Why Does Hawaii Have so Many Volcanoes?

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Hawaii has numerous volcanoes because most of the Hawaiian Islands were formed at the boundaries of tectonic plates. The pacific plate, the edge on which Hawaii lies, is part of the pacific ring of fire.
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because ther're near plate boundaries.
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