Hawaii Volcanoes National ParkPresentation Transcript
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park By: MacKenzie Pfannenstiel & Shaila Naegele
Location of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
History of Hawaii Hawaii 1st people arrived there about I,600 years ago. The people came from the north by following the stars and by watching the waves and the flight of the sea birds. The early Hawaiians believed in Pele the goddess of volcanoes. One of the 1st scientist to study Hawaii’s volcanoes was Thomas Jagger.
Sights To See
Mauna Loa Volcano- which is located on the Island of Hawaii , rising above 13,680 ft.
Giant Tree Ferns- that you can walk under them, because there so big.
Things To Do
Look inside a steaming volcano, see what happens at a volcano in the summer.
Jaggers Museum where you can learn about the first scientists to study Hawaii’s volcano during the summer and winter.
Landforms that make up our park are calderas which are holes in the ground.
The bodies of water located in our park are very hot because of the lava.
The average temperatures in our park are between 30-70 degrees Fahrenheit.
The precipitation is 90 to 120 inches per year.
The soil in our park in rocky lava.
Consumers Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle. It is a carnivore. Hawaiian Nene Bird. It is a herbivore. Hawaiian Monk Seal. It is a carnivore. Hawaiian Apapane Bird. It is a herbivore. Hawaiian Hoary Bat. It is a omnivore.
Producers Hawaiian Blue-green algae Hawaiian ‘Ama’u Hawaiian Hapu’u Hawaiian Ohia Tree Hawaiian Silver Sword
Food Chains Producer –Ohia Tree 2nd order consumer-Silver-backed Jackal 1st order consumer-Apapane
Taking Care of our Earth You many not smoke while on the hiking trail. You have to park in certain spots. Don’t feed the Nene. You also have to watch your pets while out on a walk so they don’t hurt the animals in their habitat. You can’t take the rocks that are there. Fishing in only in certain spots also. Motorized vehicles are restricted to paved roads only.