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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 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

2014 General Maintenance Schedule for ‘Āhalanui Park, Isaac Kepo‘okalani Hale Beach Park, Kahalu‘u Beach Park and Spencer Park at ‘Ōhai‘ula Beach

 

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

Little Fire Ant Treatments Scheduled At Various Hawai‘i County Park Sites

Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament Results Announced

Richardson Ocean Park Closing Temporarily for Little Fire Ant Control (September 11, weather permitting 2 p.m.)

Third Annual Hawai‘i County Keiki Triathlon, Mayor’s Health Fest October 18, 2014 at Kailua Park

Kailua Park Temporary Traffic-Safety Measures Extended Through September 14, 2014

Ahalanui Pond closed until further notice for repairs and debris clean up. However, Ahalanui Park will remain open for picnic area and pavilion use.

Kailua Park Temporary Traffic-Safety Measures Start August 29, 2014

Keiki May Obtain Their Unclaimed Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp Photo at Hilo Recreation Office

Hawai‘i County Awarded $375,000 to Control Little Fire Ants

Annual Richardson Ocean Park Rough Water Swim Suspended for 2014

 

 



Class Schedules

Aquatics - Program Guides

Culture Education Division – East and West Classes

Elderly Recreation Services – Senior Citizen Classes

Recreation Division – Program Guides


 

September

Youth Volleyball: Age Group for boys and girls-10&Under, 12&Under, 14&Under
Program: September 2 – November 26, 2014, League meeting August 6, 2014, Wednesday 5:00 p.m. Aunty Sally’s
For more information, call Darrrell Yamamoto at (808) 938-2012 or (808) 961-8740
 

Queen Lili`uokalani Festival (Poster)
He Hali`a Aloha No Lili`uokalani Festival
September 6, 2014, Saturday
Queen Lili`uokalani Gardens
Hilo, Hawai`i, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
• Cultural Activities / Demonstrations
• Craft Booths • Floral Rain • Mass Hula
• Taiko Drumming • Children’s Games
• Urasenke Tea Ceremony
• “Ono” Local Style Food Booths
• Local Entertainment
Craft/Food Booth applications available by calling (808) 961-8706
Additional Parking & Shuttle Service available at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium
Culture and Education Division, (808) 961-8706

 

Boys and Girls Age Group Basketball:
8-10 Division
Program: September 8 – November 6, 2014, League meeting August 5, 2014, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. Aunty Sally’s
11–12 Division
Program: October 13 – December 18, 2014, League meeting September 11, 2014, Thursday, 5:00 p.m., Aunty Sally’s
13-14 Division
Program: January 12 – March 19, 2015, League meeting December 3, 2014, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m., Aunty Sally’s
For more information, call Darrrell Yamamoto at (808) 938-2012 or (808) 961-8740

 

32th Annual Hawai`i Kupuna Hula Festival
Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort and Spa Convention Center
September 10-11, 2014, 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 12, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 
2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
September 13, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

October

2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
October 4th or 11th, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Paul Arceo, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

Boys and Girls Age Group Basketball:
11–12 Division
Program: October 13 – December 18, 2014, League meeting September 11, 2014, Thursday, 5:00 p.m., Aunty Sally’s
13-14 Division
Program: January 12 – March 19, 2015, League meeting December 3, 2014, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m., Aunty Sally’s
For more information, call Darrrell Yamamoto at (808) 938-2012 or (808) 961-8740

 

Kamana Karaoke Recital
October 16, 2014, 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Hilo Daijingu
Iris Higa, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 961-8710

 
West Hawai`i County Band Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona
October 17, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 

October 18, 2014
Maka`eo Park (Kona Old Airport)
Kona Community Aquatic Center
This event is being held in conjunction with Mayor Billy Kenoi’s Annual Health Fest
Children ages 7-14 years old are invited and encouraged to participate in
events similar to the IRONMAN World Championships held one week earlier.
Age Group: 7-8: 50 yard Swimming, 1.6 Mile Bicycling, 1/2 Mile Running
Age Groups: 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14: 100 yard Swimming, 3.2 Mile Bicycling, 1 Mile Running
Entry Fee: $5.00 per child
Entries will be limited to the first 30 children in each of the four age-group categories
or a maximum of 120 total racers to ensure the safety of the athletes.
***ENTRY DEADLINE is Friday, OCTOBER 3, 2014***
Please mail or bring entries to the Recreation Division, 799 Pi‘ilani Street, Hilo, HI 96720.
All participants must supply their own bicycle, helmet, swim goggles and other equipment.
Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers, both boys and girls, in each age category.
All finishers will receive commemorative certificates.
Racers must check-in by 7:30 a.m. on the day of the race October 18th. The triathlon will begin
promptly at 8:00 a.m. with the youngest children entering the pool at 8:00 a.m.
For more information, contact Jason Armstrong, Public Information Officer, at (808) 345-9105 or email
jarmstrong@hawaiicounty.gov, or Darrell Yamamoto cell (808) 938-2012 or email darrell.yamamoto@hawaiicounty.gov
 

 

FHB Primetime Wellness Fair
October 24, 2014, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Edith Kanakaole Tennis Stadium
Margaret Yafuso, Elderly Recreation Services, (808) 966-5801

November

2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
November 1th or 8th, 2014, 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 21, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

December

2014 Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule
December 6th or 13th, 2014, 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 12, 2014, Time 6:30 p.m.
Lawn chairs are welcome
Hawai`i County Band Office, Hawai`i County Band, (808) 961-8699

 
January 2015

Boys and Girls Age Group Basketball:
13-14 Division
Program: January 12 – March 19, 2015, League meeting December 3, 2014, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m., Aunty Sally’s
For more information, call Darrrell Yamamoto at (808) 938-2012 or (808) 961-8740

 
  
Youth Baseball: T-Ball (Ages 5-6 years old), Pitch Ball (Ages 7-8 years old)
Program: January 20 – April 9, 2015, League meeting December 9, 2014, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m., Aunty Sally’s
For more information, call Darrrell Yamamoto at (808) 938-2012 or (808) 961-8740

February

Track and Field: Age Group Meet: February 7, 2015, Saturday
Exponent Meet: February 21, 2015 Saturday
Sites:
East site-To be determined
West site-Konawaena High School track
For more information, call Darrrell Yamamoto at (808) 938-2012 or (808) 961-8740