The Hawaiian name " Mauna Loa " means " Long Mountain."
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?
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?
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.