Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park,

209,695 acres (84,926 hectares), on Hawaii island, Hawaii; est. 1916. The park contains two of the most active volcanoes in the world—KilaueaKilauea
, crater, 3,646 ft (1,111 m) deep, central Hawaii island, Hawaii, on the southeastern slope of Mauna Loa in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. One of the largest active craters in the world, Kilauea has a circumference of c.
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 with its fire pit, called Halemaumau, and Mauna LoaMauna Loa
, mountain, 13,680 ft (4,170 m) high, in the south central part of the island of Hawaii, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Its many craters include Kilauea and Mokuaweoweo, two of the world's largest active craters.
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 with the active Mokuaweoweo crater on its summit. The vegetation around Kilauea is varied—a few miles west of the arid Kau Desert is a lush fern jungle. Originally established as Hawaii National Park, its name was changed in 1961 after the Haleakala portion on Maui had been made a separate national park. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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 (table).

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Address:PO Box 52
Hawaii National Park, HI 96718

Phone:808-985-6000
Fax:808-985-6004
Web: www.nps.gov/havo/
Size: 323,431 acres.
Established: Established as part of Hawaii National Park on August 1, 1916; redesignated Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on September 22, 1961. Wilderness designated on November 10, 1978. Designated a Biosphere Reserve in 1980 and a World Heritage Site in 1987.
Location:96 miles from Kailua-Kona driving southeast on Hwy. 11, or 125 miles through Waimea and Hilo via Hwys. 19 and 11. The park is 30 miles from Hilo.
Facilities:Campgrounds (é), picnic area, rest rooms (é), lodging, restaurant/snacks, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Camping, hiking, mountain climbing, auto touring, stargazing, ranger-led programs.
Special Features:Active volcanism continues here, on the island of Hawaii, where at lower elevations luxuriant and often rare vegetation provides food and shelter for a variety of animals. An 11-mile drive circles Kilauea's summit caldera and craters, passes through rainforest and desert, and provides access to scenic stops.

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Just beyond the boundary of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, in the town of Volcano, you'll find Chef Jonah Gieson's Kiawe Kitchen.
The United States Mint is offering the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park quarter in two-roll sets (40 coins per roll) containing one roll each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver, and in 100-coin bags.
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Pacific Island landbird monitoring annual report, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.
Star attraction of the Big Island's Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Kilauea has been erupting almost continuously since 1983; just in July, its molten lava swamped a state highway and a house.
Big Island of Hawai'i Including Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park is the Moon Handbooks guide for tourists and travelers, and like all books in the Moon series, is packed cover to cover with absolutely everything one needs to know to make the most of a Hawai'i vacation or business trip.
Located in the heart of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, these two majestic peaks have awed natives and foreigners alike for millennia.
com)-- The Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (HAVO) of the National Park Service, in cooperation with the non-profit National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) announced today the expansion of its residency program to host a second artist for a 1-month December residency at the Park.