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17
Jan
2020

A walk through Kīlauea Volcano’s summit history.

01-17-2020 8:00 am -10:00 am
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 ...

17
Jan
2020

Stewardship at the Summit

01-17-2020 8:45 am -12:00 pm
Stewardship at the Summit
Volunteer to help remove invasive, non-native plant species that prevent native plants from growing in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.
20
Jan
2020

FEE-FREE Day in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01-20-2020 1:00 am -11:00 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

20
Jan
2020

Guided Hikes of Kīlauea Iki Crater

01-20-2020 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Guided Hikes of Kīlauea Iki Crater

The four-mile (6.4 km) Kīlauea Iki Trail is one of the park’s iconic hiking trails, a popular destination for hikers who cross a steaming crater floor through the intersection of eruption and native rainforest. Most leave without knowing how the crater was formed, or how three eruptions since 1823 have filled it with more than 400 feet (120 m) of lava. Delve into the secrets of Kīlauea Iki with Park Ranger Michael Newman. Discover how ...

21
Jan
2020

A Walk into the Past with Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar

01-21-2020 10:00 am -11:00 am
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. 

21
Jan
2020

Kīlauea lower East Rift Zone 2019: quiet but insightful

01-21-2020 7:00 pm -8:30 pm
Kīlauea lower East Rift Zone 2019: quiet but insightful Why did the fissures erupt along a linear pattern? How long will it take for the lava to solidify? Why is vegetation still dying in the area?

Join USGS HVO geologist Carolyn Parcheta as she explores these and other queries and shares recent observations and findings by HVO scientists.
22
Jan
2020

A walk through Kīlauea Volcano’s summit history.

01-22-2020 8:00 am -10:00 am
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 ...

22
Jan
2020

Ku‘i kalo – Pound poi!

01-22-2020 10:00 am -12:00 pm
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.
25
Jan
2020

A walk through Kīlauea Volcano’s summit history.

01-25-2020 8:00 am -10:00 am
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 ...

25
Jan
2020

Stewardship at the Summit (2)

01-25-2020 8:45 am -12:00 pm
Stewardship at the Summit (2)
Volunteer to help remove invasive, non-native plant species that prevent native plants from growing in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.