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Tourism to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Creates $199,923,400 in Economic Benefits to Local Economy
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1,887,580 visitors to Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park in 2016 spent $159,195,500 in communities near the park. That spending supported 1,917 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $199,923,400. “It's exciting to see the steady increase in both visitation…