St. Patrick’s Day Eve BBQ – Tickets ON SALE NOW

VIST our events page to buy tickets to our St. Patrick’s Day Eve BBQ Fundraiser.

JOIN US – Sunday, March 16 from 11 am – 3 pm at the Hilo Coffee Mill

Great food, entertainment and fabulous Door Prizes!

Tickets – $50.00 (over 21 with one beer/wine)

$45.00 (all ages – no alcohol)

Sunday Walk in the Park February 9 – FULL – Registration Closed

Aloha Members,

Our Sunday Walk in the Park Scheduled for February 9 is now completely full.  Our walks fill up fast!  If you missed this one, please take an opportunity to join us for next month’s walk.

The rest of the year’s walk schedule will be on our website February 3rd.  You can sign-up on line, call our office at 985-7373 or email



HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 has arrived!

Photo Credit: Charlene Meyers

Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park wishes you a happy and prosperous 2014.  Please stayed tuned for our many upcoming institutes and events.

Mahalo to all of our members and supporters!  Your donations and volunteer efforts are greatly appreciated.

Happy Thanksgiving

Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park wishes you a joyful and abundant Thanksgiving holiday.

We are thankful for all of our Friends throughout the year!



Forest Restoration – ADDED Project – December 12

We are pleased to announce an added Forest Restoration Project for 2013.  Normally, we do not do a project in December.  However, this year we have an opportunity to do a planting project on December 12.  Please visit our “Events” section for details and you can sign-up to volunteer!

Mahalo to all of our dedicated volunteers this year.

BIRDING Institute Location Change

Due to hunting season at Pu’u O’o, our birding institute location has been changed to Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge.  The date – NOVEMBER 23 remains the same.

For more information, please visit the “Events” section of our website or call (808) 985-7373.


October Forest Restoration Project SUCCESS!



Our recent planting at Kahuku was awesome. The park really appreciates the work we do. What a pleasure it is to work with you all.

Thanks for the planting and helping move things around from site to site.

Photos by Carol Johnson


Here are the plants and numbers:

Kauila 21

Aalii 196

Ohia 16

Naio 50

Hoawa 116

Total: 399

Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park


Forest Restoration Re-scheduled from October 18 to October 25

Good news volunteers and forest lovers – The October 18 Forest Restoration Project that was cancelled due to the government shutdown has been RESCHEDULED!

JOIN US – Friday, October 25 from 9 am to 3 pm.   We will be planting native seedlings in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park’s Kahuku area.


For details on how you can volunteer, please go to our “Events” page.


PARK OPENS – Shutdown Over

Aloha Friends,

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park will reopen on Thursday, October 17 at 6:00 am.  The park’s visitor center will open at its regular time of 8:45 am.