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Join the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation as it launches its new
Shop, Dine & Shuttle” program on Sunday, December 13 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to support local businesses along Kamehameha Highway in Pearl City and Aiea during the holiday season.

The free circulator shuttle program will feature two vehicles, including an open-air trolley and an mini-bus to take area residents and visitors from the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet to approximately a dozen shopping destinations along Kamehameha Highway.

Rides on the trolley and the mini-bus will be fun for participants as they can jump from location to location without the hassle of finding parking at the crowded shopping centers during the busy holiday shopping season. For added value, the program connects with the Aloha Stadium Swamp Meet.

Major shopping centers participating include Pearlridge Center, Waimalu Shopping Center, Waiau Shopping Center, Pearl City Shopping Center, Pearl Highlands Center, Pearl Kai Center, and many more.

Rides on both shuttles will be free for passengers, and will be based upon seating availability. In addition, HART’s “Shop & Dine on the Line” brochures that feature discounts from
100+ stores, restaurants and services will be passed out to shuttle riders.

The “Shop, Dine & Shuttle” program is presented by HART and its transportation partners, which include Move Oahu Forward and E Noa Tours.

For more information on the program, please visit www.ShopAndDineOnTheLine.com or call HART’s 24-hour project hotline at (808) 566-2299.

Lane closure information and locator maps for major lane closures can be viewed on: www.honolulutransit.org/traffic-updates.

Also, check out the latest news from the Aiea Public Library!

Royal Hawaiian Band
Celebrate the holiday season with the legendary Royal Hawaiian Band.  Aiea Public Library will host this FREE performance on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 10:30 AM.  The Royal Hawaiian Band has entertained audiences around the world for more than 175 years.  Enjoy music for the holidays and more by the talented musicians of the Royal Hawaiian Band.

Learn to Bead (for children and teens)
On Saturday, December 5th at 10:30 AM, Aiea Public Library will host a FREE beading demonstration for children ages 5 and up.  Jamie Yoshida of the Bead Gallery will teach students from Kindergarten through High School how to make simple bracelets, necklaces and key chains.  Students between 5 and 7 years old should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.  Space is limited, so sign up at the Information Desk to reserve a seat.

Star Wars Trivia Contest
Get in the Star Wars spirit by doing Star Wars Trivia at Star Wars Trivia Contest!  Pick up the trivia sheet at the Information Desk, answer the questions and turn it in by Star Wars Trivia Contest.  Your name will be placed in a random drawing for two premiere movie tickets from Regal Cinemas and an iPod Shuffle provided by the Friends of the Library of Hawaii!

Free Movie Showings in December
Join us for these FREE after-school movie showings this month:
Fred Claus (starring Vince Vaughn) – Thursday, December 3rd at 3:00 PM
Elf (starring Will Ferrell) – Thursday, December 10th at 3:00 PM

And don’t forget FREE Movie Nite in December:
Minions (featuring Sandra Bullock) – Thursday, December 17th at 5:30 PM

Bring your own snacks and drinks and enjoy the movies!

Christmas and New Year Holidays
Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on Fridays this year.  Because we are normally closed on Fridays, we will observe the Christmas holiday on Saturday, December 26, 2015 and the New Year’s Day holiday on Saturday, January 2, 2016.  We will reopen on the Monday following the holidays at 10:00 AM.  Have a happy and safe holiday season!

Stay safe and enjoy the holiday season!

 

Mahalo,

brandon