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Haleakala Crater

Maui Volcanoes and the Hana Lava Tube

The Hawaiian Island chain was formed long ago when a volcanic hot spot occurred in the middle of the Pacific Plate. Maui specifically was formed from two volcanoes on the ocean floor. Maui is also home to the Haleakalā Crater and lava tubes that are beautiful displays of how volcanic activity is a significant part…

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April 21, 2023

Visiting Haleakalā Crater

Haleakalā has long been a wondrous sight for kama’aina and visitors alike. It is one of the highest peaks in the Pacific Ocean. Only about 5% is visible above sea level, but if you measure Haleakalā from its base, it measures taller than Mount Everest. For over 1,000 years, before those early missionaries climbed the…

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March 2, 2023