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Road closures set for Lights on Rice parade, fair

Published On: Dec 06 2012 11:06:45 AM HST
Updated On: Dec 06 2012 11:10:37 AM HST
LIHUE, Hawaii -

The annual Lights on Rice Parade is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7 starting at 6 p.m.

The parade will begin at Vidinha Stadium, head down Hoolako and Rice streets, and end on Eiwa Street at the Historic County Building.

To accommodate the parade, the Kauai Police Department will close off all streets along the parade route, from about 5:30 to 9 p.m.  No parking will be allowed along the parade route.

Police officers will be manning the road closures.

The Kauai Police Department also requests that during the parade, the viewing audience stay off the paved roadway along the parade route to ensure public safety.

For the safety of pedestrians and vendors at the Kauai Museum Christmas Fair, which is scheduled on the same day as the parade, there will be no access through the 'Eiwa Street entrance behind the museum from 4:30 p.m. on Thursday through noon on Saturday.

A private security company will be monitoring the parking area.

Motorists should allow additional time to get to their destinations as traffic delays are expected.

For more information about the road closures or parking restrictions, please call 241-4900.

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