Hickam Skate Hangar
The Hickam Skate Hangar was designated for skateboarding during the mid eighties by the base. Soon thereafter, portable ramps were brought in my the local skaters... quite a few came and went... not too long later, Hickam Youth Programs organized the park with a few donations of ramps; after a Powell Skate Demo at the Pearl Harbors Richardson Field a vert ramp soon appeared, as well as some street course items donated after a contest held by Town & Country. In the late eighties, some material was bought to build a mini ramp which later turned into a mini-ramp/spine. The vert got a facelift in width after a rollerblade demo at Aloha Tower during the mid nineties.... In 1999 the street course received a renovation/ expansion, the mini spine was torn down and the keyhole bowl (DK Bowl) was built... soon thereafter the old vert-ramp was torn down and updated to 10ft transitions/12ft tall courtesy of the "All Girl Skate Jam" which was a Pro Event on the North Shore of Oahu. In 2002, the 4ft mini was destroyed as well as the old shack to make room for the mini-bowl. With almost the demise of the park by the end of 2005 due to financial & space availability, decisions were made to consign out the park to a concessionaire in the hopes to uplift the park once again... In late 2006, the street course was re-vamped, bowls spruced up and plans on a new vert-ramp... the park re-opened it's doors in Dec 2006 under BDK Skate as the concessionaire for Hickam Youth Programs and we hope the rest will go down in the history books of skating.
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