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 the summit of Mauna Loa at 13,677 feet, the park encompasses the summits of two of the world's most active volcanoes - Kīlauea and Mauna Loa. Learn more about this special place and traditional Hawaiian culture connected to these landscapes. Read More

Cars fill up available parking spaces

Looking For A Parking Spot?

Parking lots can be full by 10 am. Find out where and when you stand a better chance of finding an available parking space.

Group listens to volunteer in front of vast volcano caldera.

Plan Your Adventure

Join us for a ranger program, cultural demonstration, or choose from dozens of incredible sights and hikes.

Ranger peering into huge volcano caldera.

What's Going On With the Volcanoes?

The park encompasses two of the world's most active volcanoes - Kīlauea and Mauna Loa. Get the latest eruption update here.

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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.

Two adult and two baby nēnē geese.


Learn about Hawaiian biological treasures including many species of rare animals and plants, some of them surviving only in the park.

Traditional dancers in front of forest.

History and Culture

Learn about the rich tapestry of Hawaiian culture and history woven within the landscapes of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

A large group of proud volunteers.


Interested in volunteering at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park? Find out how you can help today!

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Fees & Passes

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park charges entry fees which are used to help maintain park infrastructure and support visitor services.



Many hazards exist in the park from the 2018 eruption. Be prepared and informed so your visit is safe and enjoyable.

Snow on Mauna Loa

Area Closures, Advisories & Park Policy

Find closure and advisory information as well as drone/unmanned aircraft and other park policies

Photos & Multimedia

Photos & Multimedia

Informative and educational videos and photographs with the option to view on-line or download for off-line use

Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death or ROD

Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death or ROD

Please help prevent the spread of this terrible disease

Last updated: July 2, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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


(808) 985-6101

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