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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

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    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 »

Management Documents

Business Plan (3.14mb pdf)
The park's Business Plan describes how operational expenditures and investments were made, identifies where funding gaps exist, and determines key investment and operational priorities for the future.
Land Protection Plan (1986)
The purpose of the Land Protection Plan for Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park is to identify methods of assuring the protection of the park's natural, historic, scenic, cultural, recreational, or other significant resources.
Wilderness Plan
Wilderness Plan, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, 1975 - includes wilderness study(1973), Draft Environmental Statement, Hearing Proceedings, and the Final Environmental Statement (1975)
Wildland Fire Management Plan (2007 - pdf 481kb)
The purpose of the Wildland Fire Management Plan is to develop and improve the park's fire management program to protect human life, property, and cultural resources and to maintain or restore natural resources.

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Did You Know?

`Ohi`a tree with lehua blossoms.

The `ohi`a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) is a pioneer plant on new lava and a dominant tree in most mature Hawaiian forests. Honeycreepers, like the `apapane and `amakihi, are often seen sipping sweet nectar from its flowers. More...