List of Closures and Cancellations Due to Hurricane Ana

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***Updated at 7:02 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17.***

The following events have been cancelled due to the impending approach of Hurricane Ana:

  • KBIG FM’s Breast Walk Ever, originally scheduled for Saturday at Queen Lili’uokalani Gardens in Hilo
  • County of Hawai’i Department of Parks and Recreation’s Mayor’s Health Fest and Keiki Triathlon, originally set for Saturday at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium and Old Kona Airport Park.
  • Kona Commons Fall Fashion show, scheduled for Saturday. It has been rescheduled to Nov. 1.
  • Pana’ewa Zoo Playground re-opening, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. More time needed to install turf safety system due to rainy weather.
  • State Department of Health’s free workshop on “Unexploded Military Ordnance,” originally scheduled for Friday at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Hotel.
  • Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge Open House, scheduled for Saturday.
  • Puna Hongwanji Mission Rummage Sale postponed. It has been moved to Saturday, Oct. 25.
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is closed on Friday
  • Family Peace Walk & Vigil, initially scheduled for 4 pm Friday in Hilo and Kona.
  • KTA Puainako’s Pharmacy Wellness Fair, originally scheduled for Saturday.
  • E Malama Mau I Ka Hula Festival in Hilo. It will be rescheduled for a later date.
  • West Hawaiʻi Explorations Academy’s Kanikapila Jam and Hoʻolauleʻa, scheduled for Saturday. It has been moved to Saturday, Nov. 1.
  • Keauhou Shopping Center Friday Night Hula Show has been scrapped.
  • Paradise Roller Girls Battle of the Islands 2014, originally set for Friday and Saturday, will be rescheduled sometime in mid-November.
  • Rotary of Kona’s Project Compassion, initially scheduled for Sunday. There is a possibility that the event will be rescheduled.
  • Honomu Henjoji Mission’s rummage sale, originally set for Saturday, has now been moved to Nov. 15.
  • Volcano Art Center Gallery will be closed on Friday and will likely reopen at Noon Saturday.
  • HPA’s Pumpkin Patch, scheduled for Sunday, has been moved to Oct. 26.
  • Rotary Oktoberfest, originally scheduled for Friday, has been pushed back to Nov. 15.
  • Duke Aiona & Elwin Ahu rally, scheduled for Friday in Hilo, was cancelled.
  • Keauhou Farmers Market, scheduled for Saturday, is cancelled.

Friday School Closures

  • All Big Island public schools.
  • St. Joseph School.
  • Kamehameha Schools Hawai’i Campus and all Hawai’i Island preschools.
  • ʻOhana Keiki Preschool in Kona.
  • Ke Ana La`ahana Public Charter School in Keaukaha.
  • Waimea Country School


  • UH-Hilo men’s and women’s soccer matches, scheduled for Saturday afternoon against Chaminade, have been cancelled. Rescheduled for Nov. 6 at UHH.
  • All BIIF Sporting events (Volleyball, Cheerleading, Football) and practices cancelled starting Thursday.
    • Cheerleading championships will be rescheduled for Oct. 22 at Waiakea HS
    • All VB matches will not be made up
    • All semifinal football games will be played next week: Keaau at Hilo (Friday, 7 p.m. at Wong Stadium), Honokaa at Kamehameha-Hawaii (Friday, 7 p.m.), Hawaii Prep at Konawaena (Friday, 7:30 p.m.), Waiakea at Kealakehe (JV at 5 p.m., Varsity at 7:30 p.m.)


  • Young Brothers
    • Saturday sail from Honolulu to Hilo has been rescheduled for Friday evening.
      • Young Brothers projects that the U.S. Coast Guard will not close the Port of Hilo.
    • Thursday Sail from Honolulu to Kawaihae has been rescheduled for Friday evening.
      • Y.B. projects that the U.S. Coast Guard will not close the Port of Kawaihae.
  • Puu Wa’a Wa’a feral goat and sheep hunt, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, has been cancelled.
  • All hunting at Pohakuloa Training Area will not take place this weekend.
  • Big Island libraries will close on Friday.
  • Volcano Art Center’s annual meeting, now scheduled for Oct. 26.
    • Proxy ballot deadline has been extended to Oct. 22.


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