The Unusual Formation of the Hawaiian Islands

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Hawaii is known for its volcanoes, but most volcanoes on earth exist along tectonic plate lines. Hawaii does not! What causes Hawaii to form, and how is it related to the mystery of a magnetic bar code across the Pacific Ocean? Host Dianna Cowern chatted with geologist Noah Randolph-Flagg from UC Berkeley while hiking on the island of Kauai.

Producer/Host: Dianna Cowern
Editor: Jabril Ashe
Research: Sophia Chen
Animations: Kyle Norby

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Convection Footage: Singing Geologist
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mUU69ParFM
Volcano Footage: Kenneth
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m55I4I0peS8

Satellite images of Hawaii: NASA
Stock Footage: Pixabay