March 30, classes will be taught using a distance format for two weeks through April 10.
  • Iolani School announced the cancellation of school-related travel. Iolani School campus will also be closed to just faculty, staff, and students. Visitors will not be allowed on campus for events, including athletic events and also to the Calder Quartet masterclass. This is effective March 13.
  • Mid-Pacific School has extended their Spring Break to March 30 to prepare for the possibility of offering remote delivery of education courses in the elementary, middle and high schools
  • Punahou School has suspended “all school-related travel to and from Level 2 and Level 3 countries until the CDC lowers its travel advisory to Level 2. All programs related to Level 2 and Level 3 countries are also suspended until the CDC lowers its travel advisory to Level 1. This includes summer school enrollment and campus visits by visitors from these countries,” the school said in a statement.
  • As of March 13, the Department of Education says that there are no current plans to close schools or move classes online following spring break. “The Department understands that the decision to close schools would be made only after serious consideration due to its far-reaching impacts and tremendous community disruption.”
  • The DOE advises school events with 100 or more people are not supposed to take place after March 16.
  • Iolani School has suspended all on-campus academic operations and will transition to online classes.
  • St. Ann School and Kamehameha Schools Kapalama have moved up their spring break

The State Health Department released information and guidelines for schools and universities to review.

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