• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

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  • April 16, 2014 - Mauna Loa Update

    The recent wind advisory has been lifted and Mauna Loa has reopened for backcountry hiking and camping at Red Hill and the Summit.  However, More »

Laws & Policies

Firearms Information
As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law takes effect, addressing possession of firearms in the park
 

Superintendent's Compendium 2012 (pdf - 12.2MB)
The Superintendent's Compendium of Designations, Closures, Permit Requirements and other Restrictions Imposed Under Discretionary Authority are regulations specific to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. These regulatory provisions apply in addition to the requirements contained in Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations ("36 CFR").

Did You Know?

Green Sea Turtle resting on a beach.

The endangered Honu (Green Sea Turtle) are frequently seen in shallow waters and basking in the sun on beaches. They return to the Northwest Hawaiian Islands to lay their nests, over 700 miles away.