Central Oahu Regional Park

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The Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park (CORP) is a 269-acre (1.09 km2) public park operated by the City and County of Honolulu. It held its grand opening on July 21, 2001 and it is located in Waipio, Oahu just off the Kamehameha Highway.[1]

The Central Oahu Regional Park complex currently includes a 20-court tennis center, which opened in 2003; the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center, four youth baseball diamonds, four regulation size baseball diamonds, a four diamond softball complex, as well as other multipurpose fields, and a 20-lane archery range.

CORP plays host to many different sporting events including swimming, baseball, soccer, football etc. It is also the home field for the Hawaii Pacific University Sea Warrior baseball team, the Chaminade University Silversword softball team as well as being the home of the 2007 Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) Softball Tournament.

The Hanwha Eagles (Korea Baseball Organization) uses the baseball field annually during spring training.

The park was renamed after U.S. Representative Patsy Mink in 2007.[2]

Current facilities[edit]

  • 4 Youth Baseball Fields
  • 4 Regulation Baseball Fields
  • 4 Regulation Softball Fields
  • 20 Tennis Courts
  • Olympic Size Swimming Pool
  • Multipurpose Fields
  • Archery Range

Planned facilities[edit]

  • Tennis Stadium
  • A Basketball Court is rumored
  • Equestrian Center

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pang, Gordon Y.K. (2001-07-16). "First of 'fields of dreams' to open in Central Oahu". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Honolulu, HI: Oahu Publications Inc. (Subsidiary of Black Press Group Ltd). Retrieved 2013-11-09. 
  2. ^ "City Renames Park after Patsy Mink - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL". Khnl.com. Retrieved 2013-11-09. 

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Coordinates: 21°24′50″N 158°0′20″W / 21.41389°N 158.00556°W / 21.41389; -158.00556