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


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 the enjoyment of current and future generations.

Youth Ranger Internship Program

The Youth Ranger Internship Program provides education and career preparation to youth in rural East Hawai‘i. Youth train with park rangers in six different divisions within the park, including Interpretation, Natural Resources, Cultural Resources, Maintenance, Protection, and Administration.

2014 Youth Ranger Internship Training Graduates

2014 Youth Ranger Internship Training Graduates

Photo Gallery – Youth Rangers on the Job