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National Park Foundation grant for hawksbill turtles

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is one of 23 national parks selected to receive a 2014 Impact Grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. The $19,200 grant will assist park efforts to protect the federally endangered hawksbill turtle, known as the honuea in Hawaiian, by supporting park volunteers […]

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Field seminar takes peek behind the scenes

MEDIA RELEASE Join the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (FHVNP) for a special field seminar in the park’s nursery, herbarium and the bird and wildlife collection, which isn’t open to the general public. The field seminar is 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 23. A presentation by Dr. Rhonda Loh and her staff will include a […]

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Hawaiian petrels get ready for first flight

MEDIA RELEASE It’s a precarious time of year for one of Hawaii’s rarest endemic seabird species, and the national park is keeping a watchful eye on its small population. The ‘ua‘u, or Hawaiian petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis), is a federally endangered native seabird, and the only known nests on Hawaii Island are within Hawaii Volcanoes National […]

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