American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An active volcanic crater on the southeast slope of Mauna Loa in south-central Hawaii Island. It is one of the largest and most spectacular craters in the world.
“[Footnote 335: The figure in the second and third verses, of waves from Kahiki (_nalu mai Kahiki_) beating against the front of Kilauea (_Po-po'i aku la i ke alo o Kilauea_), seems to picture the trampling of the multitude splashing the mire as if it were, waves of ocean.] [Footnote 336: _Kukuena_.”
“The Kilauea is a screw boat of 400 tons, most unprepossessing in appearance, slow, but sure, and capable of bearing an infinite amount of battering.”
“The night was cloudy, and so the glare from Kilauea which is often seen far out at sea was not visible.”
“Kilauea which is often seen far out at sea was not visible.”
“When the "Kilauea" rolled, and the water splashed in simultaneously, we were treated to vigorous”
“The magma wells up to form new land in the sea, such as Kilauea on Hawaii.”
“Hawaiian Meaning The Hawaiian name "Kilauea" means "spewing" or "much spreading," apparently in reference to the lava flows that it erupts.”
“Unlike the calderas of other "run of the mill" volcanoes such as Kilauea or Mount St. Helens, this one is so big you probably have never even noticed it.”
“Hawaiian Meaning The Hawaiian name "Kilauea" means”
“And it was on to Kilauea — the dream so near its ending; and of course we tossed into the pit of sea-surging lava our offerings to the Fire-Goddess of maile leis and of fish and hard poi wrapped moist in the ti leaves.”
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