Hawaii Volcanoes General
The Hawaiian shield volcanoes are the largest mountains on Earth.
Very hot!! Here are some temperatures recorded at different times and locations:
The Hawaiian Islands are the tops of gigantic volcanic mountains formed by countless eruptions of fluid lava over several million years; some tower more than 30,000 feet above the sea floor
The principal volcanoes of the Hawaii Islands (from northwest (oldest) to southeast (youngest)) are Niihau; Kauai; Koolau and Waianae Volcanoes on Oahu; West Molokai and East Molokai Volcanoes on Molokai; Lanai; West Maui and East Maui (Haleakala)