HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Tourists are still visiting Kilauea volcano despite the partial closure of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park amid the ongoing government shutdown.
Services in the national park have been curtailed due the shutdown, but the Hawaii Tribune-Herald
Tourism recovering slowly in Big Island’s Volcano town
VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) — Tourism in Volcano town on the Big Island has been picking up slowly since Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened in September.
Business is a far cry from the booming days before the park closed in May amid explosive eruptions, earthquakes and the collapse of ...
Displaced USGS scientists monitoring Hawaii volcanoes
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Geologists who monitor Hawaii’s volcanoes are still among those displaced by the recent eruption of Kilauea.
The Big Island eruption began on May 3 and destroyed more than 700 homes and started a series of collapse events at the volcano’s summit.
The activity ...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A restaurant operating at a hotel in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has resumed kitchen service after shutting down when the park closed in May.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reports ‘on par’ visitation
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — About 2,000 people have visited Hawaii Volcanoes National Park each day since it partially reopened last month, park officials said.
Park spokeswoman Jessica Ferracane said the visitation last month was “about on par” with September 2017, a typically slower month for ...
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park records 15K visitors
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — More than 15,000 people have visited Hawaii Volcanoes National Park since it partially reopened last month, according to the National Park Service.
The park reopened on National Public Lands Day — when admission was free — after closing in May because of the Kilauea ...
National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption
HONOLULU (AP) — A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said ...
The Latest: Hawaii national parks reopens after lava shut it
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the reopening of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park after an eruption that caused widespread damage to infrastructure (all times local):
A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano’s ...
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park buys ‘Great Crack’ property
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The National Park Service has acquired a nearly 2,000-acre (800-hectare) Big Island property containing a chasm known as “The Great Crack.”
The oceanfront property adjacent to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park was purchased for $1.95 million in a recent foreclosure sale, ...
Hawaii volcanoes park could reopen several areas soon
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is on track to reopen several areas later this month after closing in May because of the Kilauea volcano eruption, park officials said.
The National Park Service is planning to reopen several trails, roads and popular sites at the Big ...
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service is planning to reopen sections of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park next month following the lull in activity from the Kilauea volcano.
The reopening date has been set for Sept. 22 after the May eruption prompted the Big Island park closure, the ...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the slowing of Kilauea volcano’s eruption (all times local):
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is taking advantage of a lull in Kilauea’s eruption to assess damage to the park.
The Park Service said in a statement Friday a specialized team will ...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The closure of the main area of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has prompted more people to visit the less-frequented Kahuku Unit, leading to more resources being directed into that area.
Most of the Big Island park closed in May because of the Kilauea volcano eruption, ...
Visitors to Big Island sink nearly 5 percent amid eruption
HONOLULU (AP) — Fewer people are visiting the Big Island of Hawaii as opportunities to watch Kilauea volcano’s eruption have dwindled.
The Hawaii Tourism Authority said Tuesday that the number of visitors to the island dropped 4.8 percent in June compared to the same month last year. ...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A museum at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park might not reopen because the erupting Kilauea volcano could make the site unusable, officials said.
Artifacts from the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum were being removed last week because park staff saw building cracks inside the ...
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — With Kilauea volcano threatening to erupt, Hawaii tourism officials say it has been nearly impossible to predict revenue generated from visitors.
Numbers released last week by the Hawaii Tourism Authority show the state saw a 13.4 percent increase in visitor ...
Volcano Forces Closure of Popular Hawaii Park
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii (all times local):
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will shut down Friday in anticipation of a possible explosive event at Kilauea volcano’s summit crater.
The National Park Service announced the ...