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A walk through Kīlauea Volcano’s summit history.

Join USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist emeritus Don Swanson on a two-hour walk, during which you learn about the past 500 years of Kīlauea Volcano’s history as revealed by rocks, craters, and cracks. Meet Don at the Devastation Trail parking lot on Crater Rim Drive. Arrive early, as he begins the guided walk to Keanakākoʻi Crater promptly at 8 a.m. Along the walk, Don points out and explains ...

Event Date 01-17-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 01-17-2020 10:00 am
Hilo Loves Southwest Festival Join us to celebrate Southwest flying to Hilo! Free Family Fun Day on the Grand Naniloa Lawn!!
Event Date 01-18-2020 3:00 pm
Event End Date 01-18-2020 8:00 pm
Hilo Walk with a Doc

Mark your calendars ~  Walk With A Doc in HILO happens EVERY Sunday 8am at Liliuokalani Park.

Event Date 01-19-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 01-19-2020 9:00 am
Martin Luther King Jr. Gathering Please join us in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Open to the public. No registration. No fee. Donation appreciated.
Event Date 01-19-2020 4:30 pm
Event End Date 01-19-2020 6:30 pm
FEE-FREE Day in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

All fee-charging national parks (including Hawai‘i Volcanoes, Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park and Haleakalā National Park) are FREE today

Event Date 01-20-2020 1:00 am
Event End Date 01-20-2020 11:00 pm
Harbors and Landing Places of Kau

Join us to learn about the Harbors and Landing Places of Ka‘ū.

Event Date 01-20-2020 7:00 pm
Event End Date 01-20-2020 8:30 pm
A Walk into the Past with Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar

Walk back to 1912, and meet the founder of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar, at the edge of Kīlauea Volcano.
Dressed in period costume, Ka‘ū actor-director Dick Hershberger brings the renowned geologist to life.
Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., 12 noon and 2 p.m. Each performance is about an hour. 

Event Date 01-21-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 01-21-2020 11:00 am
Harbors and Landing Places of Kau

Join us to learn about the Harbors and Landing Places of Ka‘ū.

Event Date 01-21-2020 3:00 pm
Event End Date 01-21-2020 4:30 pm
A walk through Kīlauea Volcano’s summit history.

Join USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist emeritus Don Swanson on a two-hour walk, during which you learn about the past 500 years of Kīlauea Volcano’s history as revealed by rocks, craters, and cracks. Meet Don at the Devastation Trail parking lot on Crater Rim Drive. Arrive early, as he begins the guided walk to Keanakākoʻi Crater promptly at 8 a.m. Along the walk, Don points out and explains ...

Event Date 01-22-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 01-22-2020 10:00 am
Ku‘i kalo – Pound poi! Make poi, the staple food of the Hawaiian diet.

The root of the kalo plant is cooked and ku‘i (pounded) to create this classic Hawaiian dish. Join Ranger Keoni Kaholo‘a‘ā as he shares his knowledge of kalo.
Event Date 01-22-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 01-22-2020 12:00 pm