Koolau Volcano | John Seach


Oahu, Hawaii

21.37 N, 157.80 W
summit elevation 941 m
Shield volcano

Ko'olau volcano makes up two thirds of the island of Oahu. Large sections of Koolau volcano are missing due to landslides totaling >500 sq km.

Further reading
Tanaka, R., Nakamura, E. and Takahashi, E., 2002. Geochemical evolution of Koolau volcano, Hawaii. GEOPHYSICAL MONOGRAPH-AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION128, pp.311-332.

Walker, George PL. "The dike complex of Koolau volcano, Oahu: internal structure of a Hawaiian rift zone." Volcanism in Hawaii 2 (1987): 961-993.

Koolau Volcano Eruptions

Possible Holocene eruptions of Koolau Volcano