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through education, volunteerism, and philanthropy

10th ANNIVERSARY of Summit Eruption at Halema’uma’u

March 16, 2018

Kīlauea Volcano Summit Eruption at Halemaʻumaʻu Reaches 10th Anniversary this month! Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater began in March 2008, marking a ten year milestone. Since that time, countless changes have occurred. The crater enclosing the lava lake has enlarged through rockfalls, and explosions have thrown spatter around the crater and onto the…

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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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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

sat28apr10:00 am2:00 pmSold Out!Wild 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 pmSold Out!Wild 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 pmSold Out!Wild 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

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

sun12aug10:00 am2:00 pmSunday Walk in the Park - AUGUSTHiking Mauna Loa (sub-alpine)10:00 am - 2:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Event Type :Sunday Walk in the Park

fri17aug9:00 am3:00 pmForest Restoration Project- August 17, 20189:00 am - 3:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Forest Restoration Event Type :Forest Restoration

sun09sep10:00 am1:00 pmSunday Walk in the Park - SEPTEMBER, 201810:00 am - 1:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Event Type :Sunday Walk in the Park

fri21sep9:00 am3:00 pmForest Restoration Project- September 21, 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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