Longtime HVNP volunteers spend retirement battling invasive species at park

Paul and Jane Fields stand together in the forest while leading the Stewardship at the Summit program at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Friday, March 31, 2023. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

With the chirping songs of the oma‘o singing overhead, Jane, 80, and Paul Fields, 77, recently enjoyed another day of lopping ginger and learning about the forest in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.