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  • April 22, 2014 - Temporary Closure of Mauna Loa Strip Road

    During the week of the 51st Annual Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo, Hawaii, travel on the Mauna Loa Strip Road in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will be restricted to hiking, biking and official motor vehicle traffic only. More »

News 2002 Archive

Dec 15, 2002 Open House in the Park
Aug 16, 2002 Firefighters California Bound
Aug 05, 2002 Some Shocking Good News
July 23, 2002 Going with the Flow? What You Need to Know
Jun 18, 2002 Puna Resident Dies after Auto Accident
Jun 18, 2002 Entrance Fee-Free Weekend in National Parks, June 22-23, 2002
Jun 11, 2002 Kilauea Cultural Festival 2002
Jun 16, 2002 Kupukupu Fire 100% Contained
Jun 10, 2002 Chain of Craters Road Reopens from 6:00 p.m. to Midnight
Jun 05, 2002 Blackhawks Join Firefighting Effort
Jun 01, 2002 Fires Flare and Head Towards Chain of Craters Road
May 31, 2002 Smoke Forces Closure of Chain of Craters Road
May 30, 2002 Road Closed while Firefighters Burn Roadside
May 28, 2002 Fighting Fire with Fire
May 26, 2002 Gearing Up
May 25, 2002 Firefighters Enter Week Two
May 24, 2002 Kilauea Fire Fought with Satellite Maps
May 23, 2002 Firefighters Continue to Cut Line
May 22, 2002 Firefighters to Clear Control Line by Hand
May 21, 2002 Kupukupu Fire - Day 4
May 20, 2002 Firefighters and Pilots Team Together
May 19, 2002 Rain Aids Firefighters Effort
May 18, 2002 Lava Ignites Wildfire
May 18, 2002 Rangers Seek Witnesses to Bus and Car Collision
Mar 28, 2002 Suspected Pot Grower Busted
Mar 12, 2002 Out with the Old at Jaggar Museum
Jan 03, 2002 Tim Tunison Honored as Natural Resource Manager of the Year

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.