A nonprofit 501c3 professional and public interest organization formerly known as the Hawaii Recreation & Park Association (HRPA).
Members are vitally concerned with elevating standards and promoting high criteria of profesionalism in recreation and park activities.
The scope of the Society's membership includes professionals, interested citizens, students and organizations in the recreation & park fields at all levels and areas of service.
HRPS is dedicated to advancing the recreation and park field in the state of Hawaii by expanding professional and educational opportunities for its members and supporting programs that provide improved leisure services in Hawaii.
The Society acts as an independent voice for the recreation, park and leisure movement at federal, state and local levels and is an affiliate of the National Recreation & Parks Association.