Neighborhood centers closed for renovations

LIHUE — The county Department of Parks and Recreation announced that the Kalaheo and Kapaa neighborhood centers will be closed due to construction through March 31.

The scope of the work at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center includes a partial conversion to a hurricane shelter, and a gym roof replacement. The scope of work at the Kapaa Neighborhood Center includes the removal and replacement of floor tiles, general repairs, and painting of the facility. The cost for both projects totals $2.2 million.

During these closures, customers may purchase facility and camping permits at the following locations:

• The Hanapepe Recreation Center starting Oct. 6 weekdays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m;

• Anahola Clubhouse starting Nov. 1 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to noon.

Winter and spring fun programs will be accommodated at the Lihue Neighborhood Center and Kalaheo School’s Kato Gym.

The Sunshine Market held at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center will be relocated to Kalawai Park for the duration of the construction project, and will reopen at the center on April 7.


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