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PROMOTING AND ENHANCING THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE RESIDENTS OF OUR ISLAND HOME KAUAʻI...

Department Goals

  • To develop, improve and maintain quality recreational facilities.
  • To coordinate, implement and maintain/monitor beautification and safety of County property.

Department of Parks and Recreation
4444 Rice St.
Moʻikeha Building, Suite 105

Lihue, HI 96766

Phone:  (808)241-4460

Fax:       (808)241-5126

 

Camping and Facility Use Permits are issued by the Permits Section as well as our neighborhood centers.

Main Permit Counter, Pi`ikoi Building, Phone:  (808)241-4463 or e-mail:  recpermits@kauai.gov

     
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Duties and Functions
The responsibilities of the Division of Park Maintenance are:

  • To coordinate, implement and maintain/monitor beautification of County property.
  • To set policies, rules and regulations and administer to the needs of the public.
  • To operate and maintain County facilities which include tennis/basketball courts,  athletic fields, parks and playgrounds, stadiums, pavilions, neighborhood centers, public cemeteries and the beautification areas.
     
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Camping Permits Available At 4 Satellite Locations!

    West Complex
     Kalaheo Neighborhood Center - 808-332-9770 (Jason Caldeira)

      4480 Papalina Road, Kalaheo, HI 96741

 

     *Monday thru Friday:  12:00 pm to 4:00pm (except for holidays)

   

      Hanapepe Nieghorhood Center - 808-335-3731 (Clyde Vito)

      4451 Puolo Road, Hanapepe, HI 96716

 

    *Monday thru Friday: 8:00am to 12:00pm (except for holidays)


    
East Complex
     Kapa'a Neighborhood Center - 808-822-1931 (Marta Hulsman)

    4491 Kou Street, Kapaa, HI 96746

 

   *Monday - Wednesday - Friday 10:00am to 12:00pm (except for holidays)

    *Tuesday - Thursday  8:00am to 12:00pm  (except for holidays)


     Kilauea Neighborhood Center - 808-828-1421 (Braxton Bargayo)

    2460 Keneke Street, Kilauea, HI 96754

 

     *Monday - Wednesday - Friday 10:00am to 12:00pm (except for holidays)

    *Tuesday - Thursday 8:00am to 4:00pm (except for holidays) 

 

ALL OFFICES ARE CLOSED SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS AND MOST HOLIDAYS

 

These offices may occasionally be closed during weekdays, please call ahead to ensure that they are open.

 

These offices only accept money orders as payment for camping permits.

     
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Herbicide treatments are scheduled as needed.

Notification will be posted 24 hours prior to application.

     
  Kaua'i Parks & Recreation Master Plan Update Minimize
     
  IMPORTANT NOTICES FOR PARKS AND RECREATION Minimize
SPOUTING HORN VENDOR BOOTH #8 BID SOLICITATION

Bid solicitation for Spouting Horn Vendor Booth #8 will open on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013.  Persons interested in obtaining information and bid proposals must  go to the County of Kaua`i's website at www.kauai.gov.  On the home page click on the link "BIDS & PROPOSALS" which will take  you to the SOLICITATIONS, ADDENDA, and OTHER NOITICES page.  Please click on the Request Form link and register to download solicitation information for the Spouting Horn Vendor Booth #8.  The information will not appear on the website until December 4th, 2013.

 

Pre-Contract Meeting: Jan. 9, 2014, 1:30pm at the Liquor Conference Room

Deadline to file intent to Bid & Qualification Application: Jan. 16, 2014, 4:00pm

Bid Sumission Deadline: Feb. 14, 2014, 2:00pm

Tentative Commencement Date: May 1, 2014.

Contract End Date: June 30, 2018 12:00pm

Informational packet will contain more detailed information on what will be required.

 

COASTAL PATH USAGE REMINDERS
The Coast Pedestrian/Bike Path is now open from Safeway in Waipouli, along Moana Kai Road, to the Lihi in Kapa`a and on to Kuna Bay.  The Lydgate Park porton consists of the section of path from the Kamalani Camp Ground area, thur the park and along the Sports Fields and along Nalu Road, north along Wailua Beach and up along Papaloa Road.  We would like to pass on the following information.  With the safety of the path users in mind, we would like to please ask everyone to obey all county laws regarding the use of the pedestrian/bike path.  The pedestrian/bike path and the area surrounding it are considered a county park.  All laws governing our parks apply to all sections of the path whether the section is officially open or closed.  Signs have been installed at the trailheads and access points to the pathway and more will follow.  Motorized vehicles are not allowed to operate on or park on the path
  
The following are some of the laws governing the use of the designated dog portion of the pathAny dog handler with a dog utilizing the shared use path portion designated to allow dogs must:
  • Be in command and control of dog at all times.
  • Have no more than two (2) dogs under his control.
  • Immediately remove his dog if it exhibits aggressive behavior.
  • Visibly carry the necessary instruments required for the removal and disposal of dog feces.
  • Pick up and dispose of any and all feces left by the dog.
  • Have the dog wear at all times a valid current dog license tag that is clearly and visibly attached to the dog's collar.
  • Have the dog on a leash that is no more that six (6) feet in length at all times.  Retractable leashes shall not be allowed.
The following are some of the laws governing the use of the path:
  • No Animals Are Allowed on the portion of the path located at Lydgate Park from Nalu Road (Lydgate Park rock sign) towards the ponds and pavilions.
  • No Motorized Vehicles Are Allowed.
  • No Camping Along the Path
  • No Open Fires Allowed.
If  you are issued a citation for any violations of our Parks Ordinances, you will be required to appear in court and can be penalized up to five hundred ($500.00) for each violation.
Bicyclists using the shared use path are required to stop at all posted Stop signs posted at all path crossing.
We hope you have a safe and enjoyable experience while using the path, Aloha.
 

HANAMAULU BEACH PARK CAMP GROUND CLOSED

HANAMAULU BEACH PARK CLOSED FOR CAMPING - Monday, November 25, 2013

Hanamaulu Beach Park is currently closed for camping until further notice. The park is open to the public from 6:00am to 10:00pm daily. Park is closed to the public from 10:00pm to 6:00am daily and park gates are locked from 10:00pm each night and opened at 6:00am each morning.