Thanksgiving schedule released for services, facilities

By Stephanie RushNovember 21, 2022

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Below is a list of modified hours, closures and other information for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday, Nov. 24, is a federal holiday and all garrison offices other than emergency services will be closed. Friday, Nov. 25 is a U.S. Army Pacific training holiday and 25th Infantry Division no scheduled activity, or DONSA.

Soldiers should check with their unit leadership to confirm whether they have a day off or not. On training holidays, garrison offices are open but customers going to offices with uniformed staff may experience longer wait times than usual.

Child care
  • All child development centers, family child care homes and school age centers are closed Thursday, Nov. 24.
  • Child development and school age centers will offer consolidated care Friday, Nov. 25. If you need child care that day, it will be available 6 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks child development centers and school age centers. Spots are limited.
Crisis information
FMWR facilities
Health care
  • The Desmond T. Doss Health Clinic on Schofield Barracks will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24.
Island Palm Communities
  • Community centers and the leasing office will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23. They will reopen Monday, Nov. 28 for normal operations. Maintenance emergencies can be reported 24/7 to (808) 457-4075.
  • Trach and recycling pick up will not be affected by the holiday.
  • Pools will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and open Friday, Nov. 25. They will be closed Monday, Nov. 28 for regularly scheduled maintenance.
Off Post
Recreation (other than MWR)
  • The Tropic Lightning Musuem will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24
  • All public schools are closed Thursday, Nov. 24
  • Friday, Nov. 25 is a school holiday and there is no school for students. Most administrative offices will be open. Check with school to verify.
Single Soldier holiday meal
  • Both USOs on Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks will hold a single Soldier Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, Nov. 25. Service members should bring their ID. Both meals are first-come, first-served and are while supplies last.
  • The Fort Shafter USO holiday meal starts at 11:30 a.m. The USO is located in Bldg. 503B, 220 Casey St. (Flyer)
  • The Schofield USO holiday meal starts at 11 a.m. The USO is located in Bldg. 586, 208 Trimble Rd. (Flyer)
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