Field Seminars

Hawai‘i Volcanoes Institute field seminars provide inspirational experiences in the great outdoors.  Whether you are an island resident or visitor from afar, we invite you to join us for fun field trips and active educational adventures.

Sunday, August 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Walk in the Park FHVNP

Footprints/Mauna Iki Trail  Join FHVNP Board Member Linda Schubert for this month’s hike where we will explore the Footprints Trail to Mauna Iki in the Ka‘u Desert. The 4-mile round trip hike begins at the Footprints trailhead, where we will follow an ‘a‘a lava flow and descend to the sandy desert to look for footprints fossilized […]

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Sunday, September 13, 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Walk in the Park FHVNP

Pu’u Huluhulu This monthly program on second Sundays is aimed at bringing together the members of FHVNP to share in the park’s beautiful trails. Led by FHVNP Board Member Fia Mattice, this month’s walk takes us to Pu’u Huluhulu. The trail crosses 1973 and 1974 lava flows, through kīpuka, past lava trees, and climbs 150 […]

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Sunday, October 11, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Walk in the Park FHVNP

This monthly program on second Sundays is aimed at bringing together the members of the Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park to explore the park’s beautiful trails. Led by Nick Shema, this month’s 3.5-mile round-trip walk explores the summit area of the park.

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Sunday, December 13, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Walk in the Park FHVNP

Kīpukapuaulu and picnic lunch with FHVNP Executive Director Elizabeth Fien This monthly program on second Sundays is aimed at bringing together the members of the Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park to explore the park’s beautiful trails. This 1.2 mile (1.9km) loop trail reveals a story of struggle and survival for some of Hawai‘i’s rarest plants […]

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