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Top 3 Predictions for Upcoming Trends in Parks and Recreation

IPR Hawaii looks into the future to bring you growing industry trends As leading partners in building Hawaii’s community recreation facilities we are continuously researching and studying worldwide discussions and trends in the world of parks and play. Based on this we’ve put together a short list of the top 3 biggest trends we see […]

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Caring For Your Maple Wood Gym Floor

  Choosing to install a hardwood maple flooring system is a big investment that shows you take pride in your facility and want the best playing surface possible for you athletes. These hardwood flooring systems can easily give you 50 years or more of high quality service when maintained properly. In order to help you […]


Making Play a Community Priority

The act of play is disappearing from the lives of our children. Kids are playing less in their homes, schools and neighborhoods as active unstructured play falls victim to tv, video games, internet, busy schedules, declining recess time, and a lack of access to safe play environments. There is concerning evidence showing that the loss […]


Spotlight Project: NOAA CDC Unique Playground Designs

Spotlight on the NOAA CDC Playgrounds By: Morad Elwir, IPR Hawaii Project Manager Being a new parent, I’m just beginning to appreciate the value that playgrounds offer children.  They give kids a place to let out some of that endless energy and to satisfy their curiosity for the world around them in a safe yet challenging […]


Why Design Build Is The Way To Go!

  It’s easy to recognize the benefits of creating a play, sports, or recreational project for your community.   If only building the project was as simple!  There is a deeply layered process of funding, designing, permitting, and installing any community cornerstone project, be it large or small.  Each step of the process can have you […]


Ka’u High School Gym Floor Installation

Here’s some quick peeks from behind the scenes of our latest wood gym floor installation at the Ka’u High School on the Big Island of Hawaii.  IPR Hawaii partners with Action Floor Systems to build beautiful high quality athletic flooring systems to school athletic facilities and sports venues throughout the Hawaiian Islands.  Wood floors not your […]


Seating Considerations For Indoor Sports Venues

When it comes to sports venues a lot of attention is given to the playing fields and courts, the equipment, the athletes themselves; all important and necessary considerations.  Now imagine for a moment a sports competition without the screams of a crowded stadium;  no cheering, only the occasional squeaking of rubber soles on lacquered floors echoing throughout an empty gym. Why, […]


Blessing a New Playground

Ewa by Gentry and community members join IPR Hawaii in blessing a newly constructed playground There’s nothing like seeing the the faces of children as they rush towards a new playground for the first time.  IPR Hawaii recently had the honor of participating in the blessing and unveiling for one of our newly constructed playgrounds at […]


Spray Park Sensation

A New Dimension of Play Water, our lives are intrinsically connected to it.  Its universal appeal has always brought people together transcending time, culture, and age.   Today, there’s a growing trend on the rise across the nation, utilizing our innate attraction for water and bringing communities together through an added element of fun.  The spray […]