Mauna Kea in Hawaii is a dormant volcano and tranlates to ‘White Mountain’ in the native Hawaiian language. This is because the top is often covered in snow between November and March – locals even use this as an opportunity to go skiing! The peak of Mauna Kea is 4,207m above sea level, about 30m…

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If you are desperate for the restroom on Saddle Road then give the Mauna Kea State Park a miss. The toilets there are totally revolting! There is some sort of accommodation there and parking spaces seem to be very active. If you are heading up to the summit of Mauna Kea then I would recommend…

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