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Skate park gets rollin’

Bla Watai pours concrete for the first phase of the Kona Skatepark Saturday (April 14) at Old Kona Airport Park. The first phase will include a barbecue area, picnic tables and a stage for skaters and others to perform, said Kona Skatepark Association Treasurer Cindy Hope. Subsequent phases will include bowls and skate areas for various levels. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

Jose B., left, and Bla Watai, right, pour concrete for the first phase of the Kona Skatepark Saturday (April 14) at Old Kona Airport Park. The first phase will include a barbecue area, picnic tables and a stage for skaters and others to perform, said Kona Skatepark Association Treasurer Cindy Hope. Subsequent phases will include bowls and skate areas for various levels. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

Jose B. trims rebar for the first phase of the Kona Skatepark Saturday (April 14) at Old Kona Airport Park. The first phase will include a barbecue area, picnic tables and a stage for skaters and others to perform, said Kona Skatepark Association Treasurer Cindy Hope. Subsequent phases will include bowls and skate areas for various levels. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

Jose B. trims rebar in preparation for concrete to be poured for the first phase of the Kona Skatepark Saturday (April 14) at Old Kona Airport Park. The first phase will include a barbecue area, picnic tables and a stage for skaters and others to perform, said Kona Skatepark Association Treasurer Cindy Hope. Subsequent phases will include bowls and skate areas for various levels. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

Roxy Roy secures rebar for the first phase of the Kona Skatepark Saturday (April 14) at Old Kona Airport Park. The first phase will include a barbecue area, picnic tables and a stage for skaters and others to perform, said Kona Skatepark Association Treasurer Cindy Hope. Subsequent phases will include bowls and skate areas for various levels. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

Bla Watai, left, pours concrete while Roxy Roy, right, helps it settle over the rebar for the first phase of the Kona Skatepark Saturday (April 14) at Old Kona Airport Park. The first phase will include a barbecue area, picnic tables and a stage for skaters and others to perform, said Kona Skatepark Association Treasurer Cindy Hope. Subsequent phases will include bowls and skate areas for various levels. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

Bla Watai uses a jackhammer in preparation to pour concrete for the first phase of the Kona Skatepark Saturday (April 14) at Old Kona Airport Park. The first phase will include a barbecue area, picnic tables and a stage for skaters and others to perform, said Kona Skatepark Association Treasurer Cindy Hope. Subsequent phases will include bowls and skate areas for various levels. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)