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Director's Order #100 is intended to guide the National Park Service in taking the necessary actions to support resource stewardship to fulfill its mission in the 21st century. It includes integrating natural and cultural resource stewardship and recognizes that traditional ecological knowledge can inform such stewardship.
Holei Sea Arch
In November 2016, a new MOU was signed by the Working Group's members to extend its formal existence to 2021 and add the Small Business Administration to the Group.
Kilauea Point aerial view - photo: by permission of USFWS and Carl Berg
Nearly 500 National Wildlife Refuges offer free entry year-round, while only 31, including Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, charge admission to help fund their recreation-related projects. See the dates when these refuges will offer free admission in 2017.
Terraced Lo'i
The guide identifies Federal program and grant opportunities in health, housing, education, and labor for which members of the Native Hawaiian Community and Native Hawaiian organizations may apply.
Halemaʻumaʻu within Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park (photo credit:  NPS/J. Wei)
Every year, the Interior Department offers free admission days to visit public lands that charge an entrance fee, including Haleakalā National Park, Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, and Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park.