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Fog in Kīlauea Iki Crater - Halema‘uma‘u in the background

Fog in Kīlauea Iki Crater - Halema‘uma‘u in the Background

Photo by M. Stanley


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Halema‘uma‘u Lava Lake Overflows

The lava lake overflows onto the floor of Halema‘uma‘u for the first time since this vent opened up on March 19, 2008.
Enjoy two videos taken on April 29, 2015 from the Jaggar Museum viewing area.

Lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u

The Lava Lake in Halema'uma'u Reaches Record High Levels

This video was shot from the Jaggar Museum viewing area the evening of April 23, 2015.
2 minutes 10 seconds


After Dark in the Park - Video Archives - 2015
| 2014 | 2013 |
2012 | 2011 | 2010 |
Ongoing series by guest speaker's or performers on a variety of subjects at the Kīlauea Visitor Center auditorium.


Nā Leo Manu - Heavenly Voices - Video Archives - 2015
| 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 |
Nā Leo Manu is part of ʻIke Hana Noʻeau, a series of Hawaiian cultural programs sponsored by Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park and Hawaiʻi Pacific Parks Association.


Bracing for a Changing Climate on Three Hawaiian Mountains

The National Park Service is building capacity for 36 extremely rare or endangered plants to survive in a changing climate on the slopes of Haleakalā on Maui, and Kīlauea and Mauna Loa on Hawai‘i Island.

2014 Cultural Festival Video Archive
Enjoy hula and music performances from the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park's 34th Annual Cultural Festival on July 12, 2014
The Rain Follows the Forest 108

The Rain Follows the Forest
Three Mountain Alliance Watershed Conservation Public Service Announcement Video
(external link to YouTube - 1:00 minute)


2013 Cultural Festival Video Archive
Enjoy hula and music performances from the Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park's 33rd Annual Cultural Festival on July 13, 2013

Halema'uma'u - Daylight to Darkness
Enjoy this short video as Halema'uma'u transitions from the light of day to the darkness
of night.
length - 32 seconds
'Ike Hana No'eau - Experience the Skillful Work
On April 3rd & 4th, 2013, park visitors celebrated the 50th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival with the island's cultural practitioners as they shared the arts and crafts of Hawai'i at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Kīlauea Visitor Center on the lānai.

Nēnē Public Service Announcement Video (30 seconds)
with Kathleen Misajon
Nēnē Recovery Project Manager
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park


Plan For Safe Viewing of Lava Flows
For your safety, please view this four minute safety video before hiking to lava viewing areas. It's also good safety information for any lava hiking.
length - 00:04:08


Footprints in the Lava
View this short video by Pacific Clues on the 200 year old footprints in the Kaʻū Desert.
length - 00:09:29


Puʻu ʻŌʻō Eruption Video
Enjoy a short video of the eruption that began the afternoon of August 3 2011 at Puʻu ʻŌʻō. The video was taken August 4 2011 between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m.
length - 00:04:08


Kamoamoa Eruption Video
Enjoy a six minute video of the Kamoamoa fissure eruption that began on March 5 2011. This footage was taken on March 6 2011 between 12:00 noon and 1:00 pm.
length - 00:06:07


My Green Park Video Contest
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park won third place for its production of "My Green Park" in the catagory "Interpretation of Projects to Visitors".
You can view this short but entertaining video here. (3 minutes)


Puʻu Loa Petroglyphs
Sit back and relax while you enjoy this 3 1/2 minute virtual slideshow of a ranger led hike to view the Puʻu Loa petroglyphs. Your hosts are volunteer rangers Emily and Ed.


Digital Mountain: It's my Park Film Festival
View the theme "It's My Park" videos created by students from the 7th - 12th grades.

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