Tag Archives: Hawaiian Islands

~100,000-200,000: Exploring Loihi – The Emerging Hawaiian Island

Discover Loihi, an undersea mountain set to become Hawaii's newest island. With a history of seismic activity and significant growth potential, Loihi epitomizes Earth's dynamic geological processes

c. 28 Million BCE: The Formation of the Hawaiian Islands – A Hotspot Story

The Hawaiian Islands' formation is linked to a stationary hotspot beneath the moving Pacific plate, a theory first proposed by John Tuzo Wilson in 1963. The islands' age progression from the youngest in the southeast [...]