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FHVNP hosts HOVE restoration project (Sept. 28)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park hosts its next volunteer forest restoration project 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 Sept. 28 is National Public Lands Day. FHVNP will be joining the park and the Ocean View Community Association in controlling fountain grass along roadways in Hawaii Ocean View Estates (HOVE). Fountain grass […]

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Youth earn internships at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

MEDIA RELEASE Nearly 50 Hawaii Island high school youth have completed training for eight-week summer internship programs with Hawaii Volcanoes National Park starting in June. The park’s non-profit partner, Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, was awarded grants from the Cooke Foundation, Ltd., the Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Foundation, Kamehameha Schools Aina Education […]

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‘Saturday Walk in the Park’ through Kilauea Iki (May 11)

MEDIA RELEASE The non-profit Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (FHVNP) presents a “Saturday Walk in the Park” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 11. This monthly program, usually offered on second Sundays, is aimed at bringing together the members of FHVNP to share in the park’s beautiful trails. “For May only, we changed our walk […]

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Learn how life reappears on lava flows (March 23)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, with two active volcanoes, may be one of the world’s best outdoor classrooms for learning about the colonization of new geological surfaces, a process that ecologists label “primary succession,” says botanist Tim Tunison. The public is invited to join Tunison 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 23 for his fascinating […]

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Field seminar takes peek behind the scenes

MEDIA RELEASE Join the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (FHVNP) for a special field seminar in the park’s nursery, herbarium and the bird and wildlife collection, which isn’t open to the general public. The field seminar is 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 23. A presentation by Dr. Rhonda Loh and her staff will include a […]

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Hiking Puu Huluhulu with geologist (Feb. 10)

MEDIA RELEASE Join the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (FHVNP) for a “Sunday Walk in the Park” 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 10. This monthly program on second Sundays is aimed at bringing together the members of FHVNP to share in the park’s beautiful trails. Led by Cheryl Gansecki this month’s two-hour, three-mile round-trip hike will […]

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National Kids To Parks Day (May 19)

National Kids To Parks Day (May 19)

MEDIA RELEASE On Saturday, May 19, thousands of children nationwide, including in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, will take part in National Park Trust’s second annual National Kids to Parks Day. “We want to encourage children across the country to explore their neighborhood parks and discover the history, nature, and adventure right around the corner or […]

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Help plant native seedlings on Mauna Loa (April 20)

Help plant native seedlings on Mauna Loa (April 20)

MEDIA RELEASE Volunteers are needed to plant native seedlings during the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s “Forest Restoration Project” 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, April 20. “Plantings will take place in an area of the Mauna Loa strip where natural regeneration of the forest has not occurred,” said Mark Johnson, who co-chairs the Friends’ Forest […]

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Tour features some of the rarest birds on Earth (April 16)

Tour features some of the rarest birds on Earth (April 16)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaiian Islands are home to bird species that are found nowhere else on earth. The Keauhou Bird Conservation Center (KBCC) in Volcano is one of two centers operated by the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research as part of its Hawaii Endangered Bird Conservation Program. Using intensive captive propagation and release […]

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April programs from Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

April programs from Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

MEDIA RELEASE * SUNDAY WALK IN THE PARK Noon-2 p.m., Sunday, April 8 This monthly program on second Sundays is aimed at bringing together the members of the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to share in the park’s beautiful trails. Led by Nick Shema, this month’s 2-part, 2-mile round-trip walk explores 2 different areas […]

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'Sunday Walk in the Park' (April 8)

‘Sunday Walk in the Park’ (April 8)

MEDIA RELEASE The public is invited to join the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes Park for a “Sunday Walk in the Park” noon-2 p.m. April 8. This monthly program on second Sundays is aimed at bringing together the members of FHVNP to share in the park’s beautiful trails. Led by Nick Shema, this month’s two-part, two-mile […]

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Field seminar takes walk through time (March 31)

Field seminar takes walk through time (March 31)

MEDIA RELEASE On Saturday, March 31, the public is invited to take a walk through time and learn how Hawaiians living in the shadow of Pele adapted to life on a lava landscape. From 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., archeologist Jadelyn Moniz Nakamura leads the field seminar “Kealakomowaena: Life on a Lava Landscape” in Hawaii […]

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Friends of HVNP announces 'Images From the Edge' photo contest

Friends of HVNP announces ‘Images From the Edge’ photo contest

MEDIA RELEASE Calling all photographers! Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park announces the first annual “Images From the Edge” photo contest. “We look forward to receiving fine photographic images taken of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park made by our island residents and off-island visitors of all ages and skill levels,” FHVNP General Manager Julie Mitchell said. […]

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Friends of HVNP programs in March

Friends of HVNP programs in March

MEDIA RELEASE * “Images from the Edge” Photo Contest March 1 – April 2 Calling all photographers! Submit your original photographs taken in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (park entrance fees apply). First, second, and third place awards will be given in 3 categories: Amateur-Beginner, Amateur-Advanced, and Professional. There will also be from 3 to 7 […]

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