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Results of the Auntie Mary Jane Kahanamoku Race held Saturday, August 11, 2018

Begun over 23 years ago by one of the founders of Keauhou Canoe Club, Mary Jane Kahanamoku, this event is popular now for its all MIXED teams format (3 women and 3 men in each crew) – today saw teams of paddlers come from Puna, Hilo, Honaunau, Waikoloa, Milolii and Kailua-Kona and Keauhou. Following the […]

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Kailua-Kona park tennis courts reopen following renovations

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the reopening of the Kailua Park tennis courts, effective August 3, 2018. This follows the successful installation of a new court surfacing system, new LED lighting system for nighttime play, replacement of the fencing fabric and related enhancements. The Department of Parks and Recreation thanks park […]

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Feral goat, sheep and pig hunting for Puuwaawaa Forest Reserve

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the opening of the hunting season in the Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a forest reserve (PWW), youth and disabled hunt and makai sections pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123, “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting.” DLNR-DOFAW also announces a special ungulate control program for […]

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Saturday action at the Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Race. (Photo courtesy of Brad Ballesteros)

Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Races is a qualifier for the 2019 International Va’a Federation World Distance Championships

As paddlers line up for the 2018 Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe races on the Labor Day weekend, Hawaii Canoe Racing Association members will also be competing for qualifying slots at the 2019 International Va‘a Federation (IVF) World Distance Championships. The Queen’s Race nearshore water conditions, distance and iron crews will be competing in similar […]

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Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament deadline is Tuesday (July 31)

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation invites anglers to register for the 22nd Annual ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament that will be held August 17-19, 2018. Completed registration forms must be turned in to the Recreation Division office at 799 Pi’ilani Street in Hilo, or postmarked by Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Registration forms received […]

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Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament registration deadline July 13, 2018

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation invites anglers to register for the 22nd Annual ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament that will be held August 17-19, 2018. Completed registration forms must be turned in to the Recreation Division office at 799 Pi’ilani Street in Hilo or postmarked by Friday, July 13, 2018. Registration forms received […]

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2018 Richardson Rough Water Swim to be held July 29, 2018

The Department of Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 31st Annual Richardson Rough Water Swim which will be held at 8:00 a.m. on July 29, 2018, at Richardson Ocean Park. Early Registration: $20 (must be received or postmarked by July 20, 2018).

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DLNR Hunter Education Program field seminar open for registration

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Hunter Education Program will be holding a field seminar at Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This seminar is intended to promote hunting access and participation through an introductory orientation and overview of the Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve and […]

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Temporary one-way traffic pattern in Puako for triathlon Saturday (June 2)

In conjunction with the FinisherPix Ironman 70.3 Hawai’i qualifier event for the Ironman World Championship, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Old Puakō Road in the South Kohala District. Traffic will be allowed to flow in the Kona, or southerly, direction on Old Puakō Road between the entrance to Hāpuna Beach State […]

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Pahoa Community Aquatic Center closed after Pele’s Hair is found in the water

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the Pahoa Community Aquatic Center will be closed until further notice due to a safety issued caused by the Puna lava event. While cleaning the pool in preparations for the reopening scheduled for June 1, 2018, aquatics staff discovered “Pele’s Hair” (fine threads of volcanic glass […]

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Second Annual Big Island Brawl roller derby in Hilo coming up

BIG ISLAND BRAWL IS BACK! After a wildly successful inaugural event in 2017, the Paradise Roller Girls (PRG) will be hosting the 2nd Annual Big Island Brawl May 31 – June 3. A weekend of non-stop roller derby action featuring teams from Hawaii, Alaska, California, and Canada will go down at the Hilo Civic.

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(Photo courtesy of county Parks & Recreation Department)

Pahoa Pool closed to recreational activities as evacuee shelter uses showers and restrooms

All recreational activities at the Pahoa Pool are canceled until further notice. This facility is being used as a hygiene station for evacuees from the eruption event in Puna. The Department of Parks and Recreation thanks you for your cooperation and kokua.

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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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