Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Who's Who in Hawaii Volcanoes

It takes many hours of dedication and hard work to keep Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park in operation. The flora, fauna and unique features of the land must be preserved and protected for future generations. Many organizations and volunteers are responsible for the way it is today.

National Park Service

The NPS is the federal custodian of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. As an agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior, the NPS has the responsibility of preserving and protecting the environmental and cultural values of our national parks, protecting the fish and wildlife therein, and providing for public use and enjoyment of the parks. Contact Park Headquarters, P.O. Box 52, Hawai'i National Park, HI 96718. For general information, call (808) 985-6000 or visit www.nps.gov/havo.

Hawaii Pacific Parks Association

Formerly the Hawaii Natural History Association, the Hawaii Pacific Parks Association (HPPA) is a nonprofit cooperating association working in partnership with the National Park Service in Hawaiʻi and American Samoa. HPPA publishes and distributes educational books, guides and other materials, funds visitor center exhibits and park libraries, provides information assistance, sponsors free cultural demonstrations and festivals, and helps support conservation efforts such as the endangered nēnē recovery and hawksbill sea turtle projects. Since its creation in 1933, the association has contributed over $12 million in direct aid and other support to the parks. Visit www.hawaiipacificparks.org for more information.

The Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

The Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park is a nonprofit organization that promotes the restoration and appreciation of park resources. They provide educational opportunities and support park programs that enrich visitor experiences. Become a Friend, contact The Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, P.O. Box 653, Volcano, HI 96785; (808) 985-7373; email [email protected]; or visit www.fhvnp.org.