How The Hawaiian Islands Were Created and Other Volcano Magic

Hawai’i is full of superlatives.  Stunning sunsets, giant waves with excellent surfers, magnificent rainbows, the world’s tallest mountain… wait!  What? The worlds’ tallest mountain? What about Mount Everest?  If you measure Mauna Kea on the Big Island from the seafloor to the summit, it is 33,500 feet high, while Mt. Everest is only 29,029 feet… Read more »