Honolulu City Lights non-profit display application deadline is September 9th
News Release from City and County of Honolulu, August 22, 2022
HONOLULU – Non-profit organizations wanting to create a display on the Frank F. Fasi Civic Center grounds during the annual Honolulu City Lights exhibition must apply by September 9, 2022. Completed applications must be postmarked by September 9, 2022, or hand delivered by 4:30 p.m. to the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts at 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813.
Permits will be issued for five display sites through a lottery. The lottery drawing will take place on September 23, 2022 at 10 a.m. in the Mission Memorial Building Hearings Room at 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., September 9, 2022, to be eligible for the lottery.
To obtain a permit application, instructions, and rules governing the use of the Civic Center grounds, contact the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts at (808) 768-6622 or email email@example.com.