Many opt to close for holiday

Federal, state and county offices and all public schools will be closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving.

Olowalu Recycling, Molokai Landfill and Recycling and the Hana and Lanai landfills will be closed. Central Maui Landfill and EKO Compost Greenwaste will be open from 6 a.m. to noon.

Most residential trash pick ups will not be affected. On Molokai, residents who normally have refuse service on Thursdays will have trash picked up on Friday.

All public libraries will be closed.

The Maui News business offices will be closed.