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?
`A`ali`i (Dodonaea viscosa) is an important shrub with many traditional Hawaiian uses. Its hard and durable wood makes a fine spear. Seed pods are fashioned into beautiful lei, while its red capsules can be boiled to make dye.