Getting to the Start Area


Start Location: Ala Moana Boulevard/Queen Street Extension
Finish Location: Kapiolani Park

Start: 5:00 AM on Sunday, December 13, 2015. To ensure an orderly start, please proceed onto Ala Moana Boulevard beneath the banners indicating your estimated finish time.

TRANSPORTATION: Free BUS SERVICE to the starting line will depart from the Honolulu Zoo parking lot on Kapahulu Avenue beginning at 2:00 AM on Race Day. The last bus will leave at 4:00 AM. Board early and do not wait for the last bus as there may not be room for you.

DROP-OFF: Prior to 3:40 am, Start drop off on Waimanu Street.  Proceed makai on Pensacola to Waimanu Street drop off, then turn mauka onto Piikoi to escape the road closure.  If arriving after 3:40 am, drop off at Pensacola Street / Kaimaile Street or Piikoi Street / Kapiolani Boulevard.

PARKING: Vehicle access to Ala Moana Beach Park and Kapiolani Park will be strictly enforced. Only vehicles that have authorized access by the Honolulu Marathon and display the proper vehicle permit will be allowed access.

No parking will be allowed in or near Kapiolani Park or the parking lot after 7:00 PM on Saturday, December 12. Unauthorized vehicles parked in those areas will be ticketed and towed. Parking at the starting line is prohibited. Check the Traffic Advisory for more information.

RESTROOMS: Portable facilities will be in abundance.

IMPORTANT NOTE: There will be no Clothing Check-In at the START Area on Race Day. Any clothing left or discarded at the start area will be donated to charity.

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