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Youth invited to inaugural Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Clinic

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Parks and Recreation, the Hawaii Police Department’s HI-PAL Program, and the nonprofit Big Island All-Stars have announced the inaugural Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Clinic for boys and girls 9 to 17 years old. Named in honor of the former University of Hawaii at Hilo basketball coach who helped guide […]

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County completes $1.7M Waiakea Recreation Center renovation

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi and the county Department of Parks and Recreation welcome the public back to a thoroughly renovated and improved Waiakea Recreation Center. A public blessing and rededication ceremony is set for 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Hilo facility. Refreshments will be served, and several martial arts and other groups […]

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Donated rescue tubes improve safety at Hilo beach parks

MEDIA RELEASE Donated flotation devices are being installed at Hilo-area beach parks so persons in the vicinity who capable of swimming the device out may aid swimmers, snorkelers and other ocean users who show signs of distress, particularly at locations where lifeguards are not generally available. Known as rescue tubes, the yellow safety devices resemble […]

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Still some slots available for Keiki Triathlon (Oct. 20)

Still some slots available for Keiki Triathlon (Oct. 20)

MEDIA RELEASE There’s still time to sign up for this Saturday’s inaugural Keiki Triathlon in Kailua-Kona. Sponsored by the county Department of Parks and Recreation and the Hawaii Isle Police Activities League (HI-PAL), the triathlon is open to children 7 to 14 years old. Entry forms are available online at www.hawaiicounty.gov by clinking on the […]

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Kona pool closed for inspection (Oct. 1-2)

MEDIA RELEASE The Kona Community Aquatic Center will be closed Monday, Oct. 1 and Tuesday, Oct. 2 so a necessary inspection may be conducted. Intended to ensure peak operating efficiency, the inspection is expected to be completed in time for the Department of Parks and Recreation to reopen the swimming pool as scheduled at 6:15 […]

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Parks permit office closed through July 23

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Parks and Recreation’s West Hawaii permit office will be closed through Monday, July 23. The administrative office, located in the West Hawaii Civic Center, will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 24. Camping and pavilion permits remain available Mondays through Thursdays at the following West Hawaii locations: * Hale Halawai […]

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Reed's Bay Beach Park re-opens (April 28)

Reed’s Bay Beach Park re-opens (April 28)

MEDIA RELEASE For the second time this month, county’s Department of Parks and Recreation is reopening a popular Hilo park that has undergone extensive renovation. Mayor Billy Kenoi and Parks and Recreation Director Bob Fitzgerald will join various dignitaries in welcoming people back to Reed’s Bay Beach Park during a public ceremony set for 10 […]

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