Major construction begins at Kīlauea summit in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

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Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park News Release* Release Date: February 1, 2024Contact: Jessica Ferracane, Public Affairs Specialist(808) 985-6018; jessica_ferracane@nps.gov HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, Hawaiʻi – A construction project to repair, improve or remove damaged buildings and infrastructure at the summit of Kīlauea volcano is underway in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. On Wednesday, contractors fenced off Jaggar Museum,…

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Kīlauea Volcano is Erupting – September 10, 2023 3:15 pm HST

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September 10, 2023 From USGS – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Kīlauea volcano is erupting. At approximately 3:15 a.m./p.m. HST on September 10, 2023, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory observed eruptive activity in Kīlauea summit webcam images and from field reports indicating that an eruption has commenced within Halemaʻumaʻu crater and on the down dropped block to the east in…

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Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Co-sponsors the 39th Annual Cultural Festival in Kahuku on July 22, 2023

2023 Cultural Festival By Janice Wei

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is excited to announce a stellar lineup of local musicians, hula hālau, Hawaiian games and crafts plus local exhibitors and vendors for the 39th annual Cultural Festival happening in Kahuku on Saturday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free! Please view Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park news release for details

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Kīlauea Eruption Paused

20230628 Halemaʻumaʻu & Mauna Loa

Kīlauea is no longer erupting. Lava supply to the Halemaʻumaʻu lava lake ceased on June 19 based upon lava lake levels and behavior of the crater floor. Sulfur dioxide emissions have decreased to near pre-eruption background levels.

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Kīlauea Erupts!

20230607 Kilauea JW

Courtesy of USGS – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory This is a Kilauea Eruption message for Wednesday June 7. Kīlauea volcano is erupting. At approximately 4:44 a.m. HST on June 7, 2023, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory detected glow in Kīlauea summit webcam images indicating that an eruption has commenced within Halemaʻumaʻu crater in Kīlauea’s summit caldera, within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National…

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2023 Youth Ranger Graduating Class

Youth Rangers 2023

One of the most rewarding and successful park programs supported by Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park in 2023 was the Youth Ranger Internship Program. The Youth Ranger Internship Program provides education and career preparation to youth in rural East Hawai‘i. This year, 37 youth graduated from the Ka’u and Puna Districts on April 14,…

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Mauna Loa Erupts

Mauna Loa Erupts

Eruption in Mokuaweweo Caldera at the summit of Mauna Loa. Cell phone photo taken from The Kīlauea Visitor Center parking lot on Monday, 11/28/2022 at 6:15 a.m.

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Holidays in Kahuku – Free Event

Holidays at Kahuku

MARK YOUR CALENDARS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2022 10:00AM – 3:00PM Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park celebrates 25 years supporting the park! Please join us for our Annual Meeting with: Location: The Kahuku Unit of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. Highway 11 at mile marker 70.5. For more info go to www.fhvnp.org or call 808-985-7373. Event…

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Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Starts New Friends Group at Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park

Puuhonua o Honaunau

“The Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is honored to participate in the National Park Foundation’s Strong Parks, Strong Communities program. Under our Wing is a project that will enable us to support Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park,” said Elizabeth Fien, president & CEO of The Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. “This park…

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National Public Lands Day is Saturday, September 24, 2022

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Established in 1994 and held annually on the fourth Saturday in September, National Public Lands Day is traditionally the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort. It celebrates the connection between people and green space in their community, inspires environmental stewardship, and encourages use of open space for education, recreation, and health benefits. This year, National Public…

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