Sunday, April 15, 2012

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Week - April 21-29

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - 
 National Park Week - April 21-29, 2012

Stay at Hale Moana Bed & Breakfast and visit the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, - only 30 minutes away:

 National Park Week, April 21-29!
 Entrance Fees Waived all Nine Days

Hawaii National Park, Hawaii Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park invites everyone to “Picture Yourself” at the park April 21-29. Hawai‘i Volcanoes will join national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees all nine days during National Park Week.

This year’s theme, “Picture Yourself in a National Park,” encourages visitors to share photos or videos of themselves, their families and friends exploring and enjoying the park during National Park Week on the park’s Facebook page,

Hawaii Volcanoes will offer ranger-led hikes and other programs during National Park Week, including a challenging hike into Kīpuka‘akihi in Kahuku Apr. 21 (registration required, call 985-6011), and a special After Dark in the Park program Apr. 24 about the park’s endemic flowering plants.

More information can be found at Be sure to  check the ranger activities bulletin board at the Kīlauea Visitor Center each morning at 9 a.m.

The National Park Service will waive entrance fees again on June 9 (Get Outdoors Day), July 14 (Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park’s 32nd Annual Cultural Festival), Sept. 29 (National Public Lands Day) and Nov. 10-12 (Veteran’s Day weekend).

Hawai‘i Volcanoes is one of five national park units on Hawai‘i Island. Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park is also free of charge on the NPS fee-free 2012 dates. There is no admission at Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, or along the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail.

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