Take An Unforgettable Drive To The Top Of Hawaii’s Highest Mountain
Hawaii is full of majestic mountain peaks and lush valleys, but there is one summit that stands tall above the rest. Mauna Kea, or Mauna a Wakea in Hawaiian culture, is Hawaii’s tallest peak, but also one of the most fascinating mountains in the Pacific. To reach the summit of this towering mountain, take the Mauna Kea Access Road for an unforgettable — and potentially nerve-wracking — journey to more than 13,700 feet above sea level. It not only leads you to the summit of the Aloha State’s highest mountain but is one of the highest paved roads in the world as well. Let’s explore, shall we?
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.