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

Private Tours

Institute-on-Demand Institute-on-Demand private tours allows your group (of any size) to create your own custom-designed private tour. Let us know your group’s itinerary, activity level, and interests—and we’ll create a personalized adventure just for you! Our private tours are built on your interests – truly an experience dictated by you. We normally do 4, 6…

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2019 Summer FHVNP Newsletter

Aloha Friends, We were finally getting back to business as usual after the natural disasters that closed the park for 4 months, and then WHAM, a government shutdown. It was lovely to see all of us pull together to keep the park open. Every partner inside the park was willing to assist – a big…

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Forest Restoration Annual Reports

FOREST RESTORATION PROJECTS Volunteers are needed to help conserve the forests of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.  With over 330,000 acres, there is plenty to do!  Projects vary from month to month, and can include native seed collection, invasive species removal, and native seedling planting.  Our goal is to support the park as much as possible…

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Volunteer

Volunteers Do Make a Difference! Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park could not exist without its loyal cadre of volunteers, members, and all-volunteer board. From active outdoor projects to sit-down office tasks, volunteer opportunities abound! Contact Us to Volunteer If you’d like to volunteer, please email volunteer@fhvnp.org with your skills and areas of interests – we’ll gladly…

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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

sun13oct10:00 am12:00 pmEvent OverSunday Walk in the Park - OCTOBER 13, 2019Keanakākoʻi10:00 am - 12:00 pm Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Regular Events:Institute,Sunday Walk in the Park

fri18oct8:30 am3:00 pmForest Restoration Project- October 18, 2019Mauna Loa Road8:30 am - 3:00 pm Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Forest Restoration Regular Events:Forest Restoration

tue22oct8:00 am10:00 amFeaturedBirding at KīpukapuauluJoin Nick for a birding outing 8:00 am - 10:00 am Kīpukapuaulu - Bird Park Event Organized By: Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Regular Events:Paid Guided Programs

wed23oct10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedGuided Hike on a 60 Year Old Lava LakeFHVNP Institute Adventure10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kīlauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Regular Events:Paid Guided Programs

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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 »

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