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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 and 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: Kenneth J. Van Bergen

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, Kohanaiki, Kolekole, Mahukona, Punalu`u, Spencer, Laupahoehoe, Miloli`i, Whittington)

Camping at Ho`okena

General Information, Map

 

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

 

News

Department of Parks and Recreation Receives $50,000 State Grant to Control Little Fire Ants

2015 Maintenance-Closure Schedule for Select Hawai‘i County Parks 

 



Class Schedules

Aquatics - Program Guides

Culture and Education Division – East and West Classes

Elderly Recreation Services – Senior Citizen Classes

Recreation Division – Program Guides


 

February

2015 Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival (Poster)
February 7, 2015, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Kamuela, Waimea, Hawai`i Island at various locations around town
ATTRACTIONS
  Japanese Cooking
  Quilt Show
  Mochi Tsuki
  History of Cherry Trees Exhibit
  Tea Ceremony
  Taiko Drums
  Bon Dance
  Bonsai Exhibit / Workshop
  Origami
  Farmers Market
  Cherry Blossom Art
  Entertainment
  Other Cultural Activities
FREE SHUTTLE
Craft booth information can be obtained by calling the
Culture & Education Division at (808) 961-8706 

 

2015 Parks & Recreation Track & Field Program (Letter, Reminders and Registration Forms)
Age Group Meet: February 7, 2015, Saturday
Exponent Meet: February 21, 2015, Saturday
Sites:
East site-Kamehameha High School Track Oval
West site-Konawaena High School Track
For more information, call Darrrell Yamamoto at (808) 938-2012 or (808) 961-8740

 

ERS: 2015 Season begins for Hawai‘i Kupuna Softball League
Islandwide Parks/fields, February 7, 2015
Randell Kokubun, League Coordinator, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710

 

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
February 14, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

March

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
March 14, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

April

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
April 4, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

May

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
May 2, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

ERS: Talent Show
Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Lu‘au Hale
May 6, 2015, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Randell Kokubun, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710

 

ERS: Big Island Senior Golf Tournament
Waikoloa King’s Course
May 15, 2015 
Check in 7:00 a.m. Shotgun start 7:30 a.m.
Registration begins Tuesday, March 17 at 7:45 a.m.
Register at the West Hawai`i Civic Center or the Kamana Senior Center
Registration taken on a first come first serve basis
until slots are filled or until April 24, 2015
Kelly Hudik, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340
 
 
RSVP: Blood Drive

Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Lu‘au Hale
May 26, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Kathleen Azevedo, RSVP, (808) 961-8730 

 

June

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
June 6, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

2015 Summer Fun Employment Information and Application
(Program Venue and Program Time May Be Subject to Change)
The Department of Parks and Recreation announces the following positions for temporary summer
employment for the 2015 Summer Fun Program, which will run from June 8, 2015 through July 17, 2015
(4 days of mandatory training to be held from June 2-5, 2015. SUMMER FUN STARTS ON JUNE 8, 2015 (Monday).
Only fully completed applications with current First Aid certificates submitted by the
February 10, 2015 application deadline will be considered for employment.
CLOSING DATE OF FILING MUST BE POSTMARKED BY February 10, 2015.
For more information, call the Recreation Division Office at 961-8740.

 

July

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
July 4, 2015, Saturday, 7:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

RSVP: Blood Drive
Kailua LDS Church, Kona
July 8, 2015, 11:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Mark White, RSVP, (808) 323-4333

 

ERS: 41st Annual Hawai‘i Kupuna Softball Tournament
Walter Victor Stadium, Hilo
July 16-17, 2015
Randell Kokubun, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710

 

August

ERS: 40th Annual Hawai‘i State Senior Citizens Softball Tournament
Maka‘eo Park, Kona
August 4-6, 2015
Randell Kokubun, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710

 

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
August 15, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

September

ERS: 33rd Annual Hawai‘i Kupuna Hula Festival
Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort and Spa Convention Center
September 9-10, 2015, 5:00 p.m.
Craft Fair:  8:00 a.m.
Kelly Hudik, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340

 

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
September 12, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

October

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
October 3/10, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

ERS: Kamana Karaoke Recital
Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Lu‘au Hale
October 14, 2015, 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Iris Higa, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710

 

ERS: FHB Primetime Wellness Fair 
Sheraton Keauhou Resort and Spa Convention Center
October 16, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  
Margaret Yafuso, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 966-5801

 

RSVP: Read to Me Family Day
Hilo Public Library
October 31, 2015, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Kaui Paleka-Kama, RSVP, (808) 961-8730

 

November

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
November 7/14, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

RSVP: Blood Drive
Kailua LDS Church, Kona
November 9, 2015, 11:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Mark White, RSVP, (808) 323-4333

 

December

2015 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
December 5/12, 2015, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699