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 »
Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace is an international program that promotes responsible outdoor recreation. It's about....
Leave no Trace Video - Presented by the National Park Service
The following seven "Leave no Trace" principles can be further explored at www.LNT.org :
Plan Ahead and Prepare
Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Dispose of Waste Properly
Leave What You Find
Minimize Campfire Impacts
Be Considerate of Others
Did You Know?
`Ohelo (Vaccinium reticulatum) is a relative of blueberries and a favorite food of nene, the Hawaiian Goose. Its berries range from dark red to pale yellow when ripe and are sacred to Pele, the volcano deity.