Born of Fire... Born of the Sea

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park protects some of the most unique geological, biological, and cultural landscapes in the world. Extending from sea level to 13,677 feet, the park encompasses the summits of two of the world's most active volcanoes - Kīlauea and Mauna Loa.

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Get a live look inside the park, courtesy of USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

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Things To Do

Make your visit a pleasant one by planning ahead of time.

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Learn about Hawaiian biological and geological treasures.

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History & Culture

Discover sacred sites, legends, and amazing human stories.

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What's Going On With the Volcanoes?

Get the latest update on volcanic activity.

Kahuku Unit

The Kahuku Unit

Kahuku is a place of dynamic volcanism, rich Hawaiian traditions and a fascinating history of ranching.

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In 2018, a new eruption of Kīlauea volcano changed the park forever. Find out the latest updates as the park continues to recover.

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Park Store

The park store is operated by Hawaiʻi Pacific Parks Association, which supports park programs and projects

Last updated: October 18, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 52
Hawaii National Park, HI 96718


(808) 985-6000

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