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 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
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
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