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

Friends Logo Wear – The perfect gift

December 5, 2018

Need the perfect lightweight Rain Jacket?  Get your pack and go Friends Logo jacket.  All proceeds support Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Project & Programs.  Join us on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park’s Kahuku unit.  We will have all of our logo wear for sale at the all day Holiday Craft Fair.…

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Holiday Craft, Music & Hula Fair at Kahuku

December 5, 2018

Want to take a beautiful hike and then listen to music and find that perfect gift?  On Sunday, December 16 from 9am to 4pm please join the Friends for this special Craft Fair.  Enjoy food, music, shave ice, and many different vendors selling their handmade items.  From jewelry to Christmas ornaments, great gift items for…

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The Holidays are almost here – Be a Hiking Philanthropist

December 5, 2018

The Holidays are almost here.  Need a break from the hustle and bustle of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and general overload? 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…

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Park Reopens on National Public Lands Day – September 22, 2018

September 19, 2018

We are thrilled that the park is reopening.  Here is what they have to say – Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is pleased to announce reopening on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m., National Public Lands Day. Park visitors should anticipate heavy traffic, long lines and delays, and one third fewer parking spaces when visiting the…

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Looking for an incredible tour of the beauty of Kahuku and other parts of Hawai’i Island?

July 3, 2018

While we are waiting for the summit area of the park to reopen, we will soon be offering tours of various beautiful places on the island – including the Kahuku Unit of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, and some secret gems unknown to most.  Expert scientists and naturalists will be guiding these adventures. Stay tuned for…

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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

tue25jun7:00 pmAfter Dark in the ParkArtist in Residence: Comics Journalist Andy Warner7:00 pm Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium Event Organized By: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park & National Park Arts Foundation Event Type :After Dark in the Park

tue02jul7:00 pmAfter Dark in the ParkVolcanic Pollution 2018 Kīlauea: From Source to Exposed Communities7:00 pm Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium Event Organized By: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park & Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Event Type :After Dark in the Park

tue09jul7:00 pmAfter Dark in the ParkNew insights from Kīlauea’s 2018 lower East Rift Zone eruption7:00 pm Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium Event Organized By: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park & Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Event Type :After Dark 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