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Mauna Kea Access Road Closure Possible on October 7 During 30 Meter Telescope Dedication

The dedication of the 30 Metre Telescope on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 may is anticipated to be met with protests and civil disobedience. As a result the road to the summit may be closed that day. Like this:Like Loading…

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Timelapse of Snow on Mauna Kea

Here’s a nice time lapse of last week’s snow on Mauna Kea. Post by Highpointers. Like this:Like Loading…

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Body of Hiker Missing in 2007 Snowstorm Found on Mauna Kea

The body of Brian Patrick Murphy who disappeared in a snowstorm on Mauna Kea in 2007 has been identified after being discovered in a remote area of the mountain at 12,000 feet. Like this:Like Loading…

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Time Lapse Video of Hawaii Volcanos

Here’s a nify time lapse of Hawaii volcanos. Like this:Like Loading…

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Mauna Kea Covered in Snow

Here’s Mauna Kea covered in snow. Like this:Like Loading…

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Monument to Douglas Fir Namesake David Douglas on Mauna Kea where he died

An article on Christmas trees notes that David Douglas for whom the Douglas fir is named died while climbing on Mauna Kea when he fell into animal trap which was soon occupied by a bull. A monument to him is … Continue reading

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European Crisis on Mauna Kea: Dutch Leave Telescope; British Expected to Follow Suit

The Dutch will withdraw their 20 percent ownership of the James Clark Maxwell Telescope in 2013. Meanwhile the British are expected to withdraw their 25 percent ownership of Gemini. Like this:Like Loading…

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Pilots Use Mauna Kea for Afghanistan Training

The Army at Wheeler Army Airfield in Hawaii are using Mauna Kea for training for flying helicopters to be used in Afghanistan. Like this:Like Loading…

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Mike Tierney is first to ride Unicycle From Sea Level to Mauna Kea

Mike Tierney is the first person to ride a unicycle from sea level to the top of Mauna Kea and climbing all 28 Colorado passes crossing the Continental Divide. Like this:Like Loading…

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Major Improvements to Saddle Road on Mauna Kea

There have been major improvements opening this week on Saddle Road (built 1942). Like this:Like Loading…

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