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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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Cultural festival at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park this weekend June 23-24, 2018

On June 23th and 24th, 2018, Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park will host its annual Hawaiian Cultural Festival and celebrate the park’s 57th anniversary as a unit of the National Park Service. On Saturday, June 23rd, activities will include canoe rides in Hōnaunau Bay, lauhala and coconut frond weaving, kapa beating, traditional lei making, […]

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Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park to offer new annual pass

The National Park Service (NPS) announced today Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park will have a new park specific annual pass. This pass will cost $30 and will allow unlimited entry into the park for the entire calendar year from the time of purchase. This is a great pass for local residences that frequent the […]

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Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park to raise entrance fees

The National Park Service (NPS) announced today Pu‘uhōnua o Honaunau National Historical Park will modify its entrance fees to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs to enhance the visitor experience. Effective on June 1, 2018 the park fees will increase to $15 per vehicle, $7 per person walking in, and $10 per motorcycle.

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Helicopter operations to remove invasive plants at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park in March

The reason for the closure is to provide public safety during the removal of invasive, non-native vegetation as the park will be using helicopter operations. For further information please contact the Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park visitor center at 326-9057.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Kahuku Unit events October – December 2017

Everyone is invited to participate in the free guided hikes, “Coffee Talks” and ‘Ike Hana No‘eau Hawaiian cultural programs in the Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

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National Parks lifetime Senior Pass cost to increase from $10 to $80

On August 28, 2017, the price of the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase for the first time since 1994. The lifetime Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80.

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Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park’s July 2017 Events

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture and After Dark in the Park (ADIP) programs with the public throughout 2017.

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Eruption Crew Rangers work to reestablish lava viewing area at Kamokuna. NPS Photo taken Monday, January 2, 2017.

New photos and video show lava pouring from newly exposed sea cliff

Park officials hope to reopen the Kamokuna Lava Viewing Area by noon on January 3, 2017 which will be the 34th anniversary of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō eruption.

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Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site re-opens to public

Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site re-opened to the public this morning, including its visitor center, trails, and parking area. It had been closed since Sunday due to a fast-moving brushfire in Kawaihae that burned more than 4,650 acres. The 80-acre site is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The 43rd annual Ho‘oku‘ikahi Establishment […]

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Halemaumau Overlook Vent at Kilauea Caldera. NPS Photo by Michael Szoenyi

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park receives 1,583,209 Visitors in 2013

“We are pleased to again report an increase of visitors eager to enjoy Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, a World Heritage Site,” said Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando.

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One of the most popular vantage points and hiking trails in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park: Kīlauea Iki crater and trail, with Halema‘uma‘u plume,and Mauna Loa, both seen in the distance. NPS Photo/Michael Szoenyi

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park creates $113,376,400 in local economic benefit

A new National Park Service report for 2012 shows that the 1,483,928 visitors to Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park spent $113,376,400 in communities near the park.

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DLNR holds statewide comprehensive outdoor recreation plan meetings

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks, invites the public to informational meetings about the 2014 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) in February. Big Island meetings set for February 18 and 27, 2014.

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40th Annual Ho‘oku‘ikahi-Establishment Day

Pu‘ukohola Heiau National Historic Site’s 40th anniversary

Photographs of the 40th Annual Ho‘oku‘ikahi Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival in Kawaihae.

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