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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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Pahoa Community Aquatic Center

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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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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