Timelapse of Snow on Mauna Kea


Here’s a nice time lapse of last week’s snow on Mauna Kea.


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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.


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Time Lapse Video of Hawaii Volcanos


Here’s a nify time lapse of Hawaii volcanos.


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Mauna Kea Covered in Snow

Here’s Mauna Kea covered in snow.


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

Joe, Douglas monument. Douglas was killed near here.
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 on mountain where he died Ka lua kauka (“Doctor’s Pit” in the Hawaiian language), off Mānā Road.

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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.


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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.


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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.


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Major Improvements to Saddle Road on Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea from Saddle Road
There have been major improvements opening this week on Saddle Road (built 1942).


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Swarm Earthquakes on Mauna Kea

There has been a swarm of 39 earthquakes including a 4.5 on Mauna Kea in the last 24 hours.


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