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The Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station early Saturday morning. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station stargazing to be suspended during construction work

The Maunakea Visitor Information Station (VIS) will adjust its closing time from 10 p.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Friday, December 7, for an infrastructure project that will improve visitor safety and better protect natural, historic and cultural resources. Preparations will begin in December with construction slated to start in January 2019. The project is expected […]

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Mauna Kea summit. (Photo courtesy of KAHEA)

Mauna Kea summit access road cleared, Visitor Information Station closed

The boulders and rock structures that were found on the gravel road leading to the summit of Mauna Kea have been removed. The Office of Mauna Kea Management (OMKM) worked collaboratively with volunteers to ensure the rocks were safely and properly cleared from the roadway. The state continues to assess and monitor the situation to […]

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