• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Management

Our Partners
Information on the many federal, state, and local organizations that partner with Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park in order to accomplish its mission

Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service prepares to celebrate 100 years in 2016

Laws and Policies
Included in this section of governing policies and laws is the Superintendent's Compendium and Firearms Regulations

Doing Business with the Park
Permits are required to operate commercial activities within Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park.

Park Planning and Projects
Information on current and past plans and projects. This section includes General Management Planning

Jobs

Fire Management
Information on Fire Management policies, practices, prevention and awareness

Management Documents
A wide variety of documents, including regulations, final planning documents, and park operational procedures

Permits
Filming in the park, commercial use authorizations, research, scattering of ashes, and weddings require special use permits

Press Releases
Current and archived news releases

Sister Parks
Sister Park partnerships promote international cooperation and collaboration to improve the protection, preservation and management of park sites

World Heritage Site
Recognized for its outstanding values, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park has been designated a World Heritage Site (1987) and International Biosphere Reserve (1980)

Park Statistics
Visitor statistics, park acreage, and more



Volunteering

Did You Know?

Ripe `ohelo berries ready to be eaten by nene.

`Ohelo (Vaccinium reticulatum) is a relative of blueberries and a favorite food of nene, the Hawaiian Goose. Its berries range from dark red to pale yellow when ripe and are sacred to Pele, the volcano deity.