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Statehood Day Friday, Government Offices Closed

·By civilbeat

On Friday, the Hawaii will celebrate Statehood Day, meaning most government offices will be closed.

Hawaii officially became a state on Aug. 21, 1959. Statehood Day — formerly known as Admissions Day — is on the third Friday of August.

It’s one of 14 Hawaii state holidays government employees will celebrate in 2012. Others include: Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day (March 26), Good Friday (April 6), King Kamehameha I Day (June 11) and General Election Day (Nov. 6).

Here’s a list of what agencies will still be operating in Honolulu courtesy of the

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