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Hawaiian volcanoes go through "life stages" during their development (e.g. Macdonald et al. 1983; Peterson & Moore 1987), and these can be related to their relative relationships to the Hawaiian hotspot.

EARLY ALKALIC STAGE
MAIN THOLEIITE SHIELD
POST-SHIELD ALKALIC STAGE
EROSION AND GIANT LANDSLIDES
REJUVENATION STAGE