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 »
Please note: The Kahuku Unit of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park is only open on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is closed on the first Saturday of each month. The gate is locked at 3:00 p.m.
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Did You Know?
Polynesians from distant lands came to the shores of Hawai‘i over a thousand years ago. Sailing on large, double-hulled canoes, they navigated by using the position of the stars, the sun and the moon, by the movement of the waves and by the flight of the birds.