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Mauna Kea - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Mauna Kea, Hawaii 96720, USA

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About Mauna Kea

This is a dormant volcano and the highest point in the island of Hawaii. Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the world. Trekkerrs and adventure lovers can explore this area.

Attractions Near Mauna Kea

Akaka Falls State Park
Akaka Falls State Park33.25km from Mauna Kea

This is a beautiful state park which was located in Hawaii. It comprises of so many huge trees and a vast collection of flora and fauna. The main highlight of this state park is the 442 feet high waterfalls named Akaka. The falls can be viewed from several points along a loop trail through the park. This park is a good trekking destination and also an escape from a busy life.

Waipio Valley
Waipio Valley34.96km from Mauna Kea

Waipio Valley is very famous for its greenery and scenic views. It was home to old Hawaiian kings and once upon a time was densely populated. It is one of the most beautiful and secluded places to go for a hike on the Big Island.

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden38.93km from Mauna Kea

This is a nonprofit botanical garden and nature preserve located near to the Old Māmalahoa Highway. he garden is located in a scenic valley opening out to Onomea Bay, and features streams, waterfalls and a boardwalk along the ocean. Today the garden contains over 2,000 plant species, representing more than 125 families and 750 genera, with good collections of palms and so more.

Rainbow Falls
Rainbow Falls39.19km from Mauna Kea

A beautiful 80 m Height waterfalls which was part of the Hawaii state parks. At this falls Falls, the Wailuku River rushes into a large pool below and the pool is surrounded by lush greenery and it gives a stunning view of the waterfall.

Mauna Loa
Mauna Loa40.87km from Mauna Kea

Mauna Loa is the largest active volcano on Earth in terms of volume and area covered. It is an active shield volcano located on the island of Hawaii in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It stands over 13,000 feet tall(4,169 m) and has a base that covers an area of over 2,000 square miles.

Imiloa Astronomy Center
Imiloa Astronomy Center41.86km from Mauna Kea

This is an astronomy and culture education center located in Hilo, Hawaii. It features exhibits and shows dealing with Hawaiian culture and history, astronomy, and the overlap between the two. It also includes a 120-seat planetarium, which features a fulldome video projection system.

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