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Nation Park Week’s Go Wild for Culture’ (April 19-27)

MEDIA RELEASE The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Park Foundation, will celebrate National Park Week April 19-27 with a free-admission weekend and special events nationwide. The theme for this year’s National Park Week invites visitors to Go Wild! for history, nature, culture, wildlife, and fun in America’s national parks. At Hawaii Volcanoes [...]

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Hula Kahiko at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Volcano Art Center’s Hula Kahiko series featured a performance by kumu hula Micah Kamohoali`i with Halau Na Kipu‘upu‘u Saturday (April 12).

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Hawaii, Mexico students explore volcano in virtual field trip

Public able to join in trip, partly recorded from students’-eye view via ‘Grab & Go Glassroom’

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Hawaii schools joins Mexico City school for virtual field trip

MEDIA RELEASE On Monday, April 14, Keaau Elementary fourth and fifth graders will visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park for a hike into Kilauea Iki. Students from three Oahu schools – Nanakuli Elementary, Hale Kula Elementary and University Laboratory – and students from Peterson Schools in Mexico City will be virtually joining Keaau students via Google [...]

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HVNP, After Dark in the Park (April)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture and After Dark in the Park programs with the community and visitors in April. To celebrate the Merrie Monarch Festival’s 51st anniversary, special cultural presentations are offered April 23-25. All programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Programs are co-sponsored by [...]

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Palm Trail loop, NPS Photo

Explore the Kahuku area of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Everyone is invited to participate in the upcoming Kahuku programs, offered April through June 2014, in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Free! Palm Trail, People and Land of Kahuku and ‘Ōhi‘a Lehua are three of the hikes scheduled.

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Invasive Himalayan ginger in bloom.

Volunteers sought for Stewardship at the Summit April through June 2014

Protect the Hawaiian ecosystem from invasive, non-native plant species by volunteering for “Stewardship at the Summit” programs in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

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Landslide closes portion of Chain of Craters Road

Park rangers at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park closed a section of Chain of Craters Road below Kealakomo due to a landslide beneath the Hōlei Pali.

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Halemaumau Overlook Vent at Kilauea Caldera. NPS Photo by Michael Szoenyi

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park receives 1,583,209 Visitors in 2013

“We are pleased to again report an increase of visitors eager to enjoy Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, a World Heritage Site,” said Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando.

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One of the most popular vantage points and hiking trails in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park: Kīlauea Iki crater and trail, with Halema‘uma‘u plume,and Mauna Loa, both seen in the distance. NPS Photo/Michael Szoenyi

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park creates $113,376,400 in local economic benefit

A new National Park Service report for 2012 shows that the 1,483,928 visitors to Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park spent $113,376,400 in communities near the park.

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Hike, explore, and protect Kahuku

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shares the Kahuku Unit by offering free programs to introduce visitors and residents to the park’s southernmost section on select Sundays from January through March 2014. For all activities below, enter Kahuku on the mauka (uphill) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5, and meet near the parking [...]

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Crater Rim Drive work continues

MEDIA RELEASE The westbound lane fronting Steam Vents will be closed for up to 10 weeks, Monday through Thursday, while crews replace a deteriorated water main. Weekly work will be completed during four 10-hour days, instead of five eight-hour days. There will be no construction work or lane closure in the area Fridays. Traffic controllers [...]

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