~ Founded January 13, 1997 ~
Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park celebrates 25 years of supporting Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.

Our Programs

Wild Caves Exploration

An in-depth guided exploration through a tropical rain forest and fragile lava tube.

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Institute On Demand Private Tours

Private tours of the park are custom-designed to your group size, itinerary, interests and physical abilities.

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Youth Ranger Program

Provides education and career preparation to youth in rural East Hawai‘i

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Walk in the Park

This monthly program on second Sundays is aimed at bringing together FHVNP members to explore the park’s beautiful trails.

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Forest Restoration

Help conserve the forests of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park with monthly volunteer projects that include native seed collection, invasive species removal, and native seedling planting.

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Guardians of the Trails

In 2018, Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park launched our Guardians of the Trails Program.

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NPS Arrowhead

The Official Philanthropic Partner to Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Upcoming Events

May

tue21may7:00 pmAfter Dark in the Park - May 21, 2024Hawaiian ʻAwa: A Cross-cultural Tradition7:00 pm(GMT-10:00) Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium

wed22may7:00 pmwed8:00 pmNā Leo Manu - Heavenly Voices - May 22, 2024Music with Kainani Kahaunaele7:00 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT-10:00) Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium

June

tue04jun7:00 pmAfter Dark in the Park - June 4, 2024Digging the Past: The Hawaiian Field Systems of Kaʻū7:00 pm(GMT-10:00) Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium

sun09jun10:00 amsun2:00 pmSunday Walk in the Park - Kahuku Palm Trail - June 9, 2024Kahuku Palm Trail10:00 am - 2:00 pm(GMT-10:00) Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park - Kahuku Unit

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Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

FHVNP is a non-profit organization with members worldwide who have experienced the wonder and power of the park’s living volcanoes. In Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, friends and visitors can walk on new lava fields, hike thorough ancient rainforests, see plants and animals found nowhere else on earth, and learn to respect and celebrate the culture and traditions of Hawai‘i’s indigenous people. More »

FHVNP...

Connecting People

With the Park

Through Education

Volunteerism

And Philanthropy