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'End of the Road' to close during emergency route construction

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

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park proposes fee increase for 2015, wants public input

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

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Hawaii participates in National Public Lands Day

“Helping hands for America’s lands” is the motto for National Public Lands Day on Saturday.

National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands.  431 more words

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Emergency route to be built in case lava flow covers major road

The National Park Service announced Monday that it will work with the State and County of Hawaii to construct an emergency route along the former Chain of Craters Road to assist residents of lower Puna, whose access to the rest of the island would be cut off if lava covers Highway 130. 138 more words

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Chain of Craters Road, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Big Island, HI)

Its history convulsed by vulcanism, the Big Island is basically a giant lava rock. It reveals its ancient past and continuing growth everywhere you look. At one-third of a million acres, … 761 more words

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Mark Twain's Lesson on the Literary Sidekick

The smell of the fireplace at historic Volcano House permeated the air, threatening to give me a headache, while a motor roared to life behind us. 1,489 more words

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Mark Twain Would Have Loved the Wilderness Act at First Glance

It’s appropriate that I’m in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Not that I planned it, which makes the whole thing even better. 732 more words

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