On the summit of Mauna Kea, Big Island of Hawaii

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Andrew Hara

Sometimes I drive up to Mauna Kea to disappear from the world, but I also find it as an endearing place to share, bond, and experience a feeling of entirety in the world. From the left, you can see the city lights from Hilo, the glow from lava at Halemaumau Crater, Mauna Loa Observatory's green air sampling LIDAR laser, the glow from Kailua, and three friends packed into my cozy car. Facing directly south, the Southern Cross is right over the mountain of Mauna Loa.

Location: Big Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, United States of America

 

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