Holidays in Kahuku – Free Event

Holidays at Kahuku

MARK YOUR CALENDARS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 202210:00AM – 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 Flyer…

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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

2020 Planting Painiu NPS Photo/Moses Espaniola

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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Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy FHVNP Scholarship Announcement

Trainees at a park ranger law enforcement academy training program

FHVNP is a non-profit organization with members worldwide who have experienced the wonder and power of the park’s living volcanoes. Our mission – ‘Ike honua – Value of place – is to support the National Park Service in the protection, preservation, and interpretation of the natural and cultural resources at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park for…

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Halemaʻumaʻu Erupts

Halemaumau erupts on 9/30/2021

At 3:20 pm HST on September 29, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) detected glow in Kīlauea summit webcam images indicating that an eruption has commenced within Halemaʻumaʻu crater in the Kīlauea summit caldera. The new eruption began four months after the end of the previous Kīlauea eruption which ended in May. Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park press…

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Shop for Deals at Amazon Smile & Support the “Friends”

amazon box

“Get ready for Prime Day! Sign up for AmazonSmile and select Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as your preferred charity at smile.amazon.com/ch/31-1577169. Remember to shop for deals at smile.amazon.com, or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon app, and AmazonSmile will donate to us at no cost to you.” 

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Popular lava tube reopens in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

Nahuku - Thurston Lava Tube

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park News Release: March 26, 2021 Hawaii National Park, HAWAI‘I – Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park reopened Nāhuku (Thurston Lava Tube) today, March 26, 2021. The popular walk-through lava tube and rainforest trail were closed since March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. There’s one way to explore Nāhuku (Thurston Lava Tube) again,…

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Halemaʻumaʻu Erupts

Halemaʻumaʻu on December 20, 2020

Shortly after approximately 9:30 p.m. HST on Sunday, December 20, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) detected glow within Halemaʻumaʻu crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano. An eruption has commenced within Kīlauea’s summit caldera. The situation is rapidly evolving and HVO will issue another statement when more information is available. The water lake that…

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Rhonda Loh Selected as Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Superintendent

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park News Release: December 3, 2020 Contact: Jessica Ferracane, Public Affairs Specialistjessica_ferracane@nps.gov, 808-985-6018 SAN FRANCISCO – The National Park Service (NPS) has selected Rhonda Loh to serve as the permanent superintendent of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park starting on December 20, 2020. Loh has been the acting park superintendent since April 2019.  …

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Subaru Hawaii Share the Love Event

2020 Subaru Crosstrek

Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park has partnered with Subaru Hawaii. Subaru Hawaii will donate $250.00 to charities like Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park when you buy a new Subaru between November 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020. See a Subaru Hawaii dealer for details or visit the Subaru Hawaii Share the Love webpage.

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Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Unveils New Wayfinding Signs

Wayfinding sign funded by Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

31 new signs funded by Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park News Release: November 6, 2020 Contact: Jessica Ferracane, Public Affairs Specialistjessica_ferracane@nps.gov, 808-985-6018 Hawaii National Park, HAWAI‘I – Visitors who explore the summit of Kīlauea can now learn about the dramatic 2018 eruption and navigate their way between destinations on the volcano…

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Guardians of the Trails Press Release

youth and van

Press Release September 14, 2020 Contact: Lynette Smith, Executive Assistant (808) 985-7373 admin@fhvnp.org Friends of hawai’i volcanoes National Park (fhvnp) accepts $150,000 Grant FROM THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION AND NATURE VALLEY Thanks to the National Park Foundation and Nature Valley this grant supports FHVNP’s inaugural program “Guardians of the Trails Youth Program.” Hawaii National Park,…

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Whatʻs Open at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Holei Sea Arch

October 9, 2020 Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues to increase community access in phases. Entrance fees have resumed, and most of the park is now open for outdoor enjoyment and exercise, including overnight camping in…

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