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Kawamoto Swim Stadium Scheduled for Fire Ant Treatment

January 29, 2015, 10:59 AM HST
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The County of Hawai’i Department of Parks and Recreation will be closing Hilo’s Charles “Sparky” Kawamoto Swim Stadium on Thursday, Feb. 5 while the treatment of fire ants takes place.

P&R officials say the swimming pool is scheduled to reopen on the following day, Feb. 6, at 9 a.m., and normal swim programs will resume.

Temporary closures are expected to continue on a six week basis to allow follow-up treatments by fire ant control technicians.

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