• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Directions

Map of Hawai`i Island. Location of National Parks on Hawai`i Island.

Island of Hawai`i map showing the location of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park and the 3 other national parks on the Big Island.

Finding Hawai‘i Volcanoes

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is located on the island of Hawai‘i. From Hilo: 30 miles southwest on Highway 11 (a 45 minute drive); from Kailua-Kona: 96 miles southeast on Highway 11 (2 to 2 1/2 hour drive), or 125 miles through Waimea and Hilo via highways 19 and 11 (2 1/2 to 3 hours).

Getting to Hawai‘i Island

Hilo Airport is serviced by inter-island carrier Hawaiian Airlines. Kona Airport is served by inter-island carriers Mokulele and Hawaiian Airlines.

More information about current airlines servicing the Hilo Airport can be found here,
http://hawaii.gov/ito/customer-service/airlines-at-ito

More information about current airlines servicing the Kona Airport can be found here,
http://hawaii.gov/koa/customer-service/airlines-at-koa

Rental Cars

Rental cars may be reserved at both Hilo and Kona airports. At various locations on the island, the public bus (Hele On Bus), commercial tour buses, taxis, motorcycles, and bicycles are available. No rental vehicles or bicycles may be obtained in the park.

Operating Hours
Weather
Fees and Park Passes
Park Facts
Visitor Statistics
Maps
Explore Guide (2.28 MB PDF file)

 

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Did You Know?

Rainforest at Nahuku (Thurston Lava Tube)

In recognition of its outstanding natural values, Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park has been honored as both an International Biosphere Reserve (1980) and a World Heritage Site (1987).