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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Things To Do

Nāhuku (Thurston Lava Tube) has reopened, but parking is limited. Learn more.

Ranger in front of volcanic caldera

What's Going On With the Volcanoes?

Get the latest update on volcanic activity.

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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.

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Learn about Hawaiian biological and geological treasures.

Kahuku Unit

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: February 21, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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


(808) 985-6101

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