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 How fast are the Hawaiian Islands moving?

Answer The Hawaiian Islands move about 4 inches northwest each year--about how much your nails grow in a year's time. The Hawaiian Islands were each formed over a hot spot--an area where magma flows up fr... Read More »
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How many islands& atolls comprise the Hawaiian islands?

Hawaii's eight main islands--Hawaii, Kahoolawe, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai and Niihau--make up 99 percent of its land mass. Of these, Hawaii is the largest, Kahoolawe is uninhabited, and Nii... Read More »
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How many islands make up the Hawaiian Islands?

There are nine main Hawaiian islands and an additional nine Northwest Hawaiian Islands, for a total of 18. If the various rocks and islets in the area are also included, there are as many as 130 is... Read More »
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How old are the Hawaiian Islands?

Hawaii is an archipelago of islands in the Pacific Ocean, known for its four largest ones. Kauai is the oldest, formed as a volcano about 5 million years ago. The volcanoes on Oahu, Maui and Hawai'... Read More »
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Occupations of the Hawaiian Islands?

Statewide, Hawaii's list of top 20 occupations has remained fairly steady despite recessionary pressure and a national and state trend of job cuts and unemployment. On Hawaii's four main islands, ... Read More »
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