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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 »



The National Park Service has designated the following fee free days for 2014:

January 20, 2014: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 15-17, 2014: Presidents Day Weekend
April 19-20, 2014: National Park Week's Opening Weekend
August 25, 2014: National Park Service's 98th Birthday
September 27, 2014: National Public Lands Day
November 11, 2014: Veterans Day weekend

Park entrance fees will be waived on these days.

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...