Hawaii Volcanoes National Park sees visitor increase
The National Park Service says that more than 1.58 million people visited Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park in 2013. Park officials say visitation increased 6.7 percent from 2012 visitations.
“We are pleased to again report an increase of visitors eager to enjoy Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, a World Heritage Site,” said Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando. “The dual eruptions from Kilauea, the numerous cultural and scientific programs offered, and the incredibly diverse, protected ecosystem of native plants and animals, continue to attract people from the mainland, around the world, and locally."
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park stretches more than 333,000 acres and remains home of earth’s most massive active volcano.
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