Also known as Mauna O Wakea, or Mountain of the Sky Father, Mauna Kea, the White Mountain is an important cultural site.
Information About Visiting Mauna Kea
Visiting Mauna Kea is aww-inspiring because it is known as the world’s largest sea mountain and one of the largest volcanoes on Earth. Whether you’re traveling to the top to hike, stargaze or just check out the view, it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Here are a few of the things you will want to know as you set out to visit Mauna Kea and see the Big Island from this unreal vantage point.
More than 11 countries, non-profit institutions, and scientific cooperatives have established, funded, and maintained 13 telescopes atop Mauna Kea.