Connecting People with the Park
through education, volunteerism, and philanthropy

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is Open

January 23, 2018

The park re-opened on Tuesday, January 23 at 8:00am.  We hope to see you here soon!

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Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park CLOSED due to Government Shutdown

January 20, 2018

Aloha Friends, Due to the government shutdown, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is closed.  We however will stay open.  Our mission needs to continue.  Please feel free to call us during normal business hours (Mon. – Friday 9am – 5pm) at (808) 985-7373.  We will keep you updated here and on our Facebook site. Please note:…

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Good News – 3 tickets opened up for January 10 Wild Caves Tour

January 9, 2018

Have a last minute desire to explore one of the world’s coolest wild lava tubes.  Here’s your chance.  Rarely do tickets open up at the last minute!  We had three people cancel this morning – their loss, your gain.  First come first serve.  Visit the events page and click on January 10, 2018.  Only 60.00…

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Did you know?

August 14, 2017

Did you know? Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park supports many projects and programs.  Thanks to you, the following is a glimpse of what we do to support our park: Youth Ranger Internship Program – (now in its 8th year)  To date we have raised over $400,000 cash, and 150,000 in-kind.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN…

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Wild Cave (Puapo’o Lave Tube) Tours are Back!

July 31, 2017

We are excited to announce our Wild Cave Tours are back.  The good news, is cost is only $60.00 per person!  Our first tour will commence on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.  The tour will be offered one day a week (Wednesday or Saturday).  Spaces fill up quickly, so buy your ticket now. Please note –…

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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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Junior Ranger Program

A yearly 1 week summer program for children ages 7-13 to learn about conservation with park staff.

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Featured Events

Upcoming Events

sat24feb11:00 am1:00 pmFeaturedAnnual Membership Meeting & Luncheon 201811:00 am - 1:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Event Type :FHVNP ANNUAL MEETING

sat03mar10:00 am2:00 pmSold Out!Wild Caves Exploration Institute - March 3, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

wed07mar10:00 am2:00 pmSold Out!Wild Caves Exploration Institute - March 7, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

sun11mar10:00 am12:00 pmSunday Walk in the Park - MARCH 11, 2018 Sulpher Banks and ‘Iliahi Trail10:00 am - 12:00 pm Sulphur Banks Event Organized By: FHVNP Event Type :Sunday Walk in the Park

sat17mar10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - March 17, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

wed21mar10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - March 21, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

sat31mar10:00 am2:00 pmSold Out!Wild Caves Exploration Institute - March 31, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

wed04apr10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - April 4, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

sun08apr9:00 am11:00 amSunday Walk in the Park - APRIL, 2018Kīpukapuaulu9:00 am - 11:00 am Kipukapuaulu Circle - Bird Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Event Type :Sunday Walk in the Park

sat14apr10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - April 14, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

wed18apr10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - April 18, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

fri20apr9:00 am3:00 pmForest Restoration Project - April 20, 20189:00 am - 3:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Forest Restoration Event Type :Forest Restoration

sat28apr10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - April 28, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

wed02may10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - May 2, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

sat12may9:30 am2:00 pmSaturday Walk in the Park - MAY 12, 2018Kīlauea Iki Crater9:30 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Event Type :Sunday Walk in the Park

sat12may10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - May 12, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

wed16may10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - May 16, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

fri18may9:00 am3:00 pmForest Restoration Project - May 18, 20189:00 am - 3:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Forest Restoration Event Type :Forest Restoration

sat26may10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - May 26, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

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sat02jun10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - June 2, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

wed06jun10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - June 6, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

sun10jun10:00 am2:00 pmSunday Walk in the Park - JUNE 2018Kahuku Palm Trail10:00 am - 2:00 pm Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park - Kahuku Unit Event Organized By: FHVNP Event Type :Sunday Walk in the Park

fri15jun9:00 am3:00 pmForest Restoration Project - June 15, 20189:00 am - 3:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Forest Restoration Event Type :Forest Restoration

sat16jun10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - June 16, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

wed20jun10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - June 20, 2018Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

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sun08jul10:00 am1:00 pmSunday Walk in the Park - JULY 2018Mauna Ulu10:00 am - 1:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Event Type :Sunday Walk in the Park

fri20jul9:00 am3:00 pmForest Restoration Project- July 20, 20189:00 am - 3:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Forest Restoration Event Type :Forest Restoration

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 »

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