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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@hawaiicounty.gov

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


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.

DIRECTOR:  Roxcie L. Waltjen

DEPUTY DIRECTOR:  Maurice C. Messina

Department of Parks & Recreation Staff


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JANUARY 2019

2019 Summer Fun Employment Application and Information
January 2, 2019
The Department of Parks and Recreation announces the following positions for temporary summer employment for the 2019 Summer Fun Program, which will run from June 12, 2019 through July 19, 2019 (4 days of mandatory training to be held from June 4-7, 2019).
SUMMER FUN STARTS ON JUNE 12, 2019 (Wednesday).
Only fully completed applications with current First Aid certificates submitted by the February 12, 2019 application deadline will be considered for employment.
All applications must be turned in to:
Recreation Division, 799 Pi‘ilani Street, Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: (808) 961-8740, Email: Recreation@hawaiicounty.gov 

 

FEBRUARY

2019 Track & Field Program (Packet)
2019 East & West Hawai`i Age Group Track & Field Results
February 9, 2019 (Age Group Track & Field Meets) and February 23, 2019 (Exponent Track & Field Meets) at both East and West Hawai`i sites simultaneously.  The Konawaena High School Track Oval will be utilized for the West Hawai`i meets, while the site for the East Hawai`i meets will be at the Waiakea High School Ken Yamase Stadium.  The increase interest in track and field has necessitated the use of two sites.
Enclosed in each packet are: 
1. Entry forms for girls and boys for the age group and exponent meets.
2. Exponent chart for exponent meet.
3. Waiver forms, which can be duplicated, for each participant.
4. Reminders.
Entry deadline for the Age Group Track Meet is January 25, 2019.
Entry deadline for the Exponent Track Meet is February 15, 2019.
All registrations after the deadline dates must register entrants on the day of the track meet.  Please be sure to arrive at least 1 hour prior to the start of the meet.
For more information please call Darrell Yamamoto, Recreation Division, (808) 961-8736, (cell) (808) 938-2012, or email: Darrell.Yamamoto@hawaiicounty.gov
 

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
February 9, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Locations:
Hilo Aupuni Center - Office of the Prosecuting Attorney
655 Kilauea Avenue, Conference Room B
Hilo, HI 96720
Video Conference Site - Kona - West Hawai‘i Civic Center
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Bldg. C, 2nd Floor
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 (Mayor’s Office Conference Room)
For more information call Department of Parks & Recreation (808) 961-8311
 
 

MARCH

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
March 9, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

  

APRIL

Hawai`i State Senior Karaoke Revue
April 4, 2019
Aunty Sally’s Lu`au Hale
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Iris Higa, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710
Iris.Higa@hawaiicounty.gov

  

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
April 13, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

MAY

Big Island Senior Golf Tournament
May 3, 2019
Waikoloa Kings’ Course
Onan Masaoka, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 966-8501
Onan.Masaoka@hawaiicounty.gov

 

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
May 4 or 11, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

RSVP: Blood Drive
May 7, 2019
Kailua LDS Church, Kona
Joy Foster, RSVP, (808) 323-4333
Joy.Foster@hawaiicounty.gov

 

RSVP: Blood Drive
May 21, 2019
Aunty Sally’s Lu‘au Hale
Kathleen Azevedo, RSVP, (808) 961-8730
Kathleen.Azevedo@hawaiicounty.gov

 

JUNE

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
June 8, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699  

 

Summer Fun
2019 Summer Fun Employment Application and Information
June 12 to July 19, 2019
Recreation Division, 799 Pi‘ilani Street, Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: (808) 961-8740, Email: Recreation@hawaiicounty.gov

 

JULY

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
July 4, 2019, Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

45th Annual Hawai‘i Kupuna Softball Tournament
July 10-11, 2019
Walter Victor Baseball Complex, Hilo
Randell Kokubun, League Coordinator, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710
Randell.Kokubun@hawaiicounty.gov

 

AUGUST

44th Annual Hawai‘i State Senior Citizens Softball Tournament
August 6-8, 2019
Maka`eo Park, Kona 
Randell Kokubun, League Coordinator, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710
Randell.Kokubun@hawaiicounty.gov

 

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
August 10, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

SEPTEMBER

RSVP: Waimea Blood Drive 
September 3, 2019
Waimea LDS Church
Joy Foster, RSVP, (808) 323-4333
Joy.Foster@hawaiicounty.gov

 

37th Annual Hawai‘i Kupuna Hula Festival
September 11-12, 2019
Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou
Charlie Brown, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340, Charlie.Brown@hawaiicounty.gov
Iris Higa, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710, Iris.Higa@hawaiicounty.gov

 

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
September 14, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

Employ the Older Worker Week
September 15-21, 2019
Mark Kunzer, Senior Training & Employment Program, (808) 961-8750
Mark.Kunzer@hawaiicounty.gov

 

OCTOBER

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
October 5 or 12, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

Akamai Living Fair Hilo 
October 18, 2019
Edith Kanaka`ole Multi-Purpose Stadium, Hilo 
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  
Onan Masaoka, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 966-8501
Onan.Masaoka@hawaiicounty.gov

 

NOVEMBER

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
November 2 or 9, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

Akamai Living Fair Kona 
November 22, 2019
Old Airport Pavilion, Kona
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Charlie Brown, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340
Charlie.Brown@hawaiicounty.gov

 

DECEMBER

2019 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
December 7 or 14, 2019, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699