Replaced Columbus Day

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Columbus Day - United States Observance - Non-observance
... are the three states that do not recognize Columbus Day at all, though Hawaii and South Dakota mark the day with an alternative holiday or observance ... Hawaii celebrates Discoverers' Day, which commemorates the Polynesian discoverers of Hawaii on the same date, the second Monday of October, though the name change has not ended protest related to the ... The state government does not treat either Columbus Day or Discoverers' Day as a legal holiday state, city and county government offices and schools are open for business ...

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