Tag Archives: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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VIDEO: Volcano Watch – Two weeks of terror in Ka’u

VIDEO: Volcano Watch – Two weeks of terror in Ka’u

video by National Park Service, voice of Stephanie Salazar HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii – Scientists remember it as “Two weeks of terror in Ka’u”. The devastating events of 1868 are the subject of this weeks USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Volcano Watch article. The geologists also spoke about the powerful earthquake and eruption of Mauna

Photo of a humpback whale near Ka‘ena Point in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park taken January 2014; courtesy of Thomas C. Stein.

Count Humpback Whales from Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park encourages volunteers to register to help count humpback whales during the final 2014 Sanctuary Ocean Count held this Saturday, March 29, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Ka‘ena Point, located near the end of Chain of Craters Road in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, is one of

Halema‘uma‘u Crater in Kīlauea Volcano, framed by ‘ōhi‘a lehua tree. NPS photo/Jay Robinson

China forges another link to Hawaii Island

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii – Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and Wudalianchi National Park in China have entered into a sister park agreement “to strengthen their shared volcanic heritage by promoting international cooperation and support for the mutual benefit of both parks”, according to a media release issued last Thursday. From the media release: Both


Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park reopens

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened to visitors on Thursday, after a 16 day closure due to the partial shutdown of the federal government that began on October 1st. Park spokesperson Jessica Ferracane (who worked part time during the closure, updating the public as needed) issued a media release informing

This sign now greets entrants to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

FED SHUTDOWN: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park closure

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – Because of the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service (NPS) has closed all 401 national parks, including Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. All visitor facilities including Kīlauea Visitor Center, park hotels, campgrounds and roads – except for Highway 11, a thru way

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Notice of Flight Operations

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park announces the following upcoming flight plans: Wed., Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. over ‘Ōla‘a, near Wright Road in Volcano Village Wed., Sept. 18, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. over Red Hill, Mauna Loa cabins and Mauna Loa summit Thurs., Sept. 19, from

Park Ranger Dean Gallagher explains the eruptive history of Halema`uma`u Crater during a "Life on the Edge" talk, courtesy HVNP

National Park Service celebrates 97 years with free park day

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii – The National Park Service turns 97 on Sunday and so there will be no charge to enter any of the 401 national parks in America, including Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. HVNP issued a media release inviting the public to Kilauea: With more than 150 miles of hiking trails, and


HVNP: August 2013 Hawaiian Cultural & After Dark in the Park programs

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture and After Dark in the Park programs with the community and visitors in August. All programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Programs are co-sponsored by the Hawai‘i Pacific Parks Association, and your $2 donation helps support park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park fire crew members Andrew Lee (left) and Al Aviles (right) dismantle and remove a large fallen koa tree on Mauna Loa Road Tuesday morning.  (NPS Photo: J. Ferracane)

Parks re-open after Flossie, HELCO power restored

HAWAII ISLAND – Two days later and still the state is working to tie up a few Tropical Storm Flossie-related loose ends. The State Department of Land and Natural Resources says the following parks have reopened Tuesday: Hapuna Beach State Recreational Area (including Hapuna and Waialea sections) Kiholo State Park Reserve Kekaha Kai State Park

15 year old "lucky to be alive" after fall into volcano steam vent

by Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – A 15-year-old San Rafael, CA boy who fell 25 feet into a steaming earth crack at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Wednesday night was pulled to safety by Park Search and Rescue (SAR) personnel. The Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park SAR team, and County of Hawai‘i Fire

Lava level at Kilauea volcano prompts national park press release

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii: The series of record lava lake rise and falls that is “tantalizing visitors” at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, has prompted a media release from park officials. This week, scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory documented a record high lava lake level within Halema‘uma‘u Crater at the