Meeting inside the caldera or an active, erupting volcano; we learn about the science and traditions regarding not only Kīlauea volcano, but the birth of all of the Hawaiian archipelago. Students discover the continued activity Hawaiian volcanoes continue producing till this very day.
Learn what volcanoes are
Learn the current theory of the formation of Hawaii
Learn the traditional history of the formation of the archipelago
Understand process of formation
Learn the basic formations created by all volcanoes
Jagger Museum is located within Kīlauea Caldera, overlooking Halema'uma'u Crater and the current eruption of Kīlauea volcano. This is traditionally the home of the Hawaiian akua Pelehonuamea and the current heart of Hawai'i's famed volcanism. A number of tools and terms are utilized by scientists to understand the current and past activity of the volcano; as well as the origins of the Hawaiian archipelago.