Which of the Hawaiian Islands has active volcanoes?

Answer Both the Island of Hawai'i and Maui have active volcanoes. Kilauea, Mauna Loa and Hualalai are considered active volcanoes on the island of Hawai'i, with Kilauea erupting continuously since 1983. O... Read More »

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Active Volcanoes in the Hawaiian Islands?

The Hawaiian islands are home to the world's most active volcanoes, including the earth's largest volcano. No wonder that native Hawaiians honor Pele, the goddess of fire, dwelling within the crate... Read More »

Which Hawaiian islands are privately owned?

Niihau (Ni`ihau) is the only privately owned Hawaiian Island. It is the oldest of the main islands and is often referred to as the Forbidden Island. It was purchased by King Kamehameha in 1864 and ... Read More »

Which of the Hawaiian Islands is farthest south?

The Island of Hawai'i is the most southern of the Hawaiian Islands. The same hot spot that continues to form this island has begun forming a seamount named Lo'ihi Seamount. This new seamount may ev... Read More »

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 »