Pamela Frierson

About

Pamela Frierson is the author of The Burning Island: A Journey through Myth and History in Volcano Country, Hawai‘i, and many articles and essays. Raised in Hawai‘i, she lived for many years in the American West, was on the staff of the Whole Earth Catalog, and was one of the founding publishers of the innovative quarterly Place Magazine. She returned to the Islands fifteen years ago and now lives on the slopes of Mauna Kea Volcano, on Hawai‘i Island, working as a freelance writer, photographer, and educator. She is currently completing a book about the remote Northwestern Islands in the Hawaiian archipelago.

Entries in Home Ground

a‘a
ahupua‘a
atoll
blowhole
blue hole
crater
headland
island arc
lava cave
lava fountain
lava tongue
pahoehoe
pali
Pele's tears
punchbowl
sea arch
sea cave
shield volcano
spatter cone