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

2019 Summer FHVNP Newsletter

July 2, 2019

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

July 2, 2019

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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June 19, 2019

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 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

tue06aug7:00 pmAfter Dark in the ParkPaniolo: Hawaiian Cowboys7:00 pm Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium Event Organized By: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park & Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Regular Events:After Dark in the Park

sun11aug10:00 am2:00 pmSunday Walk in the Park - AUGUST 11, 2019Hiking Mauna Loa (sub-alpine)10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kīpukapuaulu Circle - Bird Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Regular Events:Institute,Sunday Walk in the Park

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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 »


Connecting People

With the Park

Through Education


And Philanthropy