Several county park projects near completion

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A beachgoer walks from the water Thursday while enjoying the day at Richardson Ocean Park in Keaukaha.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A worker uses an excavator for ground work Friday at Waiakea Uka Park in Hilo. The park is under construction for improvements and renovations to the baseball fields and community center.

Numerous improvement projects in parks and recreational facilities across Hawaii County are nearing the finish line as the Parks and Recreation Department sets goals for next year.