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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Kahuku Unit. Hawaii 247/7 File Photo

Pit crater trail opening at Kahuku Unit Saturday (Sept 22)

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is pleased to announce the opening of the Pit Crater Trail on Saturday, September 22, on National Public Lands Day. A hike to the forested pit crater is a window into the past and a vision of the future for the Southwest Rift Zone of Mauna Loa. From the crater’s rim, […]

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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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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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Palm Trail loop, NPS Photo

Explore the Kahuku area of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Everyone is invited to participate in the upcoming Kahuku programs, offered April through June 2014, in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Free! Palm Trail, People and Land of Kahuku and ‘Ōhi‘a Lehua are three of the hikes scheduled.

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Hike, explore, and protect Kahuku

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shares the Kahuku Unit by offering free programs to introduce visitors and residents to the park’s southernmost section on select Sundays from January through March 2014. For all activities below, enter Kahuku on the mauka (uphill) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5, and meet near the parking […]

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Palm Trail showing 1868 lava flow (Photo courtesy of NPS)

Hike, explore and protect Kahuku

MEDIA RELEASE Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Kahuku Unit by offering free programs to introduce visitors and residents to the park’s southernmost section, now through September 2013. For all activities below, enter Kahuku on the mauka (uphill) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5, and meet near the parking […]

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Hike, explore and protect Kahuku

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park celebrates the tenth anniversary of the Kahuku Unit by offering free programs to introduce visitors and residents to the park’s southernmost section, April through June 2013. For all activities below, enter Kahuku on the mauka (uphill) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5, and meet near the parking […]

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Hike, explore, celebrate Kahuku’s 10th anniversary

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park celebrates the tenth anniversary of Kahuku in 2013 by offering free programs to introduce visitors and residents to the park’s southernmost section, January through March 2013: * Lunch with a Ranger at Kahuku. Bring a bag lunch and join Hawaii Volcanoes National Park rangers on select dates. Over lunch, […]

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New Kona Trail open in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

MEDIA RELEASE A new 4.5 mile hiking trail is open for visitors to Kahuku in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The Kona Trail is one of the most diverse trails in the Kahuku area. Located between 3,880 and 4,440 feet above sea level, the Kona Trail offers sweeping views of Ka Lae, the Ka‘u coast, and […]

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Hike, explore and protect Kahuku

MEDIA RELEASE Three free and adventurous programs offered by Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will introduce a captivating landscape, biodiversity and history of the park’s southernmost section to hikers. Palm Trail The new Palm Trail is a relatively easy 2.6 mile loop traversing through scenic pasture along an ancient cinder cone with some of the best […]

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Hike, explore & protect Kahuku

Hike, explore & protect Kahuku

MEDIA RELEASE Two adventurous programs offered by Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will introduce a captivating landscape, biodiversity and history of the park’s southernmost section to intrepid hikers. People and Land of Kahuku is a two-mile, three-hour expedition through pastures, a quarry, an airstrip and the 1868 lava fields of Kahuku. Rangers will explain how people […]

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The Kealakehe Waveriders hosted the Leilehua Mules Friday night (Nov 11) in Kona  and suffered a 35-24 loss bringing their season to an end. The third seed Lahainalunas defended their home turf with a 23-6 win against the Wildcats. Lahainaluna will meet second seed Waipahu Friday night on Oahu.

Kealakehe, Konawaena suffer losses in state football tourney

The Kealakehe Waveriders hosted the Leilehua Mules Friday night (Nov 11) in Kona and suffered a 35-24 loss bringing their season to an end. The third seed Lahainalunas defended their home turf with a 23-6 win against the Wildcats. Lahainaluna will meet second seed Waipahu Friday night on Oahu.

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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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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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