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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 | Parks 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.


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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.
Kaui Paleka-Kama, RSVP, (808) 961-8730

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
July 10, 2015, Time 6:30 p.m.
July Fireworks
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

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

 

Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp Returns to Hilo July 21-24 (News Release, Registration Form, Consent & Release of Claims)

July 21-24, 2015
Open to boys and girls 9 to 17 years old, the Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp is named in honor of the legendary former
University of Hawai‘i at Hilo basketball coach who helped guide the Vulcans-Hawai‘i Basketball School for 37 years. It
will be held at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium and the Pana‘ewa Covered Play Courts.

UH-Hilo women’s basketball coach David Kaneshiro has graciously agreed to share his basketball expertise and serve as
lead clinician for the four-day camp. Assisting Kaneshiro will be Daphne Honma, Honoka‘a High School girls basketball coach
and a former Division II coach of the year. Additional college coaches are expected to serve as camp clinicians.

Teenage campers will receive personalized instruction from a team of coaches as they practice agility, ball-handling and
other drills from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Players will showcase their skills by competing in games from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Campers 9 to 12 years old will receive similar instruction from 9 a.m. until noon and will play games between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
 
Early registration is $60 per child. The cost will rise to $70 for players registering after Monday, July 13. All
participants will receive a camp shirt and group photo. Please make checks payable to the Director of Finance and include
the note “Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp.”

Registration forms will be available starting Monday, May 4, at the Department’s Recreation office located within Aunty
Sally Kaleohano’s Lu‘au Hale at 799 Pi‘ilani Street in Hilo and online at http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/parks-and-recreation/. 

For more information, please contact Jason Armstrong, Public Information Officer, at (808) 961-8311 or jarmstrong@hawaiicounty.gov

 

28th Annual Richardson Roughwater Swim
Sunday, July 26, at Richardson Ocean Park in the Keaukaha area of Hilo.
This 1-mile-long race course is designed for strong, experienced swimmers.
Competitors may experience ocean swells, powerful currents and waves breaking over the outside reef.
Register by Friday, July 17, and receive the discounted rate of $15 per person.
A late-entry fee of $25 per swimmer will apply after that deadline.
Entry forms are available at all County of Hawai‘i swimming pools and the
Department’s Recreation Office located within Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Lū‘au Hale at 799 Pi‘ilani Street in Hilo.
For more information, please call (808) 961-8694 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. weekdays. 

 

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

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona (Cancelled)
**Cancelled August 7, 2015, Time 6:30 p.m.
Awesome August
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

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

 

August 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 2015
Starting Time: Friday, August 21 at 6:00 a.m.
Location: Big Island Shoreline Only
Weigh-in Time: 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. on August 23rd
Weigh-in Site: Honoka`a P&R Gym
Entry Deadline: Must be postmarked by July 31, 2015
Late Entries: Call (808) 961-8740 or (808) 962-2103
Complete In entirety and mail payments to:
Recreation Division Office
Attn: Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament
799 Piilani Street
Hilo, HI 96720
For More Information: Call 961-8740 or (808) 962-2103.
NOTE: PLEASE CALL 961-8740 or (808) 962-2103 TO VERIFY RECEIVING YOUR ENTRY BY 8/17/15

 

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

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
September 11, 2015, Time 6:30 p.m.
September Memories
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

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

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
October 23, 2015, Time 6:30 p.m.
October Festival Music
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

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.
Kaui Paleka-Kama, RSVP, (808) 961-8730

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
November 13, 2015, Time 6:30 p.m.
November Harvest
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

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

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
December 11, 2015, Time 6:30 p.m.
December Lights
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699