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Kohala swimming pool closed until further notice due to malfunction

The Hawai’i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that the Kohala Pool is closed until further notice due to equipment failure in the pump room. While the department evaluates the situation, swimmers may use the Kona Community Aquatic Center or the Honoka’a Swimming Pool. Operating times, contact numbers and other pool information are listed […]

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Special Olympics 50th Anniversary torch lighting lit off active lava flow

The Flame of Hope for the Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run was then lit off of the active lava flow.

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Results of the 2018 HIPA Long Course Championships canoe race

Results of the 2018 HIPA Long Course Championships race held Saturday (April 7) from Keokea Park to Kapaa Park, in North Kohala. Conditions presented a following sea for most of the 14 miles, which made for some good finish times. After all, canoes had come ashore at Kapaa, lunch was served (catered by Big Island […]

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Results of the East Hawaii Challenge canoe races in Hilo

Today (March 31) was beautiful day in Hilo for the East Hawaii Challenge race for OC-1, OC-2 and Rudderless V-1 canoes that brought 76 participants out to paddle on the 7.3 mile short course and the 10.5 mile long course, both of which began at Richardson’s Park in Keaukaha, and finished in front of Laka’s […]

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Results of the HIPA canoe races Saturday (March 17)

Results from Hawaii Island Paddlesports Association (HIPA) races held Saturday, March 17, 2018, sponsored by Keauhou Canoe Club. The Long course racers paddled 10 miles from Honokohau Harbor to inside Keauhou Bay. The 6.5 mile Short course started outside Keauhou Bay and turned around at Lyman’s Point and returned to the finish line inside Keauhou […]

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Results of the 2018 Kauikeaouli Challenge in Keauhou Saturday (March 17)

This event is a race primarily for Recreational Paddlers, and both courses began outside Keauhou Bay, with the 3 mile Short Course making a turnaround a Double Hull Canoe outside Kahaluu, and the 4.5 mile Long Course going to the turnaround at Magic Sands. With a total of 18 entries (9 racing on each course), […]

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Sparky Kawamoto Swim Stadium – Temporary Revised Schedule

This temporary revised schedule is being put in place to ensure public safety during a temporary staff shortage. Once the temporary staff shortage is resolved, the public will be notified, and hours will be adjusted accordingly.

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Seventh Annual Kauikeaouli Challenge Race coming up Saturday (March 17)

Keauhou Canoe Club will sponsor the Seventh Annual Kauikeaouli Challenge Race for OC-6 Recreational Paddlers on Saturday, March 17. This event is expressly for non-racers as an opportunity for recreational paddlers to experience the excitement of Outrigger Canoe Racing and is held on the Saturday closest to March 17, the official birthday of Kauikeaouli, Kamehameha […]

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Parks and Recreation seeks applicants for temporary Summer Fun jobs

Hawai’i County Department of Parks and Recreation has extended its deadline seeking applicants for temporary summer jobs working with keiki who attend its 2018 Summer Fun Program. Applicants must possess a current First Aid certification, submit a completed Summer Fun application, and be available to work June 5 through July 20, 2018. Summer Fun starts […]

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Spring Bearded Turkey Season to open Thursday (March 1)

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the opening of the 2018 spring bearded turkey hunting season on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The spring season will run for 46 consecutive days through Sunday, April 15, 2018. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only, in locations identified below. The season length, bag […]

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HI-PAL Three-on-Three basketball tournament champions

Hawaiʻi Island Police recently hosted a “Three-on-Three” Basketball Tournament in Pāhala on, (February 9), at the Pāhala Gym. Ten teams and 35 children between the ages of 5 and 12 participated in the event. The big winners were the “Maninis” (5-6-year-old age division), “Warriors” (7-8-year-old age division) and “Broncos” (9-12-year-old age division). Community Policing Officers […]

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State land board approves public shooting range in Saddle area of Hawaii Island

The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted today to approve an area of land on Hawai‘i island as a public shooting range for the purpose of supporting the state’s Hunter Safety program. Hunters have long sought an established area on Hawaiʻi Island for practicing hunting safety measures. Known as Mile Marker 16 on […]

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Charles “Sparky” Kawamoto Swim Stadium temporary schedule due to staff shortages

This temporary revised schedule is being put in place to ensure public safety during a temporary staff shortage. Once the temporary staff shortage is resolved, the public will be notified, and hours will be adjusted accordingly.

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Jackie Rey’s Relay Canoe Race first place finisher, Kua Nolan on his V-1 Rudderless Canoe. Kua completed the 12 mile course in 1:56:02 as an “Iron” paddler, meaning he chose not to tag off a partner at Kailua Pier, but to paddle the entire distance solo. Photo by Susan Anderson

Results of 6th annual Jackie Rey’s relay canoe race Saturday (Jan 20)

On Saturday (January 20) paddlers on the first relay leg started outside Keauhou Bay and completed their 6 mile leg at Kamakahonu Beach by Kailua Pier, then the second leg paddlers tagged off them at the beach and paddled the six mile return to the finish line inside Keauhou Bay.

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