Mountain View in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
The ‘Ōhi'a Wing will soon be home to the park's collection of artwork and artifacts
Change is once again in the wind for the 'Ōhi'a Wing. The park plans to rehabilitate the interior to preserve, protect and feature the park's museum collection which includes artwork and photographs, natural history specimens, and artifacts.
The park houses a notable collection of volcano-inspired artworks. Since 1939, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park has amassed a significant art collection, including many works from the Volcano School (1880-1890) artists. This collection offers a historical perspective of each artist's interpretation of Kīluea. For the first time, these celebrated pieces will be exhibited in an environment that ensures
Erected by National Park Service, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 19° 25.728′ N, 155° 15.456′ W. Marker is in Mountain View, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker can be reached from Crater Rim Drive near Mamalahoa Highway (Hawaii Route 11), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mountain View HI 96771, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Volcano House reigns as one of America's great lodges (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (within shouting distance of this marker); Kilauea (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Countless are the Accomplishments of Roosevelt's Trusty "Tree Army" (about 300 feet away); Explosive eruptions rock Kīlauea volcano (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mauna Loa (approx. 2.1 miles away); The "Firepit" of Halema'uma'u (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mauna Ulu (approx. 8.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The 'Ōhi'a
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