a dormant volcano in Hawaii, on the island of Maui. 10,032 feet (3058 meters) above sea level.

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  • His conclusion was that the sun's path was directly across Haleakala.

    The Book of the National Parks

    Robert Sterling Yard

  • But what are either of them compared to the vacant stomach of Haleakala?

    Roughing It

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • But it is on the western slopes of Haleakala that the main battle goes on.

  • Yet the tourist comes not, and Haleakala sleeps on in lonely and unseen grandeur.

  • Land; pressed flowers and ferns from the Himalayas, from Africa, from Haleakala.

British Dictionary definitions for haleakala



a volcano in Hawaii, on E Maui island. Height: 3057 m (10 032 ft). Area of crater: 49 sq km (19 sq miles). Depth of crater: 829 m (2720 ft)
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