Start the holidays off right and help FHVNP in the process!

Saturday, November 29, 2014 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm – Purchase delicious baked goodies and poinsettias.  Volcano Golf Course Subdivision (next to Holiday House).

DIRECTIONS – On Highway 11 in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, go to mile marker 30 (Pi’imauna Drive).  Drive through the golf course approximately one mile – last street before the winery turn left (Pukeawe Circle).  Look for the tents and FHVNP sign.

POINSETTIAS ARE AVAILABLE for purchase here on our website – PICK-UP ONLY, no delivery or shipping.

Go to our SHOP section of our website to pre-order 4 inch or 6 inch pot poinsettias.

4 inch – $5.50

6 inch – $8.50




Fall 2014 Newsletter is Here!

Want to know more about what is happening at Friends?  Go to the Newsletter Section of our website and read our latest and greatest.

Halemaumau August 2013 by Charlene Meyers

FREE Day in the Park – August 25, 2014

The National Park Service celebrates its 98th birthday on Monday August 25, Founders Day, and entrance is free to all fee-charging national parks in America, including Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.

We hope to see you on Monday!

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 6, 2014, at the Pāhala Plantation House in Pāhala, Ka‘ū. 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 Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. The membership will vote on a new slate of board directors, including those seeking re-election and present board members. We will say a fond aloha to our out-going board president Patrick W. Naughton.

Check-in begins at 10:45 am. The meeting will begin at 11:00 am, followed by lunch at noon, catered by Pāhala Plantation House. The menu will feature the fresh foods of Ka’ū!

Please RSVP by September 3, 2014 – Call (808) 985-7373 or email:


The FHVNP office re-opened after hurricane Iselle on Monday, August 11, 2014.

We appreciate everyone’s support and well wishes.  We are still having internet difficulties – If you sent an email and have not received a reply, please send the email again or call our office at (808) 985-7373.

Mahalo nui loa!

Photo Credit: A. Valencia

Photo Credit:  A. Valencia




Office Closed on August 7

For the safety of our staff, due to hurricane Iselle our office will be closed on Thursday, August 7, 2014.

We will post updates when possible here on our website, and on Facebook.



Photo Credit: Jesse Tunison

Want to be part of a World Heritage site right here in your own backyard? We’re looking for a few talented and conscientious volunteer board members to lead and strengthen our organization, Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. If you can contribute your time, thoughtfulness and leadership, and are interested in exploring this opportunity contact Pat Naughton at to find out whether this volunteer opportunity is right for you.