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Anonymous $76K Donation Sustains Partial Services at Hawai‘i Volcanoes NP

January 18, 2019, 8:38 AM HST
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Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park received an anonymous donation of $76,320. That’s in addition to the $38,160 from the County of Hawaiʻi allocated to keep Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park open with limited services.

Organization leaders say the combined total of $114,480 covers approximately nine days of partial service.

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Entrance. Photo: Peter Anderson via Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

The organization’s executive director, Elizabeth Fien said the group is grateful to Mayor Harry Kim for his support and for the anonymous donation received, saying it’s wonderful to know that so many care for Hawaiʻi’s public lands.  “It is wonderful to know that so many care for our public lands,” said Fien.

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