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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Department of Parks and Recreation announces Waikapu Park Complex improvements

The Department of Parks and Recreation announces improvements and expansion of the Waikapu Community Center, replacement of ballfield irrigation and other park upgrades. The construction work will require closure of the Waikapu Park Complex from Nov. 16, 2020, through Sept. 12, 2021.

“I understand this is an inconvenience for our community, but this work is necessary to improve the Waikapu Park Complex to better serve our residents,” Mayor Michael Victorino said. “Mahalo to our residents for their patience and understanding.”

The project will include improvements to and expansion of the existing community center building for ADA accessibility compliance and the addition of two covered lanai. Site work improvements include alterations to the existing parking and replacing the ballfield irrigation system, along with utilities improvements at the driveway connection to Waiko Road.

The Waikapu Community Center remains closed for public health and safety reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The park closure will affect the entire Waikapu Park Complex, including the ballfield and basketball court.

The project consultant is Riecke, Sunnland, Kono Architects Ltd., and the general contractor is Betsill Brothers LLC.

The public is asked to stay outside of the construction area for safety reasons, and the department apologizes for any inconvenience.

For more information, contact CIP Coordinator Cheryl Akiona at or call (808) 270-7388.  

For general Parks and Recreation information, visit

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