Parks & Recreation

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.

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.

IMPORTANT NOTICES FOR PARKS AND RECREATION


Thursday, March 3, 2022
Amusement Equipment at Select County Pavilions

Officials are allowing the use of amusement equipment at the larger pavilions.  All equipment must be provided and managed by a vendor who is permitted through DOPR.  Vendors must be approved at least 15 days prior to the event.  Further requirements for amusement equipment are detailed on the permit application that can be found on the Commercial Activity webpage.

The "larger pavilions" are:

  1. Hanamā‘ulu Beach Park

  2. Lydgate (Large)

  3. Niumalu 

  4. Po‘ipū Beach Park (Main)

  5. Salt Pond #1 (Main) - dry inflatables only, no waterslides

  6. Wailua Houselots


Friday, February 14, 2020
Rules & Regulations Governing Commercial Boating Activities at County Beach Parks

The Department of Parks and Recreation has decided to adopt the Rules and Regulations Governing Commercial Boating Activities at County Beach Parks as amended.  Click here to view the rules.

Contact Information

photo of Pat Porter
Patrick T. Porter
Director

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Wallace G. Rezentes Jr.
Deputy Director

Department of Parks & Recreation
4444 Rice St.
Moʻikeha Building, Suite 105
Lihue, HI 96766

Phone:  (808)241-4460
Fax:       (808)241-5126
Email:    parks@kauai.gov

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., HST 

Kaua‘i Parks & Recreation Master Plans Update

Parks Master Plan

Master Plan Update document

Master Plan for Black Pot Beach Park

Master Plan for Black Pot Beach Park

Appendices for Master Plan for Black Pot Beach Park

Herbicide Spraying Schedule

Herbicide treatments are scheduled as needed.
Notification will be posted 24 hours prior to application.