Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park's funding shortage is showing

July 23, 2008, 7:59 am
HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawai'i — The natural resources in the state's busiest national park are in poor condition, mostly because non-native plants and animals are threatening to overwhelm native flora and fauna including many endangered species, according to a new study of the park. The study by the National ...

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Noise on rise at Volcanoes park

June 17, 2008, 1:13 pm
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park is among the top five parks most at risk from growing noise pollution, according to a coalition of retired national park employees. Bill Wade, executive council chairman of the coalition, said people think of national parks as places of "genuine peace, quiet and natural sounds." "Some parks ...

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Kilauea volcano update: It only seems oh so quiet

May 14, 2008, 11:15 am
After a flurry of summit activity in the last couple of months—steam vent explosions, vog, evacuations, two temporary closures of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park—life there has seemed a bit quiet the last three weeks.So we caught up with park ranger Mardie Lane to see if life for scientists and ...

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Kilauea's fumes over Hawaii a concern

April 28, 2008, 1:15 pm
Big Island residents take pride in their ability to tolerate and adapt to the elements. It isn't unusual in a single year for residents to put up with drought, long days of rain that can cause flooding, or threats from wildfires.Even so, the recent days of heavy volcanic emissions ...

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park closes for second time this month

April 24, 2008, 11:56 am
High levels of sulfur dioxide from Kilauea eruptions today closed Hawaii Volcanoes National Park for the second time this month.This afternoon’s closure—like the first, on April 8— was caused by noxious fumes emanating from eruptions at Kilauea’s summit Halemaumau vent and further downslope Pu’u O’o vent.“Our primary concern is ...

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Elevated sulfur dioxide levels lead to call for evacuation

April 17, 2008, 5:43 pm
Officials closed Hawaii Volcanoes National Park for two days last week and evacuated 2,000 people because of elevated sulfur dioxide levels from the volcano's Halemaumau crater at the volcano's summit. Kilauea is one of the world's most active volcanoes. Its current eruption began Jan. 3, 1983. ...

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