By Matt Gragg

Sunset From Summit Of Mauna Kea

State/Province/Region
HI
Country
US
Nearest Area
Saddle Road, Big Island
Town
Waikaloa Village
Brief Directions

Take HWY 160 (Mamalahoa HWY) north from Kona to Saddle Road Junction. Take right on Saddle Road to Mauna Kea Road. Turn left to go to summit

Notes

Best time is at sunset. You will need 4-wheel drive to access final 6 miles of dirt road to summit. Elevation is near 14,000 feet. Air is pretty thin. After sunset proceed to 9,000 ft. elevation visitor's center for unbelievable star show at night.

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Date Added
March 16, 2009
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March 16, 2009

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