Hawai'i the Big Island - Mauna Kea & Saddle Road (PDF Chapter)
You won’t find much on the grassy lava-strewn plains between the massive shoulders of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, except for overwhelming scenery and an acute sense of your own insignificance.
- stand among the giants of astronomy at Mauna Kea Summit, contemplating your own rela-tionship with the heavens
- inspect the inner workings of Subaru Telescope, a gargantuan precision instrument
- pay respects to the Hawaiian gods of the earth and sky at the Hawaiian Islands’ piku (na-vel), Lake Waiʻau.
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Mauna Kea Webcams, Mauna Kea, Saddle Road.