Public Meeting to Discuss New Kealakehe Regional Park Master Plan

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Parks and Recreation is pleased to invite the public to an informational meeting regarding development of a new regional park on a 190-acre site in Kealakehe.

An overview of the planning process will be presented and community input sought during the meeting set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 27, in Building G, Community Meeting Hale, of the West Hawai‘i Civic Center located at 74-5044 Ane Keohokāole Highway in Kailua-Kona.

This will be the first of three public meetings to determine what recreational activities and land uses are appropriate for the regional park to be built on state-owned land two miles north of Kailua-Kona. In January 2011, Governor Neil Abercrombie issued an executive order setting aside the vacant land for public purposes and placing it under the County of Hawai‘i’s control.

The goal of the meetings is to generate and implement a comprehensive master plan that will guide development of the regional park for the next 20 years.

For more information or to obtain flyers (electronic or hard copy), please contact Leslie Kurisaki, Kimura International, at (808) 944-8848 or

For accessibility accommodations for this meeting or to request a sign language interpreter or printed materials in alternate format, please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 323-4321.

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