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HVNP Kilauea Visitor Center auditorium to temporarily close for electrical work

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii National Park, HI – Kīlauea Visitor Center auditorium will be closed Thursday-Friday (March 21-22) for electrical rewiring in advance of a planned upgrade slated April 8-15, 2019. The auditorium will again close temporarily from April 8 through April 15 for system upgrades. The visitor center will remain open during both closures, but park films normally shown in the auditorium […]

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Kīlauea Visitor Center auditorium to close temporarily for long-awaited upgrades

The auditorium in Kīlauea Visitor Center will close temporarily from April 8 through April 15 for system upgrades. The visitor center will remain open, but park films normally shown in the auditorium will not be shown during this time.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to conduct flight operations in March 2019

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii National Park, HI – Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park announces the following flight plans for March 2019: March 7, between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m., departing from the rainshed at Kīlauea summit for invasive faya tree surveys in upper Kahuku mauka and east units, above 5,000-ft. elevation. March 12 and 13, between 7 […]

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LFA drawn to peanut butter on a chopstick. Courtesy Photo

Temporary closure of National park steam vents parking lot March 14 for little fire ant treatment

The Steam Vents parking lot in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will be closed Thurs., March 14 from 8 a.m. to noon for the treatment of invasive little fire ants (LFA).   In late 2018, park scientists made the unwelcome discovery of LFAs in the park.

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Hikers at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. NPS Photo

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park March 2019 events

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i –Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture, After Dark in the Park talks, stewardship programs and opportunities to explore the Kahuku Unit during March 2019.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopens two trails and Mauna Loa Road

Two trails have reopened in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park after being closed last year due to impacts from tens of thousands of earthquakes that also damaged roads, buildings and other park infrastructure.

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January 2019 events for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

After Dark in the Park talks, and other programs throughout January 2019 – which is Volcano Awareness Month.

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Partial shutdown of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park services during government shutdown

During the shutdown of the federal government due to a lapse of appropriations, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures. Some park roads, trails, and viewpoints in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will remain accessible to visitors, but emergency and rescue services will be limited.

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Mauna Loa Road closed due to very high fire danger

Due to very high fire danger on Mauna Loa, park officials have closed Mauna Loa Road at the gate near Kīpukapuaulu parking area until further notice. Non-motorized day use such as hiking and bicycling will be permitted, and backcountry camping on Mauna Loa is allowed with a permit.

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Holiday hours for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will be open on Christmas Day (Tues., Dec. 25) and New Year’s Eve (Mon., Dec. 31), but Kīlauea Visitor Center, which opens daily at 9 a.m., will close at 2 p.m. both days. The Kahuku Unit will be closed on Thurs., Dec. 20. In addition, it will be closed Tues. Dec. […]

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Paul Field instructs volunteers on vegetation management at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. NPS Photo

December 2018 events at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture, After Dark in the Park talks, and other programs throughout December.

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Hikers descending Mauna Loa Trail from Pu‘u ‘Ula‘ula. NPS Photo/Jessica Ferracane

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen Mauna Loa Road, trail and cabins Monday (Oct 8)

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will fully reopen Mauna Loa Road to vehicles on Monday, Oct. 8, along with the Mauna Loa Trail, the 13,677-foot summit and both high-altitude cabins.

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Pahoa Post Office

Postal services suspended during the Kilauea Eruption partially resume Tuesday (Oct 9)

The National Park Post Office, located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, will reopen for business as usual. Its hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekdays. The Pahoa Post Office will resume mail delivery to portions of the Leilani Estates subdivision. Delivery will be limited for now to addresses on the streets […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to conduct helicopter operations

In addition, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory may conduct flight operations over Kīlauea and Mauna Loa to assess volcanic activity and maintain instrumentation. The park regrets any noise impact to residents and park visitors. Dates and times are subject to change based on aircraft availability and weather.

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