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Land Protection Plan

Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park
Land Protection Plan

Note: This document has been scanned, by chapters, for easier access. To view pdf files, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (the download is free).

Table of Contents

Coversheet (pdf 17kb)
Finding of No Significant Impact (pdf 76kb)
Document Table of Contents (pdf 31kb)

I. Summary (pdf 26kb)
II. Introduction (pdf 72kb)
III. Purpose of the Park/Legislative History (pdf 292kb)
IV. Land Ownership and Uses (pdf 658kb)
V. Protection Alternatives (pdf 428kb)
VI. Recommendations (pdf 66kb)
VII. Appendixes (pdf 1.4mb)


Did You Know?

Glowing, reddish-orange lava flowing on the surface at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

Kīlauea Volcano has erupted lava almost continuously from its east rift zone since 1983. These lava flows have added about 500 acres of new land to the southern shore of Kīlauea and covered 8.7 miles (14 km) of highway with lava as deep as 115 feet (35 m). More...