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

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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Summer Soltice has begun – Be a Hiking Philanthropist

June 20, 2017

Summer is officially here!  Looking for things to do?  How about hiking in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park?  Enjoy a private guided tour with one of our scientists or naturalist – great for family groups.  Plus, any private guided tour you do, the proceeds go to support vital park projects and programs.  With that said, we…

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LOGO – Pack & Go Rain Jackets are here!

November 30, 2016

Love the outdoors?  Have family and friends that love the outdoors?  Friends is pleased to announce our new Logo Wear – Pack & Go Rain Jackets.  Give a stylish gift and support our non-profit at the same time. SALE PRICE – All Jackets $35.00 4 color choices – Sizes from XS to 2X  

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Hey BIRD LOVERS – SPACE AVAILABLE – We want you!

August 25, 2016

We still have a few spaces left for the serious bird lover.  Sign up for “Feathers in the Forest.SIGN UP HERE Also for the bird lover is a very special event – Apapane, Amakihi, Omao, OH MY! SIGN UP HERE

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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

30sep(sep 30)10:00 am(sep 30)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - September 30, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

04oct(oct 4)10:00 am(oct 4)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - October 4, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

08oct(oct 8)9:00 am(oct 8)9:00 amSunday Walk in the Park - NOVEMBER 20179:00 am - 1:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Event Type :Sunday Walk in the Park

14oct(oct 14)10:00 am(oct 14)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - October 14, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

18oct(oct 18)10:00 am(oct 18)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - October 18, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

20oct(oct 20)8:30 am(oct 20)8:30 amForest Restoration Project - October 20, 20178:30 am - 3:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Forest Restoration Event Type :Forest Restoration

28oct(oct 28)10:00 am(oct 28)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - October 28, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

01nov10:00 am2:00 pmWild Caves Exploration Institute - November 1, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

11nov(nov 11)10:00 am(nov 11)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - November 11, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

15nov(nov 15)10:00 am(nov 15)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - November 15, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

17nov(nov 17)8:30 am(nov 17)8:30 amForest Restoration Project - November 17, 20178:30 am - 3:00 pm Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Forest Restoration Event Type :Forest Restoration

29nov(nov 29)10:00 am(nov 29)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - November 29, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

09dec(dec 9)10:00 am(dec 9)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - December 9, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

13dec(dec 13)10:00 am(dec 13)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - December 13, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

23dec(dec 23)10:00 am(dec 23)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - December 23, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

27dec(dec 27)10:00 am(dec 27)10:00 amWild Caves Exploration Institute - December 27, 2017Pua Po‘o Lava Tube Exploration10:00 am - 2:00 pm Kilauea Iki Overlook Event Organized By: FHVNP Institute Event Type :Institute

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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