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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park plans to reopen in September

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park announced Tuesday (Aug 21) its goal to reopen parts of the park by September 22 – National Public Lands Day. Exact details of what will be open are pending, but visitors should expect limited hours and services and only some areas in the park will be open.

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Stene: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park should seek Federal funds to fix damaged roads

The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park wants to reopen the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park eventually. The first step in this process is the reconstruction of the park’s heavily damaged roadway infrastructure

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Impassable earthquake damaged Crater Rim Drive past Keanakakoi. NPS Photo

Talk-story sessions being held to discuss the future of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Most of the park, except the Kahuku Unit, has been closed due to increased volcanic and seismic activity since May 11. Saturday, August 18 marks the 100th day of the closure.

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Dying Ohia Trees from Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). Photo courtesy of DLNR.

The ‘Ōhiʻa Challenge offers a cash prize for a solution to the destructive ROD invasive fungi

U.S. Department of the Interior offices and agencies are working in partnership with others on the ‘Ōhiʻa Challenge, named after a Hawaiian legend that tells of the love and separation of the young couple ʻŌhiʻa and Lehua; Jealous of their love, the goddess Pele turned the warrior ʻŌhiʻa into a tree and Lehua into the […]

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Photo of Kahuku visitor "jumping for joy" in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park/NPS Photo by Janice Wei

Kahuku Unit of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park extends hours and programs

Starting Wednesday, August 15, the Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will extend its operating hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., adding an additional hour each day Wednesday through Sunday. Entrance and all programs are free. Kahuku is closed on Monday and Tuesday.

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Fire burns native forest in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as firefighters engage in suppression efforts. NPS Photo/Mark Wasser

Keauhou fire on the slopes of Mauna Loa is 90 percent contained

The Keauhou Fire received additional rainfall on Thursday. On Wednesday, 1/2 inch of rain fell aiding firefighters in their work. Containment remains at 90 percent and holding at 3,739 acres on the slopes of Mauna Loa, mostly within Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. With the cooler and wetter weather, firefighters are focusing on mop-up and patrol […]

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October 8 marked the grand opening of the Palm Trail, a new 2.6-mile loop trail in Kahuku, at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park’s Kahuku Unit in Ka‘u. Photo courtesy of NPS/Dave Boyle

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s Kahuku Unit closed in preparation for Hurricane Hector

Hawaii National Park, HI – The Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will be closed Wednesday in anticipation of Hurricane Hector. At this time, Hector is forecast to pass 200 miles south of Hawai‘i Island and is expected to bring damaging surf, heavy rain and dangerous winds to the Puna and Ka‘ū Districts. Park […]

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Volcano fire station apparatus and crews moved from Kilauea Military Camp to various locations

Due to the continued Halema‘uma‘u collapse events and the degradation of Highway 11 between the 28 to 32-mile marker, the Volcano Fire Station apparatus, and personnel, which were located within the National Park at the former Kilauea Military Camp (Station 19), have been temporarily relocated to safer locations.

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Visitors leap at a chance to explore Pu‘u o Lokuana cindercone in Kahuku. NPS Photo/Janice Wei

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park hikes, events and more for July 31-August 5, 2018

Everyone is invited to find their park and experience authentic Hawaiian cultural programs, guided hikes and more from Ka‘ū to Volcano to Hilo.

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The ‘ōhi‘a lehua tree is featured during a guided hike in Kahuku on Saturday. NPS Photo/Janice Wei ​

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Hikes, & Events, July 2-8, 2017

Everyone is invited to find their park and experience authentic Hawaiian cultural programs, guided hikes, After Dark events and more from Ka‘ū to Volcano to Hilo. While Kīlauea continues to shake the ground and blast ash from its ever-changing summit crater – causing the partial closure of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on May 11 – […]

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Ranger hike at Kahuku through native ‘ōhi‘a lehua forest. NPS Photo

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Hikes, Events & More, June 20-24, 2018

While Kīlauea continues to shake the ground and blast ash from its ever-changing summit crater park rangers continue to enlighten and engage visitors from other locations.

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Work begins on Chain of Craters-Kalapana Road evacuation route

The National Park Service and Hawai‘i Department of Transportation have signed an agreement to prepare the coastal stretch of Chain of Craters-Kalapana Road as an evacuation route through Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park should Highway 130 be cut off by lava from the Kīlauea eruption.

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Kahuku Unit of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park now open five days a week

The Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, located about an hour’s drive south of the park’s main entrance, is now open to visitors five days a week starting Wed., May 23. The new schedule is Wednesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free.

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Ranger Keoni talks to visitors at MDC. NPS Photo Janice Wei-t

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Rangers relocate to Mokupāpapa Discovery Center in Hilo

While most of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park remains closed, Park Rangers are greeting and serving visitors at the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center, 76 Kamehameha Avenue in Downtown Hilo. The Mokupāpapa Discovery Center (administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – NOAA) was established in 2003 to interpret the natural science, culture and history of the […]

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