Flags flying at half-staff

The U.S. and Hawaii flags will be flown at half-staff at the state Capitol and all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaii National Guard through sunset Sunday, in respect for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic.

The order comes from President Donald Trump, Gov. David Ige announced Friday.

On Monday, the flags will be flown at half-staff at the same places and agencies until noon in observance of Memorial Day.

Trump proclaimed Memorial Day as a day of prayer for permanent peace and designated 11 a.m. as the time each locality might unite in prayer. He also asked that Americans observe the National Moment of Remembrance at 3 p.m. HST Memorial Day.

Residential trash pickup will follow a normal schedule Monday.

But the Hana and Lanai landfills along with Molokai Landfill and Recycling will be closed Monday.

Central Maui Landfill and EKO Compost Recycling will be open from 6 a.m. to noon. Olowalu Recycling will be open from 8 a.m. to noon.


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