April 22, 2014 - Temporary Closure of Mauna Loa Strip Road
During the week of the 51st Annual Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo, Hawaii, travel on the Mauna Loa Strip Road in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will be restricted to hiking, biking and official motor vehicle traffic only. More »
11/10/2012Location: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM Fee Information: See below Contact Name: Elizabeth Fien - Education and Outreach Coodinator Contact Email: email@example.com Contact Phone Number: 808-985-7373
Program: Join us for this special institute touring Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park's Museum collection. Guided by the park's Cultural Resource Staff, participants will view artwork, cultural artifacts, maps, photos, Volcano House registers and much more. Tour the 'Ohia Wing and see plans for the future.
We will learn about the challenges of caring for artwork and participants will be given tips on preserving artworks at home, how to conduct research on artists/artworks and conservation resources.
In the cultural collection, we will learn about types of cultural collections and why and how the park acquired various objects. We will be presented with the different aspects of caring for cultural collections and the challenges faced.
This is a very limited space Institute.
Details: Participants will meet at the Visitor Center at 8:45 am for check-in and institute instructions.
No food or drinks will be allowed during this institute. We will have use of an employee break room to keep our snacks, water, etc.
This event is not wheelchair accessible. There are stairs, small corridors and tiny rooms for viewing. Participants will be split up in groups of five to tour each room.
Please call Elizabeth Fien, Education & Outreach Coordinator at (808) 985-7373 for further information and restrictions.
Cost: This event is presented by the Hawai'i Volcanoes Institute, an educational seminar sponsored by the Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, a non-profit organization. Program cost is $35 for Friends members and $45 for non-members. Student Friends members (K-12 and college with valid student ID) are $25.00 and Student non-members are $35.00. Non-members are welcome to join the Friends in order to get the member discount. Proceeds support the Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park educational programs.
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