After Dark in the Park Video Archives - August 28 2012
August 28, 2012 - "Coin Forum: Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park 2012 Quarter"
The United States Mint will feature Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park on a commemorative 2012 quarter to be released Aug. 29, through the America the Beautiful Quarters program. Join Mint representatives and coin enthusiasts for an interactive presentation on American currency, and find out how long a quarter lasts, what it takes to engrave these special coins and much more. Program co-sponsored by Hawaiʻi Pacific Parks Association. For information, call (808) 985-6011 . Your $2.00 donation helps to support Park programs. Park Entrance Fees Apply.
link to pdf flier (221KB)
Did You Know?
During the 1800's, vast quantities of fragrant sandalwood were the first major export of the Hawaiian Islands. The trade nearly caused the extinction of `iliahi or sandalwood (Santalum paniculatum).