Catchup on the latest news about OPA and important pickleball developments around the island and state. We aim high and we work hard to put Hawai’i on the map for pickleball.

NEWS FLASH! City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation announces the build of new dedicated pickleball courts and with permanent nets! Get the details here.

Although the deadline to respond to this survey was March 6, 2023 for propose changes to the current rules on commercial use of outdoor courts (see draft here), we strongly encourage you to email your feedback to the Department of Parks and Recreation,

  • Wow! Mahalo to Honolulu Magazine with a surprise mention of our pickleball classes and other resources in “Best Reason to Get into Pickleball Now,” Best of HONOLULU 2022: The Best Fitness and Outdoor Fun on O‘ahu. Honolulu Magazine, July/August 2022.
  • “Aloha Pickleball.” InPickleball Magazine, Issue 3. How did we get started? Read our story and our ongoing youth pickleball program for 8-18 year olds coached by Elaina Paredes.
  • “What’s Pickleball?” by Deborah Taira, Generations Magazine. February-March 2019. Pickleball combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis and is played either indoors or outdoors on a 20×44-foot court. Players use a paddle, perforated ball similar to a whiffle ball, and a 3-foot-high net. Pickleball can be played as singles or doubles and it’s like playing ping pong on the ground.