Kiribati Independence Day

Kiribati Independence Day

July 12
This island group in the middle of the Pacific Ocean was known as the Gilbert Islands until its independence from Britain on July 12, 1979. Independence Day is observed as a national holiday.
CONTACTS:
Consulate of the Republic of Kiribati
95 Nakolo Pl. Rm. 265
Honolulu, HI 96819
808-834-6775; fax: 808-834-7604