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

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

tue12nov7:00 pmAfter Dark in the ParkAfter Dark in the Park - Sixty Years Later: 1959 Eruption of Kīlauea Iki and its Impacts on Volcanology7:00 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

fri22nov8:30 am3:00 pmForest Restoration Project- November 22, 20198:30 am - 3:00 pm Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Event Organized By: FHVNP Forest Restoration Regular Events:Forest Restoration

sun08dec10:00 am2:00 pmSunday Walk in the Park - DECEMBER 8, 2019Kahuku Forested Pit Crater10:00 am - 2:00 pm Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park - Kahuku Unit Event Organized By: FHVNP Regular Events:Institute,Sunday Walk in the Park

sat14dec10:00 am3:00 pmHolidays at KahukuCraft Fair10:00 am - 3:00 pm Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park - Kahuku Unit Event Organized By: Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Regular Events:Kahuku

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