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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

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  • October 15, 2014 - Advisory: Backcountry Closure

    Tropical Storm Ana is predicted to strengthen to hurricane force as it approaches Hawai‘i Island. As a precaution, all backcountry trails will be closed at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 16. No permits will be issued beyond then. More »

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Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtle emerges from its nest.

The endangered Honu`ea (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) comes to shore on the main Hawaiian Islands to nest. They lay multiple nests throughout the season with an average of 175 eggs per nest. Only one in 5,000 hatchlings survives to adulthood.