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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Specialty State License Plate.

National Parks license plates raises $25,000 in first quarter sales

The first specialty license plates in Hawaiʻi became available from Hawaiʻi Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices in August 2017, and feature colorful, iconic scenes from Haleakalā National Park and Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.

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Hawaii Island National Parks Celebrate Hawaiian Flag Day (July 31)

MEDIA RELEASE Four national parks on Hawaii Island will simultaneously celebrate the first national holiday in Hawaii, La hoihoi ea, or Hawaiian Flag Day, on Thursday, July 31. The event is free, but entrance fees apply at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park & Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park. Hawaii celebrated its first national holiday on […]

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The 2012 edition of the federal Interagency Recreation Pass and the annual Hawai‘i TriPark Pass are now on sale – just in time for the holidays. The 2012 TriPark Pass features artwork of  ‘ulei by Hilo artist John Dawson. A member of the rose family, ‘ulei is a sprawling native shrub that grows in all three parks.

2012 National Park passes on sale, features Hilo artist John Dawson’s artwork

The 2012 edition of the federal Interagency Recreation Pass and the annual Hawai‘i TriPark Pass are now on sale – just in time for the holidays. The 2012 TriPark Pass features artwork of ‘ulei by Hilo artist John Dawson. A member of the rose family, ‘ulei is a sprawling native shrub that grows in all […]

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The 8.9 earthquake that occurred off Japan on the afternoon of March 10, 2011 generated a series of fast moving, large tsunami waves that came ashore at Pu’uhonua o Honaunau and Kaloko Honokohau National Historical Parks, over topping walls and surging inland hundreds of feet. Park resource management crews assessed coastal areas of both National Parks on March 11 in the early morning hours, and witnessed a continued surging of tsunami related waves throughout the day.

Tsunami surge damage causes closure of two National Parks in West Hawaii

The 8.9 earthquake that occurred off Japan on the afternoon of March 10, 2011 generated a series of fast moving, large tsunami waves that came ashore at Pu’uhonua o Honaunau and Kaloko Honokohau National Historical Parks, over topping walls and surging inland hundreds of feet. Park resource management crews assessed coastal areas of both National […]

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Support Hawaii’s national parks with TriPark Pass

Support Hawaii’s national parks with TriPark Pass

MEDIA RELEASE Superintendent Cindy Orlando has announced the sale of a new edition of the annual TriPark Pass. The $25 pass is available now at Hawaii Volcanoes, Puuhonua o Honaunau, and Haleakala national park entrance stations. Passes purchased in December can be used starting Jan. 1, 2011, and are valid for entrance to all three […]

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To honor America’s service men and women, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that areas managed by the department will not charge entrance fees on Veterans Day.

National Parks free admission on Veterans Day

To honor America’s service men and women, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that areas managed by the department will not charge entrance fees on Veterans Day.

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Park Ranger Dean Gallagher leads visitors on a hike through the rainforest. At Hawai‘i Volcanoes, visitors can hike, bike, picnic, bird and volcano watch, and join in one or more of a dozen ranger-led activities offered daily.

Three free weekends this Summer at Hawaii National Parks

Park Ranger Dean Gallagher leads visitors on a hike through the rainforest. At Hawai‘i Volcanoes, visitors can hike, bike, picnic, bird and volcano watch, and join in one or more of a dozen ranger-led activities offered daily.

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Publication lists birds in Hawaii's national parks

Publication lists birds in Hawaii’s national parks

  MEDIA RELEASE Avid birders love to keep lists of the bird species they see all around the world. For them – and the rest of us who want to learn about Hawaii’s birds – there’s a handy new publication from the Hawaii Natural History Association.   Checklist of Birds in the National Parks of […]

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