In Hawaiian religion, Pele, goddess of volcanoes, is credited with controlling the lava flows of Kilauea. Known for her strength and enviousness, Pele was descended from Papa and Wakea, the ancient Earth Mother and Sky Father. To illustrate her importance, the author includes stories from history and notes on geology. Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes is a book by W. D. Westervelt.
W. D. Westervelt
Softcover, 132 pp.