COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP):

In order to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the public, the Department of Parks & Recreation (DOPR) offices at the Lihue Civic Center will continue to be closed to the public until further notice. DOPR's current business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Our front office staff is available via telephone at (808) 241-4460 or email at parks@kauai.gov. A staff member will return calls within 24 hours of a message received or the next business day for messages received after the close of business on Fridays.

Permit information and applications for various parks and recreational facilities are now available on our Permitting page.  Should you have any questions, please call:

(808) 241-4463 for Camping

(808) 241-4458 for Pavilions

(808) 241-4467 for Neighborhood Centers

(808) 241-6623 for the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall

The Wailua Golf Course has implemented its own SOPs that can be found at www.kauai.gov/golf

Information on the use of County pools can be found on our Facilities Page.

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


Tuesday, December 7, 2021
*NEW* Increased Social Gathering Limits at County Facilities

The Department of Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for social gatherings up to 40 persons indoors and 100 persons outdoors in accordance with Mayor's Emergency Rule #28.

Please visit our Permitting page for additional information and to submit an application.


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.