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!


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.



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.