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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

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.

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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

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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Amazing Mauna Kea Video of Burst from Missile

Atmospheric flare from a minuteman III ICBM missile from Kanoa on Vimeo. Here’s an amazing (and scarey) video captured on June 22 from the Subaru Telescope on Mauna Kea of the burst from a Minuteman missile.

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Lightning Knocks Mauna Kea Telescope

A huge lightning storm on Mauna Kea knocked out the University of 41-year old Hawaii’s 2.2 meter telescope — the first on the mountain.

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