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Tourism to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park creates $124,937,400

MEDIA RELEASE A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2013 shows that the 1,583,209 visitors to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park spent $124,937,400 in communities near the park. This spending supported 1,476 jobs in the local area. “We are pleased to again report a steady annual increase of visitors to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a […]

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Park offers free Hawaiian music songwriting retreat

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is offering a two-day Hawaiian music songwriting retreat for beginners on Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17. Hawaiian music, language and haku mele (Hawaiian song) experts Kenneth Makuakane and Kaliko Trapp-Beamer will lead the workshops. Both workshops run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be held […]

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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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Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park to host Cultural Festival

MEDIA RELEASE Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will host the 33rd Annual Cultural Festival on Sat., July 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival is free, and park entrance fees are waived all day. This year’s festival will be presented at the park’s Kahua Hula (traditional hula platform) at Ka‘auea, south of Kīlauea Visitor […]

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A minor earthquake occurred at 7:21:07 PM (HST) on Monday, December 14, 2009 .
The magnitude 3.6 event occurred 6 km (4 miles) N of Ka`ena Point.
The hypocentral depth is 9 km ( 6 miles).

3.6M earthquake in Volcanoes National Park

A minor earthquake occurred at 7:21:07 PM (HST) on Monday, December 14, 2009 . The magnitude 3.6 event occurred 6 km (4 miles) N of Ka`ena Point. The hypocentral depth is 9 km ( 6 miles).

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Minor quake in Volcanoes National Park

Minor quake in Volcanoes National Park

View Larger Map A minor earthquake occurred at 1:21:21 AM (HST) on Tuesday, June 2, 2009 . The magnitude 3.0 event occurred 9 km (5 miles) NW of Ka`ena Point. The hypocentral depth is 8 km ( 5 miles) More info: tux.wr.usgs.gov/Quakes/hv00034…

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Rebuilding a hale at Volcanoes National Park

Rebuilding a hale at Volcanoes National Park

MEDIA RELEASE Perpetuate Native Hawaiian Culture:  Help Rebuild the Hale at the Pa Hula Join in a rare opportunity to learn from a master craftsman how to construct and thatch a traditional hale (Hawaiian house). Sign up as a Volunteer-in-Park (VIP) and work alongside Larry Kuamo‘o and his kokua, Eddie Kuahiwinui and Joey Ki’ili, as […]

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