Among the most famous of island paradises, the Hawaiian Islands have a long, and in many respects, a tragic history. Peopled by seafarers from Polynesia, the unique flora and fauna that had developed over millions of years began to degrade with their arrival and the introduction of non-native species. 15 more words
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As work begins on an emergency access route between Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kalapana on the Big Island, a half-mile section of paved road covered by lava in 2003 will close. 277 more words
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is seeking public feedback on possible entrance fee increases starting in 2015.
Entrance fees for recreational use have not increased since 1997. 405 more words