mauna kea :
- n an active volcano on north central Hawaii Island; highest peak in the Hawaiian Islands
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- State hunt to protect endangered Big Island bird
The state says it will hunt feral sheep and goats on the Big Island in coming weeks to protect habitat for the endangered palila songbird. The Department of Land and Natural Resources said Friday it will hunt goats, mouflon sheep, feral sheep and sheep hybrids in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve and Kaohe Game Management Area. Some hunting will be conducted by aerial shooting in compliance ...
July 6, 2013 - KITV Honolulu
- ESA Releases Detailed Images Of Mars’ Most Massive Volcano
Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Recently released images from the European Space Agency's (ESA) Mars Express revealed new details of the largest known volcano in our solar system, Olympus Mons . The inactive Martian volcano rises to approximately 22,000 feet above the surrounding plain, which is more than twice the height of Earth's 10,000-foot high Mauna Kea volcano. Like ...
July 5, 2013 - redOrbit
- Telescope running out of money
A telescope able to examine “baby stars before they come out of the cradle,” and galaxies in the earliest star formation stage, is one of two British-funded telescopes on Mauna Kea that’s looking for funds to continue operating. The James Clerk Maxwell Telescope is looking internationally for help after a prime chunk of funding runs out in September 2014. The University of Hawaii’s Joint ...
July 5, 2013 - West Hawaii Today