Archive for the tag "Mauna Kea"

Signs of old volcanic activity on Mauna Kea.

Mauna Kea pu’us

Low clouds blanket the lower slope of Mauna Kea.

Low clouds from Saddle Road

The two Keck telescopes on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

Keck telescopes on Mauna Kea

The sign at the trailhead to Mauna Kea summit.

Signs: Mauna Kea summit

An endemic Hawaiian blue butterfly at the Palila Forest Discovery Trail

Hawaiian blue butterfly

In this view of Mauna Kea from the Pu’u O’o Trail, the trees of a kipuka, clouds rolling over the saddle, and the bulk of the mountain create a layered effect.

Mauna Kea view

The very long baseline array on Mauna Kea is one of the ten radio telescopes that make up the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA)

Very Long Baseline Array on Mauna Kea

The top of Hualalai Volcano pokes through the clouds on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Hualalai from Mauna Kea