Honolulu City Lights non-profit application deadline is August 31
News Release from City and County of Honolulu, August 10, 2015
Honolulu – Non-profit organizations wishing to create a display on the Frank F. Fasi Civic Center grounds during the annual Honolulu City Lights exhibition must submit applications by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 31, 2015 to the Department of Customer Services at 550 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813.
Permits will be issued for five display sites by a lottery. The lottery drawing will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2015 at 10 a.m. in the Mission Memorial Building Hearings Room, 550 South King Street. Applicants are welcome to attend the lottery, but need not be present to be selected.
The annual lottery is conducted in response to requests from private groups interested in assembling displays to be showcased during Honolulu City Lights. Each organization that receives a permit will be responsible for the set-up, maintenance, and removal of its display.
Applicants must be non-profit organizations under HRS Chapter 414D or a charitable organization formed pursuant to HRS Chapter 467B or under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Proof of this designation must be submitted with the application by 4:30 p.m., August 31, 2015 to be eligible for the lottery.
The permit application, instructions, and rules governing the use of the Civic Center grounds are available at: www.honolulu.gov/rep/site/csd/forms/2015DisplayForm2A-Active_Instruction.pdf or by contacting the Department of Customer Services at 768-3392 to request a copy of the application and instructions and rules governing use of the grounds during Honolulu City Lights.