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Kona Community Aquatic Center scheduled to reopen Tuesday (Oct 22)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the Kona Community Aquatic Center (KCAC) will reopen on October 22, 2019.  The pool wasclosed due to equipment failure in the pool’s filter system.   KCAC will be open seven days a week and will operate on the following schedule: ​Mon – Fri:​Session 1:  6:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. ​​​Session 2:  2:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. […]

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Charles “Sparky” Kawamoto Swim Stadium temporary revised schedule

MEDIA RELEASE Effective Sunday, October 13, 2019, the Charles “Sparky” Kawamoto Swim Stadium in Hilo will operate on a temporary revised schedule as follows: Mon thru Fri: 9:00 a.m. – 7:10 p.m. Closed 1:30 – 3:00 for lunch and maintenance Sat: 8:30 a.m. – 4:10 p.m.Closed 11:30 – 1:00 for lunch and maintenance Sun: Closed […]

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Kohala Pool temporary closure Wed-Fri (Sept 25-27)

The Department of Parks and Recreation announces the Kohala Pool will be temporarily closed from September 25, 2019 to September 27, 2019. During this closure, three stadium light poles that have become a safety hazard will be removed.

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American Red Cross lifeguard training course to be held at Pahala swimming pool

The Department of Parks and Recreation, Aquatics Section, will be offering an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course at the Pahala Pool from February 4 – 8, 2019, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The course fee is $75.

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Pahoa Community Aquatic Center to reopen on Wednesday (Feb 6)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation is announcing the Pahoa Community Aquatic Center will reopen on February 6, 2019, at 9 a.m., following a blessing ceremony. The public is invited to attend the blessing ceremony.

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Honokaa swimming pool closed until April 2, 2019

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the Honoka‘a Pool is closed until April 2, 2019 while repairs and upgrades are completed on the pool and the building housing the administration office, changing rooms and showers. The Department apologizes for any inconvenience this closure may cause and thanks pool users and the general […]

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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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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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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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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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The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation will close Hilo's Charles "Sparky" Kawamoto Swim Stadium all day Friday, January 29, so needed repairs and maintenance may be performed at the pool.

Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday, January 30, when Kawamoto Swim Stadium will reopen for public recreational and adult lap swimming at 8:30 a.m.

Hilo’s Kawamoto pool to close temporarily for repairs Friday (Jan 29)

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation will close Hilo’s Charles “Sparky” Kawamoto Swim Stadium all day Friday, January 29, so needed repairs and maintenance may be performed at the pool. Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday, January 30, when Kawamoto Swim Stadium will reopen for public recreational and adult lap swimming at […]

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Hilo’s NAS Pool closed for repairs starting today (March 17)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation will close Hilo’s NAS Swimming Pool from Monday, March 17, through Friday, March 28, in order to perform necessary repair work. The temporary closure is needed to replace a leaking mechanical seal and worn bearings that are part of the pool’s circulation system. The Department of Parks […]

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Kona teen recognized for conquering Kaiwi Channel

Kealakehe senior set record as youngster swimmer between Molokai and Oahu

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Pahoa Community Aquatic Center reopening, blessing (Aug. 26)

MEDIA RELEASE The Pahoa Community Aquatic Center will reopen Monday, Aug. 26, following a $1.5 million renovation project. The county Department of Parks and Recreation invites the public to a blessing and rededication ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday at the pool. Following the brief ceremony that will feature welcoming comments from Mayor Billy Kenoi, the […]

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