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Boat Day Fundraiser benefits FHVNP (March 9)

Boat Day Fundraiser benefits FHVNP (March 9)

MEDIA RELEASE “Experience the nostalgia and aloha of Hawaii’s old-time boat days, replete with colorful flower lei, graceful hula auana, and lively Hawaiian music,” said Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park spokesperson Julie Mitchell. The public is invited to attend the Friends’ “Aloha Friday” Boat Day Fundraiser on board Holland America Line’s m.s. Rotterdam, which […]

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Explore Puna Coast Trail in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Dec. 11)

Explore Puna Coast Trail in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Dec. 11)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes Park (FHVNP) hosts its next “Sunday Walk in the Park” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 11. 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 6-mile round-trip walk will explore […]

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FHVNP Annual Meeting at Volcano House (Sept. 10)

FHVNP Annual Meeting at Volcano House (Sept. 10)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (FHVNP) hosts its Annual Meeting at the Volcano House, which is currently closed to the general public. The members-only meeting is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. “At the Friends meeting, our members get a rare behind-the-scenes experience in the Volcano House, which has been closed for […]

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Hike Kilauea Iki with the Friends (Aug. 14)

Hike Kilauea Iki with the Friends (Aug. 14)

MEDIA RELEASE On Aug. 14, the non-profit Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park presents its next “Sunday Walk in the Park” 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 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 three-hour, four-mile hike […]

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Officials at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park reopened Chain of Craters Road at 4 p.m. today, after a 24-hour closure resulting from new eruptive activity at Kīlauea volcano’s Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater.

Chain of Craters Road reopens for spectacular evening views of Kilauea eruption

Officials at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park reopened Chain of Craters Road at 4 p.m. today, after a 24-hour closure resulting from new eruptive activity at Kīlauea volcano’s Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater.

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Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes Park receives $5,000

Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes Park receives $5,000

MEDIA RELEASE The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) Every Day Grants program has awarded 22 nonprofit “Friends groups” grants of up to $5,000 each. Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park was one of the 22 grantees. The selection process was highly competitive, as more than 300 groups submitted applications. FHVNP was awarded $5,000 for its […]

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Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park upcoming programs

Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park upcoming programs

MEDIA RELEASE * VOLUNTEER FOREST RESTORATION PROJECT, 9 a.m.-3 pm. Saturday, July 16 This month we will work at the Kahuku Unit of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. We will remove invasive weeds in a fenced enclosure where a wide variety of native seedlings have been planted over the past five years. We will learn about […]

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HVNP 31st Annual Cultural Festival (July 9)

The 31st annual Cultural Festival will happen Sat., July 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park’s Kahuku Unit, in the Ka‘ū District. The event is free and is a wonderful way to celebrate Hawaiian culture with top Hawaiian entertainment, hands-on cultural demonstrations, local food, crafts and much more.

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Silent Auction follows July 4th Parade in Volcano

Silent Auction follows July 4th Parade in Volcano

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (FHVNP) is pleased to announce its July 4th Silent Auction. This annual fundraiser is a much anticipated part of Volcano’s Fourth of July parade and festival, which attracts hundreds of residents and visitors each year. The auction starts at 9 a.m., with final bids at 11:30 […]

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FHVNP seeks diverse board members

FHVNP seeks diverse board members

MEDIA RELEASE “The Nominating and Elections Committee of the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park seeks candidates to fill current and future vacancies on our Board of Directors,” FHVNP Interim President Patrick W. Naughton said. “Nominees of diverse backgrounds who can be visionary leaders are ideal.” Prior board experience is not required, but solid candidates […]

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Friends of HNVP forest project (April 16)

Friends of HNVP forest project (April 16)

* 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 16 Volunteer Forest Restoration Project: We will plant native species in the koa forest on the Mauna Loa strip of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. We will work in a former cattle pasture that is being transformed into a diverse native forest by planting nursery-reared seedlings. We may also help […]

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Friends of HVNP schedule for March

Friends of HVNP schedule for March

* 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 11 VOLUNTEER FOREST RESTORATION PROJECT. This month we will work in the Keanakakoi Special Ecological Area removing invasive, non-native faya plants that have grown since the park cleared the area a few years ago. Most faya are seedlings that pull easily; a few are maturing trees that we will […]

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Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park events for February

Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park events for February

MEDIA RELEASE * VOLUNTEER FOREST RESTORATION PROJECT, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 This month we will work in the Keanakakoi Special Ecological Area removing invasive, non-native faya plants that have grown since the park cleared the area a few years ago. Some faya are seedlings that pull easily; most are maturing trees that we […]

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Boat day fundraiser for park friends (Nov. 12)

Boat day fundraiser for park friends (Nov. 12)

MEDIA RELEASE “Experience the nostalgia and aloha of Hawaii’s old-time boat days, replete with colorful flower lei, graceful hula auana, and lively Hawaiian music,” says Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park spokesperson Julie Mitchell. The public is invited to attend the Friends’ “Reminiscing Boat Days” fundraiser on board Holland American Line’s m.s. Zaandam, which docks […]

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