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.

Steam cloud over a volcanic caldera


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

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Help Shape the Future of the Park

Public input is needed in a disaster recovery project following the 2018 Kīlauea eruption and summit collapse

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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.

Ranger in front of volcanic caldera

What's Going On With the Volcanoes?

Get the latest update on volcanic activity.

Group listens to volunteer in front of vast volcano caldera.

Things To Do

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

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.

Last updated: May 18, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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


(808) 985-6000

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