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Roadside Geology of Hawaii

Roadside Geology of Hawai'i

by Richard W. Hazlett and Donald W. Hyndman

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Learn about the Geology of Hawai'i with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 317 pages that are packed with detailed information about Hawai'i Geology. See table of contents below.

Roadside Geology of Hawai'i
Table of Contents

I. Geology in the Hawaiian Islands
1
    Of Time and the Hot Spot
1
    The Mantle and the Crust
5
    Lithosphere and Asthenosphere
5
    Molten Rock
7
    Shield Volcanoes
11
    Dying Volvanoes
13
    Xenoliths
17
    Rift Zones
17
    Pyroclastic Cones
18
    Craters
22
    Lava Surfaces
24
    Lava Channels and Tubes
28
    Age Dating
30
    Sinking Islands
31
    Island Collapse
33
    Soils
36
    Fluted Cliffs and Amphitheater Valleys
38
    Drowned Valleys and Tsunami
39
    Wind, Waves, and Beaches
41
    Coral Reefs and Sand Dunes
45
II. Hawai'i, The Big Island
51
    Around Hilo
57
    Pepe'ekeo Scenic Drive
63
    Hawai'i 11: Hilo - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
63
    Crater Rim Drive Loop
70
    Chain of Craters Road
80
    Hawai'i 130: Kea'au - South to the Coast
89
    Hawai'i 137: Hawaii 130 - Kapoho
89
    Hawai'i 132: Kapoho - Pahoa
92
    Mauna Loa Road: Hawai'i 11 - Mauna Loa Trail
94
    Hawai'i 11, Mamalahoa Highway: Kilauea - Kailua - Kona
95
    Hawai'i 19, Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway: Kailua - Waimea
107
    Hawai'i 190, Mamalahoa Highway: Kailua - Waimea
110
    Hawai'i 250: Waimea - Hawi
111
    Hawai'i 270: Pololu - Kawaihae
113
    The Hamakua Coast, Hawai'i 19: Waimea - Hilo
114
    Hawai'i 200 and 220, The Saddle Road: Hilo - Waimea
117
    Mauna Loa Observatory Road, West from Hilo: Saddle Road - Mauna Loa Observatory
123
    Mauna Kea Summit Road: Saddle Road - Summit of Mauna Kea
124
III. Maui, The Valley Isle
129
    Hawai'i 32: Kahului - 'Iao Valley State Park
133
    Hawai'i 30: Kahului - Lahaina
136
    Hawai'i 30: Lahaina - Honokohau Bay
141
    The West Maui Windward Coast:
       Hawai'i 340, The Kahekili Highway: Honokohau - Kahului
144
    The Kihei - Wailea Resort Coast: Hawaii 31, Pi'ilani Highway: Hawai'i 30 - Wailea
147
    South Kihei, Alanui Road: Kihei - Wailea - 'Ahihi - Kina'u Reserve
148
    Hawai'i 36 and 360, Hana Highway: Kahului - Hana - Kipahulu Valley
153
    Hawai'i 31: Hana - Haleakala National Park, Kipahulu Section
161
    Hawai'i 31, South Flank of Haleakala: West of Kipahulu - 'Ulupalakua Ranch
164
    Hawai'i 37: Kahului - 'Ulupalakua, via Pukalani and Keokea
166
    Hawai'i 377 and 378: Pukalani - Summit of Haleakala
167
IV. Lana'i, The Pineapple Isle
175
    Hawai'i 440, Kaumalapau Highway: Lana'i City - Kaumalapau Harbor
177
    Hawai'i 440: Lana'i City - Manele Bay
179
    Hawai'i 430: Lana'i City - Shipwreck Beach
182
    Munro Trail, Four-Wheel-Drive Track: Hawai'i 430 - Across Lana'ihale to Hawai'i 440
187
    Polihua Road to Garden of the Gods, Four-Wheel-Drive Track:
       Lana'i City - Polihua Beach
187
V. Moloka'i, The Friendly Isle
191
    Hawai'i 450, Kamehameha V Highway: Kaunakakai - Halawa Valley
195
    Hawai'i 460, Maunaloa Road: Kaunakakai - Maunaloa
200
    Kaluako'i Road: Hawai'i 460 - Papohaku Beach
204
    Hawai'i 470: The Road to Kalaupapa Overlook
205
VI. O'ahu, The Gathering Place
209
    H-1 Freeway: Honolulu - Farrington Highway
214
    Hawai'i 61: Honolulu - Kailua
217
    Hawai'i 72 to H-1, Kalaniana'ole Highway, around the Southeastern Tip of O'ahu:
        Kailua - Honolulu
221
    Hawai'i 83 and 99 / H-2: Kailua - The North Shore - Across the Island to Pearl Harbor
229
    Hawai'i 930, Westward to Road's End: Northwest Shore - Ka'ena Point
243
    The Leeward Coast: Hawai'i 93, Farrington Highway: H-1 Freeway - Yokohama Beach
244
VII. Kaua'i, The Garden Isle
255
    The North Shore: Hawai'i 56, Kuhio Highway: Lihu'e - Ha'ena
261
    Kaua'i South Shore: Hawai'i 50: Lihu'e - Barking Sands
275
    Hawai'i 520 and 530, Koloa Road: Hawai'i 50 - Po'ipu Beach
280
    Waimea Canyon Drive: Hawai'i 50 - Hawai'i 55
283
    Hawai'i 55: Kekaha - Waimea Canyon and Kalalau, Pu'u o Kila Lookouts
284
Glossary
291
Additional Reading
295
Index
297
About the Authors
307