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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: Clayton S. Honma

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: James M. Komata

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 2016

2016 Summer Fun Employment Application and Information
January 4, 2016
The Department of Parks and Recreation announces the following positions for temporary summer employment for the 2016 Summer Fun Program, which will run from June 6, 2016 through July 15, 2016 (4 days of mandatory training to be held from May 31-June 3, 2016. SUMMER FUN STARTS ON JUNE 6, 2016 (Monday). 
Only fully completed applications with current First Aid certificates submitted by the
February 16, 2016 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

 
West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
February 5, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699 
 
 

2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
February 13, 2016, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 
January 30, 2016 (Exponent Track & Field Meets) and February 20, 2016 (Age Group 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 Kea`au High School Track Oval.  
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 exponent and age group meets.
2. Exponent chart for exponent meet.
3. Waiver forms, which can be duplicated, for each participant.
4. Reminders.
Entry deadline for the Exponent Track Meet is January 15, 2016.
Entry deadline for the Age Group Track Meet is February 12, 2016.
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, (808) 961-8735, (cell) (808) 938-2012, or email Darrell.Yamamoto@hawaiicounty.gov. All track forms are also available
 
 
MARCH
 
2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
March 5, 2016, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699
  
 
West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
March 18, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699  
 
 
APRIL
 
2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
April 9, 2016, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699
 
 

Hawai‘i State Senior Karaoke Revue
April 14, 2016
Aunty Sally’s Lu‘au Hale
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Iris Higa, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710
Email Iris.Higa@hawaiicounty.gov

 

Big Island Senior Stars Talent Show
April 15, 2016
Old Kona Airport Park Main Events Pavilion
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Kelly Hudik, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340
Email Kelly.Hudik@hawaiicounty.gov

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
April 15, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699 

 

MAY

2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
May 7, 2016, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

RSVP: Blood Drive
May 11, 2016
Kailua LDS Church, Kona
10:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Joy Foster, RSVP, (808) 323-4333
Email Joy.Foster@hawaiicounty.gov

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
May 13, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699 

 

Big Island Senior Golf Tournament
May 20, 2016
Waikoloa Kings Course
Kelly Hudik, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340
Email Kelly.Hudik@hawaiicounty.gov

 

RSVP: Blood Drive
May 26, 2016
Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Lu‘au Hale
8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Kathleen Azevedo, RSVP, (808) 961-8730  
Email Kathleen.Azevedo@hawaiicounty.gov

 

JUNE

Summer Fun
June 6 - July 15, 2016 
2016 Summer Fun Employment Application and Information
January 4, 2016
The Department of Parks and Recreation announces the following positions for temporary summer employment for the 2016 Summer Fun Program, which will run from June 6, 2016 through July 15, 2016 (4 days of mandatory training to be held from May 31-June 3, 2016. SUMMER FUN STARTS ON JUNE 6, 2016 (Monday). 
Only fully completed applications with current First Aid certificates submitted by the
February 16, 2016 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  

 

2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
June 11, 2016, 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 17, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699  

 

JULY

2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
July 4, 2016, Monday, 7:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

RSVP: Blood Drive
July 8, 2016
Kailua LDS Church, Kona
10:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Joy Foster, RSVP, (808) 323-4333
Email Joy.Foster@hawaiicounty.gov

 

42nd Annual Hawai‘i Kupuna Softball Tournament
July 14-15, 2016
Makae`o Park, Kailua-Kona
Randell Kokubun, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710
Email Randell.Kokubun@hawaiicounty.gov

 

RSVP: Blood Drive
July 19, 2016
Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Lu‘au Hale
8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Kathleen Azevedo, RSVP, (808) 961-8730  
Email Kathleen.Azevedo@hawaiicounty.gov

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
July 22, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699 

 

AUGUST

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
August 12, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699 

 

2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
August 13, 2016, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

SEPTEMBER

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
September 9, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699 

 

2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
September 10, 2016, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

34th Annual Hawai‘i Kupuna Hula Festival 
Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa
September 14-15, 5:00 p.m.
Craft Fair:  8:00 a.m.
Kelly Hudik, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 323-4340
Email Kelly.Hudik@hawaiicounty.gov

 

Employ the Older Worker Week
September 18-24, 2016
Kaui Paleka-Kama T/A, Senior Training & Employment Program, (808) 961-8750
Email Lurlyne.Paleka-Kama@hawaiicounty.gov

 

OCTOBER

2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
October 1 or 8, 2016, Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

FHB Primetime Wellness Fair
October 14, 2016
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

 

West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
October 14, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699 

 

NOVEMBER

Kamana Karaoke Recital
November 2, 2016
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

 

2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
November 5 or 12, 2016, 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 18, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699 

 

DECEMBER

2016 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule 
December 3 or 10, 2016, 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 9, 2016, Time 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699