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HAWAIIAN MEANING
The Hawaiian name " Mauna Loa " means " Long Mountain."
 
 
 
 
Mauna Loa
Is among Earth's most active Volcanoes, having erupted 33 times since its first eruption in 1843. Its last eruption was in 1984, but is said that it is to erupt again sometime.( http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/maunaloa/).
 
 
 
 
 
ANOTHER HAWAIIAN MEANING
The Hawaiian name " Kilauea" means " spewing" or " much spreading," in refrence to the lava flows that it erupts.
 
 
 
ARE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS FLAT LAND OR SMALL HILLS?
NEITHER!
The Hawaiian islands are actually the peaks of volcanoes formed over the past 6 million years or so and are relatively young in geological time
 
 
WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE LIVE IN HAWAII?
ALL KINDS!
But the first settlers were the Polynesians, who were the first to arrive in Hawaii and since most of the volcanic islands could not sustain human life, they stocked their canoes with all that would be needed  to start life in Hawaii, these began with coocnuts, sugar canes and taro.
 
 
Hawaii lies right in the middle of the Pacific Plate, one of the most spectacular volcanic island chains in the world!(http://www.sln.org.uk/geography/enquiry/we29.htm)