Mission: To support the national park service in the protection, preservation and interpretation of the natural and cultural resources at the hawai'i volcanoes national park for the enjoyment of current and future generations.
Programs: Institute is a series of educational programs and field seminars on a variety of topics such as ecology, botany, zoology, geology and other topics.
the youth ranger internship program provides education and career preparation to youth in rural east hawaii. Youth train with park rangers in six different divisions within the park, including interpretation, natural resources, cultural resources, maintenance, protection and administration.
cultural festival is an annual event that honors, promotes, preserves, and perpetuations the host hawaiian culture with music, hula, demonstrations, and other activities.
other programs include climate change exhibits, tourism cares,and cua training.