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Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii

The goddess of fire, Pele, is said to enjoy the sweet and tart taste of the ohelo berries. Native Hawaiians are believed to have tossed the berries into the mouth of the 4,090-foot volcano Kilauea, home of the tempestuous deity, to placate her anger. Oral traditions and chants speak of eruptions occurring long before the… read more »

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