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Design Input Sought For Kapa‘a Skate Park

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The County of Kaua‘i’s Department of Parks and Recreation, Bow Engineering and Development, Inc. (BEDI), and American Ramp Company (ARC) are seeking public input for a redesign of the Kapa‘a skate park.

“The County of Kaua‘i is partnering with BEDI and ARC to gather ideas from our community for a redesign of our skate park at the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex in Kapa‘a,” said Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami. “Skateboarding is near and dear to me, and providing improvements to this type of recreation for our community further encourages physical activity and provides an improved skate boarding experience for all users.”

The public may fill out the survey here: https://americanrampcompany.com/kapaa/.

BEDI is a women-owned and operated corporation that provides an array of civil and environmental engineering services throughout the State of Hawai‘i. BEDI has been in business since 1997, completing multiple projects in both the private and public sectors, including resorts, affordable housing, and various County parks improvements. The BEDI team’s experience provides an understanding of the standards and regulations set forth by agencies to expedite the review process.


Pivot Custom is a specialty division of ARC consisting of experienced skatepark designers and builders. Its team, composed of industry veterans, is ready to provide the public with some creative solutions for a skate park. The company’s most recent creation is the LOT 11 skatepark in downtown Miami, Florida which is currently being boasted as the best skate park in the United States. Pivot plans to bring the same quality work to the town of Kapa‘a by working the local skate scene to deliver a world class skate park that everybody will be proud of.


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