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HVNP seeks public input on General Management Plan

HVNP seeks public input on General Management Plan

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has reached another milestone in its work on a General Management Plan and public input is needed. As part of an on-going effort to develop a General Management Plan/ Wilderness Study and Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/Wilderness Study/EIS), National Park Service staff will be hosting several “talk story” sessions to […]

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VEOC only federal building in Hawaii to achieve the prestigious top-tier ranking

HVNP emergency center earns LEED Platinum certification

VEOC only federal building in Hawaii to achieve the prestigious top-tier ranking

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Volcano House concession requirements not met

Volcano House concession requirements not met

MEDIA RELEASE The National Park Service (NPS) will be re-soliciting the Volcano House concession prospectus because the proposals received did not meet critical requirements for the concession contract. All proposals received in response to this solicitation were considered non-responsive and/or not qualified. “The Director of the NPS must, by law, reject proposals where the concessioner […]

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HVNP awarded Active Trails grant

HVNP awarded Active Trails grant

MEDIA RELEASE The National Park Foundation has awarded Hawaii Volcanoes National Park a grant to support the launch of Digital Mountain: It’s My Park Film Festival, an innovative project for students in grades 7 – 12 to make a film about the trails in their National Park. The grant is part of the National Park […]

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Public information officer worked with more than 1,000 television and film crews, and coordinated visits by dignitaries and celebrities

Mardie Lane, long-time voice of HVNP, retires

Public information officer worked with more than 1,000 television and film crews, and coordinated visits by dignitaries and celebrities

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Hawaii Volcanoes reopens Chain of Craters Road

Hawaii Volcanoes reopens Chain of Craters Road

MEDIA RELEASE Superintendent Cindy Orlando has announced the reopening of six miles of the upper Chain of Craters Road from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. “Reduced sulfur dioxide emissions and strong trades allow us to expand visitor opportunities to safely explore more of the park,” Orlando said. However, Hawaii Volcanoes is a geologically dynamic […]

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Latest eruption has all eyes on Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Latest eruption has all eyes on Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

MEDIA RELEASE Kilauea volcano’s new eruption site, which suddenly cracked open Saturday, March 5 continues to spew lava through fissures on its east rift zone, following the dramatic collapse of Puu Oo crater’s floor. Fiery curtains of orange lava – some as high as 80 feet – have been captured on video and in photographs […]

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New building is headquarters for visitor services, resource protection for Hawaii, Pacific

Emergency ops center dedicated at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

New building is headquarters for visitor services, resource protection for Hawaii, Pacific

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Support Hawaii’s national parks with TriPark Pass

Support Hawaii’s national parks with TriPark Pass

MEDIA RELEASE Superintendent Cindy Orlando has announced the sale of a new edition of the annual TriPark Pass. The $25 pass is available now at Hawaii Volcanoes, Puuhonua o Honaunau, and Haleakala national park entrance stations. Passes purchased in December can be used starting Jan. 1, 2011, and are valid for entrance to all three […]

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Environmental Assessment available for review; comments due June 30

Park seeks public input on Crater Rim Drive Rehabilitation EA

Environmental Assessment available for review; comments due June 30

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park's superstar has been erupting continuously since Jan. 3, 1983

Day 10,000: Kilauea hits an epic milestone

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s superstar has been erupting continuously since Jan. 3, 1983

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park eruption duty rangers receive Andrew Clark Hecht Public Safety Achievement Award

Volcano rangers receive highest National Park Service award

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park eruption duty rangers receive Andrew Clark Hecht Public Safety Achievement Award

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National Park Service aids county fire department

National Park Service aids county fire department

MEDIA RELEASE Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando has announced Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has obtained $15,600 in funding from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Rural Fire Assistance Program. The funds will be awarded to the county Fire Department to upgrade or purchase wildland firefighting equipment and support training of firefighters. The Rural Fire Assistance Program is […]

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Throughout the month, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), in cooperation with Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Hawai'i County Civil Defense, and the University of Hawai'i at Hilo, will sponsor various events to promote the importance of understanding and respecting the volcanoes on which we live.

Volcano Awareness Month kicks off

Throughout the month, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), in cooperation with Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Hawai’i County Civil Defense, and the University of Hawai’i at Hilo, will sponsor various events to promote the importance of understanding and respecting the volcanoes on which we live.

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