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DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION

East Hawai`i: Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 6, Hilo, HI 96720
Phone/TTY: (808) 961-8311 | Fax: (808) 961-8411

West Hawai`i: West Hawai`i Civic Center, Building B, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone/TTY: (808) 323-4322 | Fax: (808) 323-4346

Email: parks_recreation@hawaiicounty.gov

Questions for Camping or Pavilion Permits: camping@co.hawaii.hi.us

Administration | Aquatics | Cemetery Information | Culture Education Division | Elderly Activities
Hawai`i County Band | Hilo Municipal Golf Course | Ho`olulu Complex | Pana`ewa Recreational Complex
Park Facilities | Park Maintenance | Recreation | Veterans Advisory Committee | West Hawai`i Band


DIRECTOR: Clayton S. Honma

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: Robert A. Fitzgerald

DESCRIPTION: Provides administrative and organizational support services to all the divisions/sections and band to achieve the development and implementation of the department’s programs and services.


Related links:

Camping - Hawai`i County Beach Parks
(Isaac Hale, Kapa`a, Kolekole, Mahukona, Punalu`u, Spencer, Laupahoehoe, Miloli`i, Whittington)

Camping at Ho`okena

General Information, Map

2014 General Maintenance Schedule for ‘Āhalanui Park, Isaac Kepo‘okalani Hale Beach Park, Kahalu‘u Beach Park and Spencer Park at ‘Ōhai‘ula Beach

 

Rules and Regulations

 

4-Year ADA Park Project Schedule

Limited English Proficiency Plan

Parks and Recreation Documents

Release of Claims Memo To Participants, Certification and Forms

 

21th Annual Biggest Easter Egg Hunt (April 18, 2014, Wong Stadium, Gates Open 7:30 a.m.)

Waiākeawaena Park Playground to Close During Equipment Replacement Project (April 7 - June 2014)

Blessing Held for New Honoka‘a Park Playground

Hilo Skeet Range Closing March 26 in Observance of Prince Kūhiō Day

New Honoka‘a Park Playground Opens March 25, Blessing and Dedication Ceremony 11:00 a.m.

Richardson Ocean Park - Fire Ant Control (Park to Close Weather Permitting 2:30 p.m., March 27, 2014)

Hilo’s NAS Pool Closing for Repairs March 17-28, 2014

Hershey’s Track & Field Results March 8, 2014

Hilo’s Pi`ihonua Gym Closing for Renovations (March 17 - May 2014)

Hawai`i County Reopens Hilo’s Andrews Gym (February 24, 2014)

Kailua Park Getting New Playground Equipment (Starts February 18 - Ends May 2014)

Hawai`i County to Install Two New Playgrounds (Waiākea-Uka and Gilbert Carvalho parks in Hilo)

Kohanaiki Beach Park Camping Permits Available Online Starting January 21, 2014

2014 Summer Fun Employment Information and Application

Winter Basketball Classic Skills Challenge Winners Announced

 



Class Schedules

Aquatics - Program Guides

Culture Education Division – East and West Classes

Elderly Recreation Services – Senior Citizen Classes

Recreation Division – Program Guides

2014 Summer Fun Program Flyers


 

April

Big Island Senior Stars Talent Show
April 11, 2014, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Old Kona Airport Main Events Pavilion
Kelly Hudik, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340


2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
April 12, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699


Hawai`i State Senior Karaoke Revue
April 17, 2014, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Sangha Hall, Hilo
Iris Higa, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710

21th Annual Biggest Easter Egg Hunt
April 18, 2014, Wong Stadium, Gates Open 7:30 a.m.

KEIKI SPECIAL EVENTS
8:00-10:30 a.m., Picture Taking with the Easter Bunny
Contests Beginning at 9:00 a.m., (12 years & under) Milk Drinking, Ice Cream Eating, Egg Fight
7:30-9:00 a.m., Keiki I.D.
8:30-10:00 a.m., Easter Crafts

EASTER EGG HUNT
3-4 years, Beginning at 9:00 a.m. (No adults allowed on the field)
5 years - 12 years, Beginning at 10:00 a.m. (No adults allowed on the field)
For more information call (808) 938‐2014


West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
April 25, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

May

Big Island Senior Golf Tournament
May 23, 2014
Check in 7:00 a.m.
Shotgun start 7:30 a.m.
Waikoloa Kings Course
Kelly Hudik, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340


2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
May 3, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699


West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
May 16, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

June

2014 Summer Fun Program Flyers
June 9 - July 18, 2014
For more information, call the Recreation Division Office at (808) 961-8740

 

2014 Summer Fun Employment Information and Application
The Department of Parks and Recreation announces the following positions for temporary summer employment for the
2014 Summer Fun Program, which will run from June 3, 2014 through July 18, 2014 (4 days of mandatory training to be
held from June 3-6, 2014.  Summer fun starts on June 9, 2014 (Monday).
Only fully completed applications with current First Aid certificates submitted by the February 12, 2014
application deadline will be considered for employment.

For more information, call the Recreation Division Office at (808) 961-8740


Big Island Senior Line Dance Workshop and Roundup
Afook-Chinen Auditorium, Hilo
Workshop, June 5, 2014, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Roundup, June 6, 2014, 9:30 a.m.
Margaret Yafuso, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 966-5801


2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
June 14, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 
West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
June 20, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

July

2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
July 4, 2014, Friday, 7:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699
 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
July 11, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699


40th Annual Hawai`i Kupuna Softball Tournament
July 16-17, 2014 Maka`eo Park, also known as Old Airport Park, in Kailua-Kona
Randell Kokubun, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710

August

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
August 8, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
August 9, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

September

32th Annual Hawai`i Kupuna Hula Festival
Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort and Spa Convention Center
September 10-11, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Craft Fair: 8:00 a.m.
Kelly Hudik, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
September 12, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 
2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
September 13, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

October

2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
October 4th or 11th, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699


Kamana Karaoke Recital
October 16, 2014, 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Hilo Daijingu
Iris Higa, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710

 
West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
October 17, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699


FHB Primetime Wellness Fair
October 24, 2014, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Edith Kanakaole Tennis Stadium
Margaret Yafuso, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 966-5801

November

2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
November 1th or 8th, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
November 21, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

December

2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
December 6th or 13th, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
December 12, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699