Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park News
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Single-signature change for Interagency Annual Pass and Hawaiʻi Tri-Park Pass begins January 1, 2024
December 1, 2023 | 10:12 am
Beginning January 1, 2024, the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual Passes and park-specific passes will have a single signature line for one passholder.
Expect the unexpected during the holidays at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
November 30, 2023 | 12:53 pm
Visitors who plan to explore Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park over the holidays could be in for a surprise if they don’t plan ahead.
Nesting nēnē protected by partial closure in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
November 29, 2023 | 8:38 am
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park has closed part of the parking lot at Uēkahuna and a short stretch of Crater Rim Trail east to protect a pair of breeding nēnē – the rare and endemic Hawaiian goose.
Chain of Craters Road and adjacent sites reopen
November 22, 2023 | 10:07 am
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park rangers have reopened Chain of Craters Road and nearby sites as unrest and seismicity return to normal levels in Kīlauea volcano’s upper East Rift Zone (ERZ).
Park expands area closures as unrest in Kīlauea volcano increases in upper East Rift Zone
November 21, 2023 | 11:59 am
Kīlauea volcano in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is not erupting but is showing more signs of increased unrest as earthquakes spike in the upper East Rift Zone near Puhimau Crater.
Permits for backcountry camping in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park available online starting December 14
November 14, 2023 | 11:04 am
Beginning Thursday, December 14, 2023, hikers who plan to stay overnight in remote backcountry areas in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park will be able to make and pay for reservations online up to 90 days in advance through the Recreation.gov system.
December 2023 events at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
November 3, 2023 | 11:30 am
The festive season is upon us and your park has special events to unwrap including the Holidays in Kahuku family fun festival and two holiday concerts at Kīlauea Visitor Center! Decorate your December calendar with these upcoming events at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park:
November 2023 Notice of Flight Operations
October 31, 2023 | 9:54 am
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park announces flight operations for November 2023:
Two trails closed as unrest near Kīlauea summit continues
October 18, 2023 | 1:03 pm
Due to episodic unrest in the area south-southwest of Kīlauea caldera, Mauna Iki Trail is closed and the Kaʻū Desert/Footprints Trail is closed past the Footprints exhibit to the Mauna Iki Trail intersection.
October 2023 Notice of Flight Operations
September 29, 2023 | 9:51 am
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park announces flight operations for October 2023.