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P&R Battle Against Fire Ants Continues

October 17, 2014, 5:58 PM HST
* Updated October 17, 6:48 PM
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As part of the ongoing battle against fire ants, the Hawai’i County Department of Parks and Recreation will be temporarily closing park sites to treat the problem.

The following locations will close temporarily on their indicated dates, weather permitting:

Lili’uokalani Gardens, Oct. 20 and Dec. 1

Hilo Bayfront Park, Oct. 21 and Dec. 2

Honoli’i Beach Park, Oct. 21 and Dec. 2

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Kolekole Gulch Park, Oct. 23 and Dec. 4

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Machado Acres Park, Oct. 23 and Dec. 4

Kea’au Senior Center, Oct. 27 and Dec. 8

Kūhiō Kalaniana’ole Park, Oct. 27 and Dec. 8

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Kamana Senior Center, Oct. 28 and Dec. 9

Onekahakaha Beach Park, Oct. 29 and Dec. 10

Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo, Nov. 5-6 and Dec. 17-18

Mālama Park, Nov. 10 and Dec. 22

Waiākeawaena Park and Andrews Gym, Nov. 15 and Dec. 29

Na’alehu Park, Nov. 20

Waiākea-Uka Park and Gym, Nov. 24

Some of these locations are areas that have been treated previously.

Additional sites and dates will continue to be announced in the future.

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