Public asked to sound off on tour flights over HVNP

Photo by Janice Wei/National Park Service A lava plume rises in Halema’uma’u Crater in this undated photo taken from Kilauea Overlook.

The spokesman for a local citizens’ group that successfully sued to have the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Park Service brought into compliance with the Air Tour Management Act of 2000 expressed disappointment Monday that the agencies released a document seeking comments on possible air tour management plans for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Maui’s Haleakala National Park.