Posts by Elizabeth Fien
The Holidays are almost here – Be a Hiking Philanthropist
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…Read More
LOGO – Pack & Go Rain Jackets are here!
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 2XRead More
Hey BIRD LOVERS – SPACE AVAILABLE – We want you!
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 HERERead More
36th Annual Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Cultural Festival & BioBlitz
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE! Join us in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park for this exciting event. This year’s festival honors the park’s centennial anniversary. Themed E Ho‘omau (to perpetuate; to continue in a way that causes good to be long-lasting), the 36th annual cultural festival invites people of all ages…Read More
JULY 4 Fundraiser a success. MAHALO!
Mahalo to all of our members for volunteering at our July 4 Silent Auction. Welcome to our new members and all who supported the event. Your donations support so many vital park programs and projects. Again, Mahalo nui loa!Read More
MAHALO KapohoKine Adventure Tours
We are so grateful for all of the support Kapohokine Adventures does for Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. For the past three year, Kapohokine has been the “Official Transportation” for the Youth Ranger Internship Training Program., WE APPRECIATE KAPOHOKINE!Read More
CHANGES TO OUR WEBSITE
We have been actively making many changes to our website, and fixing glitches. You should now be able to register and pay (if paid event) here on our website. During checkout, it still asks you to go to PayPal. NOTE: you do not need a PayPal account to pay. It will take you to their…Read More
Happy Holidays from Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park! Aloha Members & Friends, Having been with Friends for almost 4 years now, one thing that stands out above and beyond all else is PASSION. Each person I have met cares deeply and genuinely for Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. I am honored to be in such…Read More
Annual Membership Meeting & Luncheon
The Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park invite its members to the Annual Membership Meeting to be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015, at the Kahuku Unit of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. This event is the annual celebration of our organization as we come together in fellowship and reaffirm our partnership with the National Park Service at…Read More
HAPPY 99th Birthday Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
Friends Welcomes New Staff member Ellen Quier
We are pleased to welcome our newest staff member, Ellen Quier – Executive Administrative Assistant. After her first trip to Hawaii in 2006 she knew this is where she wanted to call home. Ellen moved from Pennsylvania to the Big Island in 2010. Ellen and her husband, Sterling reside in the home they built in…Read More
BIOBLITZ, BIODIVERSITY & CULTURAL FESTIVAL – May 15 and 16, 2015
FRIENDS IS HONORED TO BE A MAJOR SPONSOR of the BIOBLITZ! Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park to Host BioBlitz 2015 Sign Up Now to Join Top Scientists, Students and the Public in a Race to Count Species and Celebrate the Connection of Science and Hawaiian Culture May 15 and 16, 2015 35th Annual Cultural Festival Moved…Read More
My Hawai’i Story Contest 2015
Friends is proud to be one of the major sponsors for the My Hawai’i Story Contest. The 2015 My Hawai‘i creative writing contest is open to all middle school students (6-8th grade) in the state. Students are invited to submit their best story or poem that addresses this year’s theme, “Hanohano Hawai‘i Kuauli: Celebrating Collaboration…Read More
Friends Selects Executive Director
The Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park (FHVNP) has selected Elizabeth Fien as Executive Director. Fien will be responsible for implementation and oversight of all aspects of the nonprofit group’s operation, including conservation, stewardship, development, external relations, governance, and general management. She will also will lead the organization as it prepares for the celebration of…Read More
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Aloha Members & Friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors and the staff of FHVNP, we want to wish everyone a Happy New Year! We have a lot of news and exciting happenings in store for 2015. An e-blast will be arriving in the next few weeks. Stay tuned…Read More