Explore Hawaiʻi Island from Home
Hawaiʻi Island is the largest and southernmost of the Hawaiian Islands. It is made up of five volcanoes: Kohala, Mauna Kea, Hualalai, Mauna Loa, and Kilauea. Itʻs 4,028 square miles and Hawaiʻi Island DOFAW manages 665,700 acres, or about 25% of the total land mass. We focus on protecting lands for watershed function, the integrity of native ecosystems, for natural and cultural resources, and for outdoor recreation. Use this page to explore Hawaiʻi Island virtually- to explore its forests, plants and animals, and to learn about what weʻre up to at DLNR DOFAW Hawaiʻi Island Branch.
Our education pages have a number of ways for you to explore Hawaiʻi Island from home, as well as ideas and information to help you get outside and experience it in person. You can also learn about Hawaiʻi Island by visiting our pages for DOFAW-managed lands on Hawaiʻi Island, and you can find more educational resources by visiting our Education Homepage.