Post Office extending hours at four Oahu locations

Published On: Dec 18 2013 08:53:55 AM HST
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The Postal Service is extending its hours of operation at four Oahu Post Offices from Wednesday, Dec. 18 through Friday, Dec. 20.

On those three days, the Aiea, Makiki, Waialae-Kahala and Waipahu Post Offices will all remain open until 6 p.m.
Normal closing times for Aiea and Waipahu are 4 p.m.,  and 4:30 p.m. for Makiki and Waialae-Kahala.
Below are the dates that the Postal Service suggests Hawaii residents mail their letters, cards and packages to give them the best chances of reaching their destinations by Christmas.

Note that the dates apply to the mail received by each Post Office's daily cutoff time.
Suggested mailing dates are:

  • Dec. 18 for First-Class and Priority Mail headed to the mainland.
  • Dec. 19 to send holiday cheer to the mainland via our expedited Priority Express shipping service


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