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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


DIRECTOR:  Charmaine L. Kamaka

DEPUTY DIRECTOR:  Ryan K. Chong

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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JANUARY 2017

2017 Summer Fun Employment Application and Information
January 3, 2017
The Department of Parks and Recreation announces the following positions for temporary summer
employment for the 2017 Summer Fun Program, which will run from June 7, 2017 through July 21, 
2017 (4 days of mandatory training to be held from June 1-2 & 5-6, 2017.
SUMMER FUN STARTS ON JUNE 7, 2017 (Wednesday).
Only fully completed applications with current First Aid certificates submitted by the
February 14, 2017 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, Fax: (808) 961-8736 

 

FEBRUARY

2017 Track & Field Program (Packet)
February 11, 2017 (Age Group Track & Field Meets) and February 25, 2017 (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 27, 2017.
Entry deadline for the Exponent Track Meet is February 10, 2017.

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) 961-8735, (cell) (808) 938-2012, or email: Darrell.Yamamoto@hawaiicounty.gov

 

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
February 11, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

MARCH 

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
March 11, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

APRIL

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
April 8, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

Hawai‘i State Senior Karaoke Revue
April 27, 2017
Aunty Sally’s Lu‘au Hale
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Iris Higa, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710
Email: Iris.Higa@hawaiicounty.gov

 

MAY

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
May 6, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

Big Island Senior Golf Tournament
May 19, 2017
Waikoloa Kings’ Course
Kelly Hudik,  Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340
Email: Kelly.Hudik@hawaiicounty.gov

 

JUNE

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
June 3, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

Summer Fun
June 7 through July 21, 2017
2017 Summer Fun Employment Application and Information
Recreation Division
799 Pi‘ilani Street, Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: (808) 961-8740, Fax: (808) 961-8736  

 

43nd Annual Hawai‘i Kupuna Softball Tournament
June 29-30, 2017
Walter Victor Complex, Hilo
Randell Kokubun, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710
Email: Randell.Kokubun@hawaiicounty.gov

 

 JULY

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
July 4, 2017, Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

AUGUST 

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
August 12, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

SEPTEMBER 

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
September 9, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

35th Annual Hawai‘i Kupuna Hula Festival
September 13-14, 2017
Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa
Doors Open: 5:00 p.m. 
Craft Fair: 8:00 a.m.
Kelly Hudik, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340
Email: Kelly.Hudik@hawaiicounty.gov

 

OCTOBER

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
October 7 or 14, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

FHB Primetime Wellness Fair 
October 20, 2017
Edith Kanaka‘ole Multi-Purpose Stadium
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  
Margaret Yafuso, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 966-5801
Email: Margaret.Yafuso@hawaiicounty.gov

 

NOVEMBER

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
November 4, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699 

 

DECEMBER

2017 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
December 2 or 9, 2017, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699