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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park September 2012

Alii Keanaaina (Photo courtesy of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park)


Hawaii Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture and After Dark in the Park programs with the community and visitors throughout September.

These programs are free, but park entrance fees may apply.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

* Alii Keanaaina in Concert

Singer, songwriter and musician Alii Keanaaina debuts his first solo album, He Mele No, an album dedicated to those who inspired him to sing and write. Alii is backed by his band (also named He Mele No), comprised of his twin brother Nui, and cousins Pililani Pua-Kaipo and Bradshaw Ellis. They bring to life the stories that Alii has set to melody. CD available for purchase at the concert. Part of Hawaii Volcanoes’ ongoing Na Leo Manu “Heavenly Voices” presentations. Free.
When: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19; doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Where: Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium

* Developing Energy from an Active Volcano: The Kilauea Geothermal Story So Far

HVO scientists Jim Kauahikaua, Frank Trusdell, Wes Thelen, and Jeff Sutton will present a brief history of geothermal development in Hawaii and a description of the location and nature of the hydrothermal system. The most attractive area for power development is Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone. The scientists will address the volcano and seismic hazards on Kilauea and the effects of geothermal development, plus the volcanic gas emissions from the hydrothermal system and their potential hazards. Part of Hawaii Volcanoes’ ongoing After Dark in the Park series. Free. When: 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25
Where: Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium

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